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ERIC Number: ED331286
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Pages: 154
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-912207-17-5
Teaching across Cultures in the University ESL Program.
Byrd, Patricia, Ed.; Constantinides, Janet C., Ed.
Essays on cross-cultural elements in college and university programs in English as a Second Language (ESL) include the following: "Barriers to Cross-Cultural Communication in English-as-a-Second-Language Programs in the United States"; "Acculturation or Enculturation: Foreign Students in the United States"; "A Framework for Cross-Cultural Analysis of Teaching Methods"; "Toward a Model for Cross-Cultural Orientation"; "Cultural Styles of Thinking and Speaking in the Classroom"; "Cultural Conflicts in the Classroom: Major Issues and Strategies for Coping"; "Macalester College: The American Language and Culture Program"; "Ohio State University: The American Language Program Cross-Cultural Training Project"; "University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: Cross-Cultural Component in an Intensive ESL Program"; "Intercultural Communication as an Integral Part of an ESL Program: The University of Southern California Experience"; "Culture Partners in Symbiotic Education: U.S. and Foreign Students Learning Together"; "Friday Lunches: A Program of Cross-Cultural Interaction"; "A Fusion of Traditions: Family Folklore as a New Method for Teaching Composition within Intensive English Programs"; "Peer Telephoning Promotes Interaction and Harmony"; "Cultural Assumptions, Frames, and the Allowable Economies of English: A Cross-Cultural Problem"; "The Fear of Speaking: Communication Anxiety in ESL Students"; and "Conducting Research in the Community: Fine Tuning Language Skills While Learning American Culture." An annotated bibliography of 14 items is appended, as well as a 12-page list of references. (MSE)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: United States Information Agency, Washington, DC. Student Support Services Div.
Authoring Institution: National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.