Defragmenting Foreign Language Learning – Marisa Constantinides | TELT |

"In the same way, the ‘McNuggeting’ of language knowledge bytes leads to fragmentation and lack of ability to access language and be able to use it in a natural and fluent way."


This resonates with Leaky Grammar's post on improvisation

because for Marisa Constantinides, Step 1 on the path to defragmented (or holistic) language teaching is "Sustained talk / long turns."

Exactly what Bobby McFerrin says in the video on improvisation: if you want to sing well, you have to practice singing for a long time.