ERIC Number: ED159894
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
TESL Reporter, Vol. 11, No. 3.
Pack, Alice C., Ed.
This issue contains five articles on teaching English as a second language. "Predictive Validity of the CELT" by R. T. Moran and J. G. Erion discusses use of the Comprehensive English Language Test for Speakers of English as a Second Language to predict later success in a setting where nearly all students speak English as their second language. "Sentence Combining: A Theory and Two Reviews" by R. Shook acquaints the reader with the theory of sentence combining and reviews two books that apply to ESL instruction. "How to Construct a Crossword Puzzle" by A. C. Pack gives detailed instructions on the materials needed and procedure to be followed in constructing vocabulary building puzzles. "Report on 2nd Annual Year of Composition Workshop" by G. Larkin describes the presentations and workshops based on the theme of composition instruction within the framework of English as an international auxiliary language. The final article consists of a listing of employment opportunities for teachers of English as a second language in Kobe, Japan and Saudi Arabia. (AMH)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Opportunities, English (Second Language), Grammar, Higher Education, Language Instruction, Language Tests, Predictive Validity, Puzzles, Second Language Learning, Sentence Combining, Teacher Workshops, Test Validity, Vocabulary, Vocabulary Development, Workshops, Writing (Composition), Writing Exercises, Writing Skills
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.
Identifiers: Comprehensive English Language Test (CELT); Crossword Puzzles