ERIC Number: ED365141
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
State of the Art TESOL Essays: Celebrating 25 Years of the Discipline.
Silberstein, Sandra, Ed.
A collection of essays for the 25th anniversary of the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) addresses both theory and practice in the field of English-as-a-Second-Language teaching. Articles include: "Internationalism and Our 'Strenuous Family'"; "TESOL at Twenty-Five: What Are the Issues?"; "Communicative Language Teaching: State of the Art"; "Communicative Tasks and the Language Curriculum"; "Whole Language in TESOL"; "From Kindergarten to High School: Teaching and Learning English as a Second Language in the U.S."; "English for Specific Purposes: International in Scope, Specific in Purpose"; "Second Language Acquisition Research: Staking Out the Territory"; "What Does Language Testing Have To Offer?"; "Current Developments in Second Language Reading Research"; "Out of the Woods: Emerging Traditions in the Teaching of Writing"; "Listening in the Second/Foreign Language: Toward an Integration of Research and Practice"; "Grammar Pedagogy in Second and Foreign Language Teaching"; "The Pronunciation Component in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages"; "Twenty-Five Years of Contrastive Rhetoric: Text Analysis and Writing Pedagogies"; "TESOL and Applied Linguistics in North America"; and "Building an Association: TESOL's First Quarter Century." (MSE)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Classroom Techniques, Communicative Competence (Languages), Contrastive Linguistics, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Design, Discourse Analysis, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), Grammar, Language Research, Language Tests, Listening Skills, Professional Associations, Pronunciation Instruction, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Testing, Theory Practice Relationship, Trend Analysis, Whole Language Approach, Writing Instruction
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.