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Sexism and TESOL Materials
The paper explores the treatment of women in currently used ESL materials, starting with an analysis of the portrayal of the sexes in current textbooks. Some observations are that women are oftenExpand
Language Policy, Curriculum Development, and TESOL Instruction: A Search for Compatibility*
Language policy has a direct impact on TESOL and should therefore be considered as a crucial factor in planning for ESOL programs. Provided here is specific information on how an ESOL curriculumExpand
TESOL as a Political Act: A Moral Question.
Sociolinguistics and Language Acquisition
Vocabulary Teaching and TESOL: A Need for Reevaluation of Existing Assumptions.
Vocabulary instruction in TESOL has been traditionally relegated to secondary status in favor of an emphasis on the teaching of syntactic structures. According to the traditional theories, vocabularyExpand
The English Language Amendment: A Case Study on Language and Politics.
English language teaching has always been affected by the political system. This article discusses the English Language Amendment (ELA), a proposed constitutional amendment before Congress whichExpand
A Reply from Judd and Hartman
New English Firsthand Plus: Expanding Communicative Language Skills
A sequel to New English Firsthand, this American English language course consists of 12 units, each with sections on listening, conversation, pairwork, task-based reading and writing and groupwork.Expand