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ERIC Number: ED276026
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-May
Pages: 157
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Language Creatively.
Fleming, Margaret, Ed.
Arizona English Bulletin, v25 n3 May 1983
Focusing on ways to teach language intelligently and enjoyably, this journal issue contains 23 articles dealing with a variety of topics. Article titles and authors are (1) "An Experiment: Immersing Students in Language" (S. C. Kirby); (2) "The Art of Storytaking" (J. Charnock); (3) "Getting Poems from the A-poetic" (J. W. Broaddus); (4) "Using Peer Groups to Produce a Slang Dictionary" (D. W. Erickson); (5) "Nuclear Doubletalk: 'Nukespeak': (S. Totten); (6) "On Barberisms" (J. Seely); (7) "T-Shirt Communication (C. Schon and J. Ferrell); (8) "Getting the Most out of Magazines" (C. Pilkington); (9) "A Teacher of Parody" (C. Osborne); (10) "Non-Sexist Language for Pedagogues" (B. Wade); (11) "Must Non-Sexist Language Be Ponderous?" (A. Cooper); (12) "Effective Speaking for Minorities" (R. DeFrank, R. Gerardi, and G. C. Benedict); (13) "Qualities and Quandaries of Black English" (R. Evans); (14) "Something You May Need to Know about Transformational Grammar but Are Afraid to Ask" (A. M. Scott); (15) "Semiotics" (C. Suhor); (16) "Selected Activities for a Teaching Unit on Semantics" (C. L. Thompson); (17) "Vocabulary without Drill: Recent Trends in Pedagogy" (M. H. Moran); (18) "Promoting Vocabulary Development in the Content Areas" (F. B. Cacha); (19) "Punctuation: Phase Two, with Feeling" (J. P. Beck); (20) "Syllable Count and Spelling Difficulty" (P. Groff); (21) "Complexity in Bureaucratic Language: The Kinds of Relationships between Clauses" (R. Beatty, Jr.); (22) "Sentence Combining: Everything for Everybody or Something for Somebody" (J. W. Ney); and (23) "Dealing with the Grammar Boom: The True 'Basics' for Composition in the 80s" (T. A. Lopez B. McCrea). In addition, the journal contains three language teaching activities; a copy of "The Essentials of English," a document prepared by the National Council of Teachers of English; and a selection of haiku poetry written by students. (FL)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona English Teachers Association, Tempe.