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Hanson-Smith, Elizabeth, Ed.; Rilling, Sarah, Ed. – Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL), 2007
While posing important questions about how learning proceeds with new technologies, this volume demonstrates how teachers captivate the imagination of learners, from schoolchildren to postgraduates, by providing real-world purposes for language. The authors are from educational institutions in many regions of the world, and describe technology use…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Educational Technology
Swaffield, Sue; And Others – 1988
Four reports describing aspects of a summer English course, designed for foreign students from a variety of backgrounds, focus on learning English through classroom lessons and extra-curricular activities. Sue Swaffield, the course director, outlines the background, organization, and staffing of the course, looking at its broad aims and role in…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, English (Second Language), Extracurricular Activities, Foreign Countries
Young, Richard, Ed. – 1992
Five original research papers by faculty of the Department of Linguistics at the University of Southern Illinois at Carbondale are presented. The titles and authors are as follows: "Measuring the Instructional Sensitivity of ESL (English as a Second Language) Reading Comprehension Items" (Sheila R. Brutten, John T. Mouw, and Kyle…
Descriptors: Children, Creoles, Curriculum Development, English (Second Language)
Anivan, Sarinee, Ed. – 1991
Papers on aspects of second language program evaluation include the following: "The Role of Language Testing in Language Program Evaluation" (Adrian Palmer); "Defining an Appropriate Role for Language Tests in Intensive English Language Programs" (Margaret Des Brisay, Doreen Ready); "Principles and Practice in an…
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Secondary Education, English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language)
Hawkins, Eric, Ed. – 1988
This British collection of essays on intensive second language instruction is divided into four groups. A section on intensive courses outside Britain includes: "Intensive Courses in a German Youth Hostel"; "Intensive German from an Austrian Perspective: An LEA Initiative"; and "Integrating Intensive Sessions into the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Freed, Barbara F., Ed. – 1995
The collection of essays on second language learning during study abroad includes: "Language Learning and Study Abroad" (Barbara F. Freed); "Predictors of Foreign Language Gain During Study Abroad" (Richard D. Brecht, Dan E. Davidson, Ralph B. Ginsberg); "A Canadian Interprovincial Exchange: Evaluating the Linguistic…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Communicative Competence (Languages), Cultural Awareness, Discourse Analysis
Dwyer, David J., Ed. – 1990
The essays collected here describe events, trends, and issues in the development of language proficiency testing for African languages. Papers include: "A Brief History of Proficiency Testing" (Richard T. Thompson, Dora E. Johnson); "The 1986 Stanford ACTFL Training Workshop" (William Leben); "The 1987 Madison-MSU Team…
Descriptors: African Languages, Certification, Foreign Countries, Hausa