Silent way : Cuisenaire rods

Cuisenaire rods

Cuisenaire rods

Though primarily used for mathematics, they have also become popular in language-teaching classrooms, particularly The Silent Way.They can be used

  1. to demonstrate most grammatical structures such as prepositions of place, comparatives & superlatives, determiners, tenses, adverbs of time, manner, etc.,
  2. to show sentence and word stress, rising and falling intonation and word groupings
  3. to create a visual model of constructs, for example the English verb tense system .

Donald Cherry explains   how   to use  them  in a series of   youtube videos, the  following is  just one   of them

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