First Advisor

Henderson, Russell E.


College for Professional Studies

Degree Name

Master of Education


School of Education and Counseling

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access



Number of Pages

121 pages


This project examines methodologies of second language instruction such as The Natural Approach, Total Physical Response, Total Physical Response Storytelling, The Grammar Translation Approach, and Communicative Language teaching. Research is presented on brain research and how it relates to second language acquisition. The author of the project presents a detailed explanation of Total Physical Response Storytelling, and explains why it is an effective method of second language instruction when combined with the teaching of grammar rules.

Date of Award

Summer 2006

Location (Creation)

Denver, Colorado

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