ERIC Number: ED289347
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
TESOL Newsletter, Vol. 17, 1983.
TESOL Newsletter, v17 n1-6 Feb-Dec 1983
The 1983 volume of the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) newsletter includes articles on the growth in foreign student enrollments; recommended reading; English as a second language (ESL) teacher employment survey results; getting program support; federal legislative efforts; second language acquisition and acquisition of English by the deaf; teaching verbs; employment conditions in China; the growth of "Forum" magazine; teaching difficult texts at the university level; the international role of TESOL; facilitating autonomy in language learning; computer-assisted language learning; collective bargaining; a study of the links between linguistic background and reading achievement; classroom research on language use; policy on foreign students in the United States; constructing diagnostic tests for placement and teaching; learning Japanese the Silent Way; vocational education for limited-English-proficient students; standards, accreditation, and certification interlanguage; cultural aspects of prevocational ESL; English on the job; computer-assisted language learning in a master's program for ESL teachers; helping refugees learn to solve problems; teaching essay writing; role-playing; using the computer for communicative teaching; and employment practices. Professional announcements, association notes, book and materials reviews, and notes on successful teaching techniques are also presented. (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Computer Assisted Instruction, Deafness, Educational Policy, Employment Practices, English (Second Language), Federal Legislation, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Interlanguage, Japanese, Language Teachers, Newsletters, Professional Associations, Refugees, Role Playing, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocational Education, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.