A Journal for the Teacher of English Outside the United States

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: English language

Page: N.A

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One-on-One Language Teaching and Learning

Theory and Practice

Author: T. Bleistein,M. Lewis

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137413336

Category: Education

Page: 184

View: 9435


With only one learner, it is possible for the teacher to give serious attention to principles of second language acquisition such as motivation, error treatment, and learner autonomy, which are more difficult to address in classroom learning. This book combines theory with practical suggestions, making it invaluable for language tutors.

You and Your Community

Author: Erik B. Johansen

Publisher: Walch Publishing

ISBN: 9780825132773

Category: Self-Help

Page: 64

View: 2957


Essential cultural information about community life is the topic of this collection of activities for the young ESL student.

The ELL Writer

Moving Beyond Basics in the Secondary Classroom

Author: Christina Ortmeier-Hooper

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 0807771783

Category: Education

Page: 216

View: 8100


“By respecting the intelligence of multilingual writers, this book helps teachers capitalize on the resources those students bring into the classroom. District secondary curriculum coordinators should make sure every teacher in every discipline has this book, and every university course about secondary teaching should require it.” —Randy Bomer, University of Texas at Austin This resource for secondary school ELA and ELL teachers brings together compelling insights into student experiences, current research, and strategies for building an inclusive writing curriculum.The ELL Writerexpands the current conversation on the literacy needs of adolescent English learners by focusing on their writing approaches, their texts, and their needs as student writers. Vivid portraits look at tangible moments within these students’ lives that depict not only the difficulties but also the possibilities that they bring with them into the classroom. The case studies are complemented by findings from current research studies by second-language writing specialists that will inform today’s classroom teachers. Book Features: Activities, writing prompts, and teaching tips to support ELL learning in mainstream classes. Personal stories and voices of ELL writers, along with examples of student writing. A focus on teacher responses, revision strategies, and assignment design. Clear connections between current research, student experiences, and the classroom. Christina Ortmeier-Hooperis an assistant professor of English at the University of New Hampshire.

Poetry as Research

Exploring Second Language Poetry Writing

Author: David Ian Hanauer

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9027233411

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 164

View: 6981


"Elegantly written, convincingly argued, and interspersed with hauntingly beautiful and poignant poems written by his ESL students, Hanauer's book draws attention to the unexplored potential of poetry writing in a second language classroom." Aneta Pavelenko, Temple University --

Light 'n Lively Reads for ESL, Adult, and Teen Readers

A Thematic Bibliography

Author: La Vergne Rosow

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563083655

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 343

View: 5350


Annotates materials in the arts, sports, parenting, science, and more, and covers preparing for the GED and the U.S. citizenship test