ERIC Number: EJ349391
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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)
Descriptors: Child Language, Cognitive Processes, English (Second Language), Feedback, Immersion Programs, Language Skills, Language Teachers, Language Usage, Learning Strategies, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A