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What does transfer look like in the classroom?

HOW and WHEN will I build bridges to the other language class in my class?

Bridging is a key moment in the transfer process. The teacher deliberately plans for a timely sequence of activities that will lead students to make connections between the languages.

Guiding questions to plan activities that lead students to the transfer of language learning

Below are some guiding questions that can be useful while planning for bridging and the reflection  involved in the transfer process.

For more information, please refer to the section Bridging in class which outlines strategies and practices for explicit instruction that fosters transfer.