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Make changes, make a difference : TESL '91 / edited by Glenwood Irons and T. Sima Paribakht.

By: TESL Ontario Conference (1991: Toronto, ON).
Contributor(s): Irons, Glenwood H. (Glenwood Henry), 1951- | Paribakht, T. Sima.
Publisher: Welland, ON : Editions Soleil Publishing, 1992Description: xi, 210 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0921831315 (pbk).Subject(s): English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers -- Congresses
Contents:
"This collection may be considered for use as a classroom text in second-language instruction courses, and as an aid for teachers of English as a second language. For this purpose, the papers have been placed into three sections; language skills, language and culture, and language testing. Dividing the book in such a way will facilitate use for theoretical background and day-to-day suggestions in teaching the skills, teaching culture, and developing and implementing various types of evaluation." (Book Cover)
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Introduction
Making Changes Make a Difference in Second Language Instruction / Glenwood Irons and T. Sima Paribakht
Trends and Changes
1. The Self-Image of the TESL Professional: Balancing Continuity and Change / John Sivell
2. All Change or Small Change? / Ron White
Teaching the Skills
COMPREHENSION:
3. A Comprehension-Based Curriculum: Objectives, Materials and Evaluation / T. Sima Paribakht, Catherine Read, and Sandra Burger
SPEAKING:
4. A Picture is worth ... 1000 words: Creative Activities for the Language Classroom / Anthony Mollica
5. Teaching Phonology to New Canadians / Howard Woods
READING:
6. Basic Concepts in ESL Literacy / Kerry Brookes, Greg Desjardins, Nadine Drover, Joan Dundas, Kelly Goode, Nishi Gupta, Kathleen Jackson, John Sivell, and Nancy Teminski
7. Models of Reading L1/L2: Insights Gained / Patricia Raymond
WRITING:
8. Teaching ESL Writing at High School / Jill Doherty
9. Textual Profiles and Reflections on Inscribing / Ernest Hall
10. Peer Feedback in Writing Classes / Hedy McGarrell
SHELTERED COURSES:
11. Sheltered Instruction for Young Adult Immigrants / Sandra Burger and Jill Doherty
LANGUAGE AND CULTURE:
12. ESL Student to Teacher of English: A Case Study / Sheena Gardner
13. Teaching Culture: Beyond the Basics / Ernest Harris
14. Culture in Vocabulary: A Contrastive Approach / Cheng Luo
TESTING:
15. Testing for Academic Readiness / Margaret Des Brisay, Nick Elson, Janna Fox, and Doreen Ready
16. The COPE Test / Marian Tyacke, Heather Bryans, Carolyn Coté, Bonny Norton Pierce, and Gail Stewart
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Selected papers from the TESL Ontario 1991 Conference held at OISE, Toronto.

"This collection may be considered for use as a classroom text in second-language instruction courses, and as an aid for teachers of English as a second language. For this purpose, the papers have been placed into three sections; language skills, language and culture, and language testing. Dividing the book in such a way will facilitate use for theoretical background and day-to-day suggestions in teaching the skills, teaching culture, and developing and implementing various types of evaluation." (Book Cover)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Introduction

Making Changes Make a Difference in Second Language Instruction / Glenwood Irons and T. Sima Paribakht

Trends and Changes

1. The Self-Image of the TESL Professional: Balancing Continuity and Change / John Sivell

2. All Change or Small Change? / Ron White

Teaching the Skills

COMPREHENSION:

3. A Comprehension-Based Curriculum: Objectives, Materials and Evaluation / T. Sima Paribakht, Catherine Read, and Sandra Burger

SPEAKING:

4. A Picture is worth ... 1000 words: Creative Activities for the Language Classroom / Anthony Mollica

5. Teaching Phonology to New Canadians / Howard Woods

READING:

6. Basic Concepts in ESL Literacy / Kerry Brookes, Greg Desjardins, Nadine Drover, Joan Dundas, Kelly Goode, Nishi Gupta, Kathleen Jackson, John Sivell, and Nancy Teminski

7. Models of Reading L1/L2: Insights Gained / Patricia Raymond

WRITING:

8. Teaching ESL Writing at High School / Jill Doherty

9. Textual Profiles and Reflections on Inscribing / Ernest Hall

10. Peer Feedback in Writing Classes / Hedy McGarrell

SHELTERED COURSES:

11. Sheltered Instruction for Young Adult Immigrants / Sandra Burger and Jill Doherty

LANGUAGE AND CULTURE:

12. ESL Student to Teacher of English: A Case Study / Sheena Gardner

13. Teaching Culture: Beyond the Basics / Ernest Harris

14. Culture in Vocabulary: A Contrastive Approach / Cheng Luo

TESTING:

15. Testing for Academic Readiness / Margaret Des Brisay, Nick Elson, Janna Fox, and Doreen Ready

16. The COPE Test / Marian Tyacke, Heather Bryans, Carolyn Coté, Bonny Norton Pierce, and Gail Stewart

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