Naming formations

Jana Draper

Message 3126 · 17 Nov 1995 16:01:18 · Variable-width font · Whole thread

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>Without warning the rest of us who were stooging, she privately asked
>the one native German speaker in the class, Armin Busse of Bielefeld,
>to teach us all a practice lesson auf Deutsch. He proceeded to do so,
>using lots of demonstration and gestures, but no English, and managed to get
>us to dance "eine grosse Kette" [a Grand Chain] successfully.

An excellent example. For another, one evening my husband, George Bogart,
had laryngitis and could not speak above a whisper. Rather than cancel, he
taught an entire basic level class using only demonstrations and pounding a
staff on the floor when he need their attention. It was a very successful
class.

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