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ERIC Number: ED038626
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-May
Pages: 45
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The Linguistic Imperative in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.
Ortego, Philip D.
Attesting to the cruciality of the problems involved in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages is an introductory listing of national and international organizations created and committed to the study of TESOL: the English Teaching Information Centre of the British Council, the British Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language, the Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language of the National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, the Defense Language Institute, the English for Speakers of Other Languages Program of the Center for Applied Linguistics, the National Council of Teachers of English, the Conference on English Education, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages the Interagency Committee on English Language Teaching, and the Committee for Cooperation on English in Japan. Presenting a general review of some linguistic considerations in the field of TESOL, the author discusses the following topics: (1) linguistic perspectives, (2) methods of teaching English to speakers of other languages, (3) preliminary considerations, (4) philosophic and pragmatic considerations, (5) cross-cultural correlations of linguistic behavior--tagmatic differentials, (6) the TESOL teacher, and (7) a linguistic model. A bibliography is appended. (AMM)
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Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. ERIC Clearinghouse for Languages and Linguistics.