Comprehensible Input, Scaffolding, and Affective Filter
After reading Chapters Ten and Fifteen and the required video presentation, Teaching Foreign Languages: Make Your Students Feel at Ease, put yourself in the shoes of a student learning English. You have been in the United States for a short time and no one at your school speaks your language. What would you need from the teacher to make input comprehensible? What could the teacher do to scaffold lessons for you? How can the teacher effectively lower the affective filter for you while still creating positive anxiety?