I am super excited to finally have my Indonesian Word Wall up in TPT! This list has been lovingly created based on Ben Slavic's Wordlist found in his books. About a year ago I found Ben's website and got super excited about TPRS. TPRS or TPR Storytelling, was invented by Blain Ray, and has … Continue reading Indonesian Word Wall
The Indonesian feeling pack is my favourite pack so far. I really don't think we should be teaching students just one or two feeling words if our goal is for them to be able to express themselves. Even if each child only remembers 3 or 4 out of 12, those few will be the feelings … Continue reading Indonesian Feelings Flip books
My husband and I have learnt Indonesian through a wonderful method called GPA that was developed by Greg Thompson, but I am yet to discover others who have successfully implimented it with children aged 4-12. Children in this age bracket have needs, challenges and also many great advantages when learning a second language. When exploring … Continue reading GPA for kids
The first of my Olympics sets focuses on the target structure of "Kamu bermain olahruga apa? " For my kids the only new word in that structure is olahruga so we should be able to have fun with the sports. First we will look at the sports on the first set of cards and as … Continue reading Kamu bermain olahruga apa?
How can these resources support my language lesson? This is how I use them with my small group of F-2's, so I hope this gives you some ideas. We always start our lesson off with songs, and the role, using target language. We are also working through our first 3 classroom series so we practice … Continue reading Using classroom resourses with TPR in an Indonesian language class
Teaching Ibu Tasya is because I find myself learning more through this process than I actually teach to my children. Everyday being immersed in culture I learn so much. I am learning and will always be learning, both Bahasa Indonesia and about Teaching. About my children, culture and of course language acquisition.