Meanwhile, Back in the Real World...: Accuracy and Fluency in Second Language Teaching

@inproceedings{Eskey2016MeanwhileBI,
  title={Meanwhile, Back in the Real World...: Accuracy and Fluency in Second Language Teaching},
  author={David E. Eskey},
  year={2016}
}
In these remarks I hope to draw together a number of loosely related ideas that have contributed to a kind of revolution in the way that most of us in the "ivory towers" have come to look at language teaching and then to relate this newer point of view to what is actually going on in the real world where real teachers and real students get together in real classrooms. In other words, I want to compare current theory with current practice. There is a natural human tendency to look for simple… CONTINUE READING

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