ERIC Number: ED162531
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Teaching English as a Second Language: Perspectives and Practices. A Series of Six Texts. Background and Approaches: First of a Series.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.
This book is designed to assist those who work with non-English dominant students by providing resource information relevant to second language teaching and learning. The articles in the series encompass both theory and practical learning techniques in six general topics. The articles in the first text of the series, concerning background and approaches, are: "The Current Scene in Second Language Teaching: A Brief Background," by Richard L. Light; "The Future of TESOL: Continuity or Generation Gap?" by David P. Harris; "The Compatability of TESOL and Bilingual Education," by James E. Alatis; and "Linguistic and Communicative Competence," by Christina Bratt Paulston. Appended are a list of abbreviations and definitions used in the book and a list of materials and services available from the Bureau of Bilingual Education, New York State Education Department. (Author/NCR)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Communicative Competence (Languages), Educational Policy, English (Second Language), Language Attitudes, Language Instruction, Language Proficiency, Learning Processes, Linguistic Performance, Modern Language Curriculum, Second Language Learning, Sociolinguistics, Teaching Methods
The University of the State of New York, The State Education Department, Bureau of Bilingual Education, Albany, New York 12234
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.