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ERIC Number: EJ349391
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0826-435X
What's an ESL Teacher Good For?
Lightbown, Patsy M.
TESL Canada Journal, spec iss 1 p1-15 Nov 1986
The English-as-a-second-language teacher's role is explored, with five specific areas of responsibility elaborated: (1) providing comprehensible input; (2) preparing learners to cope with nonclassroom language; (3) providing references and resource materials; (4) providing focused instruction in particular areas of language; and (5) providing corrective feedback. (Author/CB)
TESL Canada Federation. 408-4370 Dominion Street, Burnaby, BC V5G 4L7, Canada. Tel: 604-298-0312; Fax: 604-298-0372; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A