Storytelling... an age-old, beloved, natural activity. Second language learning... usually not so beloved, or natural. But, STORYTELLING can make acquiring a second language fun, natural…..and successful.
Let’s face it, most (U.S.) Americans don’t communicate well in their second language, even just one year out of high school. As an experienced homeschool parent and language teacher, I’ve tried many curricula. But nothing worked really well, until last year, when I implemented a method known as TPRS, “Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling”. For the first time, my students experienced leaps in comprehension, speaking, language retention and enjoyment. TPRS is a powerful language tool, qualitatively different from most programs out there, but it is not on the radar of most homeschool families. So here at this website I've compiled everything I wish I'd known about TPRS when my kids were learning a foreign language. Explore, deliberate and judge for yourselves if TPRS is a good fit for your family…..