ERIC Number: ED217688
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Cross Currents: A Journal of Communication/Language/Cross-Cultural Skills, Volume VIII, Number 1.
Ryan, Gerry, Ed.
Cross Currents, v8 n1 1981
This number of a journal devoted to ideas for teachers of English as a second language (ESL) contains the following articles: (1) "Using Authentic Discourse in Teaching the Conditional" by Helen Hoyt Schmidt, (2) "Better Communication through Summarizations" by John Battaglia, (3) "A Look at Discourse Analysis" by Virginia LoCastro, (4) "'Katakana Eigo'--An English Teacher's Friend or Foe?" by William Jeffrey Teweles, (5) "The Toast of Tokyo--or--Breakfast in Nipponese" by Rosanne Skirble, (6) "A Checklist for Teaching Comparison" by Marcella Frank, (7) "Teaching Language to Young Learners: Strategies and Materials" by John Dennis, (8) Sticky Situations in the ESL Classroom" by Sarah J. Gabinet, and (9) "Stacking the Deck: Card Games for Beginning Students" by Jeffrey E. Di Iuglio. A feature called "Bright Ideas" by Ian Davies Green discusses logic stories. (JB)
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, Discourse Analysis, English (Second Language), Japanese, Second Language Instruction, Speech Communication, Teaching Methods
Cross Currents, Language Institute of Japan, Asia Center, 4-14-1 Shiroyama, Odawara 250, Japan ($5.00 plus postage).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Language Inst. of Japan, Odawara.