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His major platform for teaching a foreign language is encouraging risk-taking (“confront more language than what you presently own”), vulnerability (“the willingness to err for the broader goal of communication”), and intuition (“the ability to sift for meaning”).
And yes, we had to perform a rap of our own during the session. I was grouped with a bunch of Spanish teachers and we wrote an original rap to talk about likes/dislikes. In the few minutes we had, we did a good job. The best rap, though, was the lone Russian teacher who had to rap by himself. It was hysterical.
Part two will of our Chicago excursion will be posted in a day or two.