By Stephen Krashen
ReadOasis Step 4
Talking is not practicing. Talking is not practicing. What does this mean?
It means if you want to improve your Spanish, it will not help you to speak Spanish out loud in the car as you drive to work in the morning. It will not help you to go to the bathroom, close the door and speak Spanish to the mirror. I used to think those things help. Now I think they don't.
On the other hand, if we were a German class and we could hang together for a couple of weeks,...