ERIC Number: ED228892
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
On TESOL '82. Pacific Perspectives on Language Learning and Teaching. II: Challenging Assumptions.
Stevick, Earl W.; And Others
This section of the TESOL convention volume challenges basic assumptions which are held by language teachers and researchers while at the same time providing other assumptions for professionals to challenge. The following papers are presented: (1) My View of "Teaching Languages: A Way and Ways," by E. Stevick; (2) "'I Got Religion!': Evangelism in TEFL," by A. Maley; (3) "Emphasizing Language: A Reply to Humanism, Neoaudiolingualism, and Notional-Functionalism," by T. Scovel; (4) "Competence and Capacity in Language Learning," by H. G. Widdowson; (5) "Art and Science in Second Language Acquisition Research," by J. H. Schumann; and (6) "Commonsense in Oral Testing: Reliability, Validity and Affective Factors," by N. Underhill. (AMH)
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Classroom Techniques, Creative Teaching, Creativity, English (Second Language), Humanistic Education, Instructional Innovation, Interlanguage, Language Processing, Notional Functional Syllabi, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Test Validity, Testing
Not available separately; see FL 013 679.
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Community Language Learning
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Convention of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (16th, Honolulu, HI, May 1-6, 1982).