Including facilitators, there were about 40 total, with participants coming from around the world (Hong Kong, Malawi, Japan, etc.) as well as Canada and USA.  The range of background was actually quite diverse, with some who have only done self-study (mainly using the BLC’s materials) to others who have years of experience teaching Greek.  Some even commented on how having this mix among participants, as well as a range of abilities among facilitators, actually helped one better conceptualize how communicative language teaching can be applied with a diversity of student and instructor ability.  More