ERIC Number: ED328068
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Students, Texts, Contexts: Research and Practice in ESL Instruction. Selected Papers from the CUNY ESL Council Conference (New York, New York, February 1986).
Brookes, Gay, Ed.; Gantzer, Jack, Ed.
Papers presented at the City University of New York's English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) Council conference on the relationship between text and context in college second language instruction include the following: "Reading Research: New Directions and Implications for ESL" (M. Trika Smith-Burke); "Two ESL Readers: Case Studies of Reading Comprehension Strategies" (Ellen L. Block); "Reading, an Essential Part of the Writing Process" (Gay Brookes, Martha Clark Cummings, Jean Withrow); "Easy Doesn't Do It: Introducing ESL Readers to 'Real English'" (Nancy Erber Cadet); "Aesopic Double 'Takeoutables'" (Mary J. Regan); "Two Walks: Ways of Presenting Poetry" (Jean McConochie); "Vygotsky's Theory of Cognitive Processing: A Possible Grounding for Second Language Acquisition Research" (Gay N. Washburn); "Vygotskian Theory and Language Testing" (Jack Gantzer); "Person to Person: Structured Conversations between ESL Students and Native Speakers" (Carol Montgomery); and "A Writer's Strategy for Talkers: The Oral Journal" (Sally Mettler). (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Processes, Diaries, English (Second Language), Fables, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Interpersonal Communication, Language Research, Language Tests, Literature Appreciation, Media Selection, Native Speakers, Poetry, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Reading Strategies, Second Language Instruction, Writing Processes
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. Instructional Resource Center.