ERIC Number: ED180240
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Developments in the Training of Teachers of English. ELT Documents, No. 104.
British Council, London (England). English-Teaching Information Centre.
The teaching of English as a second language (ESL) to adults and students in the United Kingdom is examined with respect to teacher training program design. Articles are devoted to ESL teacher training programs at the University of Edinburgh, the University College of North Wales at Bangor, the University of Lancaster, and the University of Manchester. In addition, the following articles are included: (1) "Micro-teaching in TEFL Teacher Training" by Geoffrey Broughton, (2) "Teacher-training at ELTI: The Language Laboratory Course" by Ann Hayes, (3) "Why Not a B. Ed (TEFL)?" by Ian Dunlop, and (4) "Teacher Training: In Progress" by Ted Rodgers of the University of Hawaii. A selection from the proceedings of a conference on training in teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) includes: (1) "Notes on Educational/Vocational Aspects in EFL Diploma Courses," (2) "Course Design and Methodology," and (3) "Language Skills, Study Skills and the Diploma Course." Finally, in "Creating a Climate for Communication in the Classroom," Maria Sticchi Damiani discusses various aspects of teacher-student communication in the ESL classroom, and their relation to successful learning and rewarding teaching. (JB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bachelors Degrees, Classroom Communication, College Language Programs, Educational Assessment, English (Second Language), Inservice Teacher Education, Language Instruction, Language Laboratories, Language Skills, Language Teachers, Microteaching, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Program Design, Study Skills, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Council, London (England). English-Teaching Information Centre.
Identifiers: United Kingdom