total physical response

Making the Connection: Movement & Second Language Learning

Want a child to speak more than one language fluently? Start early! Research shows that when children learn another language at a young age the more likely they are to understand it and speak like a native speaker. It’s never too early to begin learning another language. In fact, evidence indicates that babies have the […]

Jump for joy: Busy bodies and second language learning

This video demonstrates the Total Physical Response approach to second language learning and shows a parent and child at home using one of the recorded activities from ABC English & Me. It all started with movement. When James Asher, a professor of psychology at San Jose State University in California, started asking why young children […]