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Crandall, JoAnn, Ed.; Kaufman, Dorit, Ed. – Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL), 2002
Content-based instruction (CBI) challenges ESOL teachers to teach language through specialist content in institutional settings. This volume addresses CBI negotiation between ESOL teachers and subject specialists in higher education. Writers document and evaluate courses that support the subject discipline and meet the language needs of EFL and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Course Content
Kitao, Kenji; Kitao, S. Kathleen – 2001
The Internet is a resource that allows English as a Second Language (ESL) students to communicate meaningfully in English. One way to combine the Internet with teaching English is to give students a group or individual assignment to make their own Web pages. As they complete these assignments, they can develop skills in searching out resources on…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Cultural Awareness, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
Brown, James Dean, Ed.; Yamashita, Sayoko Okada, Ed. – 1995
Papers on second language testing in Japan include: "Differences Between Norm-Referenced and Criterion-Referenced Tests" (James Dean Brown); "Criterion-Referenced Test Construction and Evaluation" (Dale T. Griffe); "Behavioral Learning Objectives as an Evaluation Tool" (Judith A. Johnson); "Developing Norm-…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Cloze Procedure, College Entrance Examinations
Hough, David A. – 1998
This paper describes a technique for English-as-a-Second-Language teaching that has students and teachers sharing personal narratives, developed using ethnographic research techniques, as a classroom exercise. The technique, used in a higher education institution in Japan, is presented as a work-in-progress to those who are interested in…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Faculty, College Students, Cultural Pluralism
Uemichi, Isao S. – 1988
A university teacher of English as a second language in Japan describes his rationale, methods, and materials for teaching language through literature. Literature was chosen for its intellectual sophistication and ability to motivate adult learners. The use of recorded readings and/or video or filmed versions of texts is recommended as a means of…
Descriptors: Audiotape Recordings, Communicative Competence (Languages), Curriculum Design, English (Second Language)
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Sagliano, Michael; Greenfield, Kathleen – TESOL Journal, 1998
Describes a team-taught immersion-style, content-based program in English as a foreign language (EFL) in a Japanese college liberal arts curriculum. The collaborative model of content-based instruction differs from the typical theme-based, sheltered, and adjunct models in its educational goals and instructional format. Suggestions are made for…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, College Second Language Programs, Course Content