ERIC Number: ED023087
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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Teachers of English as a Second Language: Their Training and Preparation.
Perren, G.E., Ed.
This book brings together summaries of British thinking and experience in the field of teaching English as a foreign or second language. It is partly in the form of reports on successful projects (in Africa and India) drawing out the implications for future practice, partly in the form of more general discussion. Contents include (1) "The Training of Teachers of English as a Second Language in Africa," by J.A. Bright, (2) "Training Teachers of Adults," by H.A. Cartledge, (3) "Advanced Study and the Experienced Teacher," by S.P. Corder,(4) "Teaching Practice," by A.S. Hornby, (5) "Training and Study Centres in Britain," by W.R. Lee, (6) "The Literary Element in Teacher Education," by Bruce Pattison, (7) "Training to Teach in English," by G.E. Perren, (8) "In-Service Training for Teachers of English in Developing Countries," by D.A. Smith, and (9) "Improving the Teacher's Own English," by Peter Strevens. Also included are brief biographical details of the authors and a selected bibliography. (AMM)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Education Service Centers, English Curriculum, English Education, English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
Cambridge Univ. Press, American Branch, 32 East 57th St., New York, N.Y. 10022 ($5.50).
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Council, London (England). English-Teaching Information Centre.
Identifiers: Africa; Great Britain; India