ERIC Number: ED255028
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
General English Syllabus Design. Curriculum and Syllabus Design for the General English Classroom.
Brumfit, C. J., Ed.
A group of papers concerning English language syllabus design for general education curricula developed for a symposium on that topic includes an introduction on the definition and function of syllabuses by Christopher Brumfit, and a paper providing a review and discussion of terminology, background to the discussion, and current views on the syllabus by H. H. Stern. The following papers are also included: "Syllabus Design in General Education: Options for ELT" (Janice Yalden); "Educational and Pedagogic Factors in Syllabus Design" (H. G. Widdowson); "Syllabus Design as a Critical Process" (Christopher N. Candlin); "Process Syllabuses for the Language Classroom" (Michael P. Breen); "General-Purpose Language Teaching: A Variable Focus Approach" (J. P. B. Allen); and "Function and Structure of a State School Syllabus for Learners of Second or Foreign Languages with Heterogeneous Needs" (Christopher Brumfit). (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Core Curriculum, Course Content, Course Organization, Curriculum Development, English Instruction, English (Second Language), General Education, Second Language Instruction
Pergamon Press, Maxwell House, Fairview Park, Elmsford, New York 10523 ($7.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - Proceedings; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Council, London (England).
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Meeting of the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (17th, Toronto, Ontario, March 16-19, 1983).