ERIC Number: ED261531
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
TEAM: Journal of the English Language Center. Numbers 46-49.
TEAM, n46-49 Spr-Win 1984
The four 1984 quarterly numbers of the journal include feature articles, techniques for teaching English as a second language (ESL), research summaries, and book reviews. The feature articles include: "The English Language Center at King Faisal University"; "English Language Training at ARAMCO"; "AlBank AlSaudi AlHollandi's Practical English Program"; "Correlations between Spelling Quizzes and Students' Examination Results"; "The Text and Its Message"; "Teaching English in the Context of Arabicization"; "What About the Student?"; "Teaching ESL at an English-Medium International School"; "Some Predictable Errors of Arab Students in Written English"; "Planning a University Language Center in Oman: Problems and Proposals"; "Teaching ESL to Arabic-Speaking Students Through the Use of Creative Dramatics"; "Designing an Effective Reading Lab"; "Self-Access in ESP"; "Common Problems in Teaching Writing, Spelling and Pronunciation to Arab Students"; and "Measuring Student Attitudes for Curriculum Planning." Techniques discussed include spelling tips for teachers, oral practice through grammar, making a three-dimensional model to scale as a beginning application of English, and picture-guided oral summaries. Two research summaries concern ESL spelling errors and problems faced by ESL teachers in Turkey. (MSE)
Descriptors: Arabs, Book Reviews, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Creative Dramatics, Curriculum Design, English (Second Language), Error Patterns, Foreign Countries, Grammar, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Language Skills, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Resource Centers, Second Language Instruction, Spelling, Student Attitudes, Testing, Visual Aids
University of Petroleum and Minerals, Office of Preparatory Programs, English Language Center, Dhahran 31261 Saudi Arabia.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran (Saudi Arabia). English Language Center.