ERIC Number: ED223079
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
On TESOL '81. Selected Papers from the Annual Conference of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (15th, Detroit, Michigan, March 3-8, 1981).
Hines, Mary, Ed.; Rutherford, William, Ed.
The 20 conference papers in this volume address five general themes related to English as a second language (ESL): the ESL learner, the teacher, second language acquisition theory and practice, bilingual education, and the use of literature in second language classrooms. Among the specific topics addressed are: successful learning styles, ethnic styles in classroom discourse, ESL reading proficiency testing strategies, second language learning strategies in the elementary classroom, teacher education, teaching methods for advanced composition, the Whorfian hypothesis, language use in bilingual classrooms, the Lau decision, multiethnic American literature as an ESL resource, and enhancing language awareness through poetry. (RW)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, English (Second Language), Literature, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods
TESOL, 202 D.C. Transit Building, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.
Note: For individual papers, see FL 013 282-297 and FL 013 299-301.