Teaching About the Environment in the Foreign Language Classroom

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ABSTRACT  The author, a Spanish instructor and OPI tester; attended a workshop on introducing environmental issues into classroom curriculum. She shares her experience and the materials she developed for teaching about the environment in Spanish. Her approach incorporates oral proficiency goals and is based on authentic materials that are accompanied by worksheets that include prereading aercises, small-group discussion activities and structured conversation and composition suggestions.

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