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ERIC Number: ED331301
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 138
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0890-8471
Negotiating for Meaning: Papers on Foreign Language Teaching and Testing. Proceedings of the Conference on Portuguese Language: Teaching and Testing (1st, Austin, Texas, March 3-4, 1989). A Special Edition of Texas Papers in Foreign Language Education.
Koike, Dale A., Ed.; Simoes, Antonio R. M., Ed.
Papers from a conference on language teaching and testing are grouped in four sections. The first contains a foreword by Dale A. Koike and Antonio R. M. Simoes. The second, on research in second/foreign language teaching, includes the following: "Second Language Learning and Evaluation: From Theory to Classroom Practice" (Sandra J. Savignon); "What Should Portuguese Language Teaching Do About Grammar? Current Trends in the Teaching of Spanish" (Bill Vanpatten); "The Politics of Methodology: Recent Trends and the Teaching of 'Other' Languages" (Diane Musumeci); and "Recent Research on Second Language Learners: Beliefs and Anxiety" (Elaine K. Horwitz). Section three, on reading in a foreign language, presents: "Reading as a Classroom Activity: Theory and Techniques" (Richard Kern, Janet Swaffar, Dolly Young); and "Teaching and Testing an Expository Text" (James F. Lee). The fourth section focuses on Portuguese language teaching for Spanish speakers, with: "Nasal Vowels, the Case of Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish: Description and Classroom Application" (Antonio R. M. Simoes); and "Evaluating Portuguese Performance of Spanish-Speaking Students" (John B. Jenson). A brief text in Portuguese is appended. (MSE)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Center for Foreign Language Studies.
Identifiers - Location: Brazil
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A