Discover the transformative learning power of using your own students’ lives—their stories, their ideas, their real-life concerns—as a basis for your lessons! How is this possible? The secret is in the symbols—simple drawings that serve as immediate cues for speaking. You’ll learn how to quickly and easily use these symbols to create lessons on the spot. This highly acclaimed resource shares over 100 ideas for lesson topics, 32 photocopiable lessons, a practical symbol guide, and a dictionary of over 500 easy-to-copy symbols with both an English and a Spanish index. A MUST for every language teacher’s library.