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Karen Rowan is an author and speaker on TPRS®


Links & Resources

Subscribe to IJFLT, The International Journal on Language Teaching

A free, on-line journal dedicated to publishing peer-reviewed research on comprehension-based methodologies

Prentice Hall video on TPR Stories for Realidades

The Student Interest Inventory

Improve personalization in your classroom by getting to know your students a little better. Alter the survey to fit your needs.

New York Proficiency and New York Regents Exams

Download question word posters.
Post them in the back of your classroom so you can think on your feet while Asking the
Story. Question word posters available in Spanish, English, French, and German

Preparing for AP exams from Level 1 with TPRS®
By Alison Eustice, Amy O’Connor and Karen Rowan, The Colorado Springs School

Download a TPRStories Peer-coaching Feedback Form.
(This form is not intended to be used for evaluative purposes. It should be used by an observer familiar with TPRS® . The observer will need a watch or stopwatch. The teacher being observed should use the form to perform an informal self-evaluation of the content of the class).

Five Day Lesson Plan Ideas
In addition to TPRS® , each day you may want to add a ten-minute activity. Choose from the activities on this page and rotate them as fits your needs.

Hand-out from the Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers
Spring Conference 2004

Links to other TPRStorytelling® websites

Take an adult TPRS® language class in 3-5 days or order DVDs of our classes.

Free resources in every language we teach, from previous language classes.
Podcasts for students of English. Absolutely the best resource I’ve ever seen for English acquisition. Created by Dr. Jeff McQuillan and Dr. Lucy Tse, former students of Stephen Krashen, this ample and continuous supply of comprehensible input is a bottomless resource that can be downloaded onto Ipods or listened to on-line.
Download out-of-print books by Dr. Stephen Krashen, co-creator of the Natural Approach!

Jason Fritze’s site with helpful reading resources
Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers (CCFLT) Website
Michael Miller, creator of the Sabine und Michael Junior High TPRS® books. music and TPRS® instructional videos, also links you to other German language resources through his website.
Comprehensive source of Spanish language materials on TPRS® , including links to other Spanish language websites.
Join the listserv for support, guidance, ideas and answers in a friendly environment and check out the plethora of downloadable resources in the files. Advice from long-time TPRS® teachers, presenters and authors.
Carol Gaab, Valerie Marsh and Christine Anderson and Kristy Placido are the authors of the Tell Me! TPRS® series for elementary and junior high. Carol Gaab is also a sought after TPRS® presenter.
Prentice Hall is the publisher of TPR Stories for Paso a paso I and II and TPR Stories for Realidades I and II, by Karen Rowan. Check out the website for additional information.
A help-list for teachers adapting their textbooks and curriculum for TPRS
Ben Slavik’s blog for TPRS language teachers

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