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Practice Note: Total Physical Response: An Instructional Strategy for Second-Language Learners Who Are Visually Impaired

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Practice Note: Total Physical Response: An Instructional Strategy for Second-Language Learners Who Are Visually Impaired
By Paula Conroy; Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, Vol. 93, No. 5 (1999).

Describes Total Physical Response, a teaching technique that teachers of English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) use to instruct students who are in the process of learning a second language and modifications that can be made to the program to teach students with visual impairments.

 

Posted on February 18, 2012
Updated on: November 27, 2018