Gerard L. Ervin (Ph.D., The Ohio State University) is Director of the Foreign Language Center and Associate Professor of Russian at The Ohio State University.
Purposeful Practice with the Four-by-Six Card: Quick, Convenient, and Communicative
Article first published online: 31 DEC 2008
© 1988 American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Foreign Language Annals
Volume 21, Issue 4, pages 337–339, September 1988
How to Cite
Ervin, G. L. (1988), Purposeful Practice with the Four-by-Six Card: Quick, Convenient, and Communicative. Foreign Language Annals, 21: 337–339. doi: 10.1111/j.1944-9720.1988.tb01078.x
- Issue published online: 31 DEC 2008
- Article first published online: 31 DEC 2008
ABSTRACT Even the best teachers need suggestions for purposeful, enjoyable, communicative activities that relate to the level of their students and the lessons they've been doing. This article offers several ideas that can be utilized with very little planning, and that can be augmented and improved upon from year to year, creating a file of useful student-centered modules the teacher can tap at a moment's notice.