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de Jong, Ester J. – TESOL in Context, 2019
English as an Additional Language (EAL) students are increasingly taught by non-specialist, mainstream teachers. This trend calls for a reconceptualization of teacher education to explicitly and purposefully include linguistically and culturally responsive pedagogy in their curriculum. In the United States, several frameworks have been proposed to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Expertise, Multilingualism, Preservice Teacher Education
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Kostogriz, Alex – TESOL in Context, 2018
25 years ago, "TESOL in Context" published a paper on the ethics of TESOL. In this paper, Alan Williams, who was the ACTA Councillor and Policy Committee Convenor at that time, reminded the professional community of some moral predicaments in teaching English to others. On the one hand, he recognised the "productive and socially…
Descriptors: Ethics, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Williams, Alan – TESOL in Context, 2018
Discussion of ethical considerations in Australian TESOL began 25 years ago, with arguments about the need for TESOL professionals to be aware of the potentially harmful consequences of their work, the loss of first language proficiency, and even the loss of languages themselves (Williams, 1992, 1995). The intervening quarter of a century has seen…
Descriptors: Ethics, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Professional Associations
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Oliver, Rhonda; Rochecouste, Judith; Nguyen, Bich – TESOL in Context, 2017
A historical perspective of English as a second or additional language (ESL/EAL) in Australia reveals the field as in a constant state of flux, in spite of Australia's status as a nation of immigrants. This paper provides a contemporary review of the various phases of English language teaching in Australia for both adults and school-aged learners.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Social Attitudes
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Nicholas, Howard; Starks, Donna; Macdonald, Shem – TESOL in Context, 2011
The paper outlines a practical six-hour workshop and assessment activity for students enrolled in a Graduate TESOL/Applied Linguistics program at La Trobe University, Australia. The program attracts teachers from preschool to university contexts from many different countries. The workshop draws explicit connections between in-service teachers'…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Prior Learning, Program Effectiveness, Teacher Workshops
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Pennington, Gill – TESOL in Context, 2009
The power of storytelling is universal. Throughout history, and throughout the world, communities have gathered together their stories as a way of making meaning from their experiences and of making connections between themselves. This paper examines the role stories play in helping us to identify ourselves as cultural beings and it describes how…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Story Telling, Learning Activities, Second Language Learning
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Morgan, Anne Marie – TESOL in Context, 2009
Currently each state and territory in Australia offers its own range of ESOL services and programs, guided by policy and supported by funding from both national, state and territory authorities, with some variations occurring across jurisdictions (government, independent, Catholic). The National Curriculum Board (now renamed the Australian…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning