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Welcome to 2017 National TPRS Conference in San Antonio!  Below you will find our official schedule.  The Fluency Fast pre-conference language classes begin Friday, July 14.  NTPRS begins at 8:00 am on Monday, July 17.


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Thursday, July 20 • 9:15am - 10:15am
A Three-hour Model: Structuring TPRS as a Foundation for Complex Programs

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This presentation describes how TPRS was organized into a summer program where funders required output-based activities. A “Three-hour Model” was devised to align meaningful auditory input in the first hour, extended reading in the second hour, and output-based activities in the third hour. Teacher training and reading materials are discussed.

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Reed Riggs

Chinese Instructor, Brigham Young University–Hawaiʻi
Reed Riggs is a Chinese language instructor at Brigham Young University–Hawai`i. His research focuses on Usage-based approaches to L2 development, including Conversation Analysis and Construction Grammar. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Hawai`i in 2018 and his M.A. a... Read More →
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Ngan Ta

Upper School Chinese Teacher, ‘Iolani School
I'm currently teaching middle school and high school Chinese at 'Iolani School in Honolulu. Since 2014, I started teaching Chinese through stories customized to my students' interests. I have since noticed that teaching through customized stories has helped my students reach higher... Read More →

Thursday July 20, 2017 9:15am - 10:15am CDT
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