ERIC Number: ED159893
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
TESL Reporter, Vol. 11, No. 4.
Pack, Alice C., Ed.
This issue contains five articles dealing with teaching English as a second language. "Distinctive Features of Written English" by L. E. Henrichson discusses the special instruction that is needed if a student is to learn to write well. "In-Class Dynamics in TESL" by J. B. Alter presents a technique for spontaneous oral duscussion on newly introduced topics. "An ESL-ABE Video Tape Bank" announces a set of fifteen color video tapes, developed by Palomar College, San Marcos, California, which can be borrowed or purchased and which deal with a variety of practical strategies and techniques. "Report on the 1978 TESOL Convention" by T. G. Huebner comments on the presentations and workshops at the convention held in Mexico City in April. "The Strip Story: Making it Work" by M. James discusses this method of teaching proper sequencing and applies it to other language activities and objectives. Finally there is a review of the book "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness" by Alice C. Pack. (AMH)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Class Activities, Communicative Competence (Languages), Conference Reports, Connected Discourse, Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Film Libraries, Grammar, Higher Education, Language Instruction, Narration, Second Language Learning, Sentences, Speech Communication, Speech Skills, Teaching Methods, Videotape Recordings, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills, Written Language
Communication and Language Arts Division, Brigham Young University, Hawaii Campus, Laie, Hawaii 96762 (free)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Brigham Young Univ., Laie, HI. Div. of Communication and Language Arts.