In episode 32, Stacey shares an interview with Walter Hopkins, instructor and assistant director of the Michigan State University Spanish language program. Walter discusses his perspective on excellent language teaching, unpacks some of the issues faced by new language instructors, and explains how his language program has developed around proficiency goals.

 

You can read the transcript of this episode here.

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Show Notes

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You can find Walter Hopkins online…

…on Twitter @teawithwph

…on his podcast teawithbvp.com

…or on his MSU faculty page http://www.rcs.msu.edu/people/faculty/walter-hopkins/

 

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