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Tag Archives: TESOL 2011 Convention
ETS handed me a flyer with a list of freelance work and internships! Their summer interns develop test materials for the TOEFL, TOEIC and/or K-12 assessments. I looked at their internships online at www.ets.org; they have some in Princeton and Ewing NJ and San Antonio, TX. You can send questions to the ELL Summer Institute Coordinator, Jeanne Malloy at firstname.lastname@example.org. Continue reading
Professors James Martin and Christian Matthiessen sat down to talk with me about genre-based teaching after their plenary address on Friday. See the interview here.
Today was head-spinning in terms of the number and the variety of sessions offered on the banks of the Mississippi. Let’s see. The first was a very practical lesson on vocabulary development with strategies that I can use immediately. Another … Continue reading
I noticed several sessions that addressed teaching the news, and I wish I could have attended them all. Honestly, the linguistic complexities of some news stories have discouraged me in spending much time on current events with my heterogenous group … Continue reading