Tag Archives: discourse studies

Critical Discourse Analysis for Classroom-Based Research

Mariana Alvayero Ricklefs
Mariana Alvayero Ricklefs

TESOL International Association’s research agenda calls for research informed by practice. This call empowers scholar-practitioners to systematically observe and investigate activities in diverse TESOL contexts. In this blog post, I share how I used critical discourse analysis (CDA) for research … Continue reading

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Teaching Cohesion

Robert Sheppard
Rob Sheppard

We all want our students to produce coherent, cohesive writing. Since I first started teaching, I’ve asked my students to produce “coherent, cohesive writing.” Thing was, back then I could have clearly defined neither coherent nor cohesive, nor could I have … Continue reading

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Global Resources in ESP: Two books on Professional Communication

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! I am more excited than ever about the future of ESP because there is a growing need worldwide for communication skills in professional and academic settings. At TESOL 2013, I came across a wonderful book at the … Continue reading

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