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Graduate student forum [clear filter]
Saturday, November 19
 

8:30am PST

Clarification Requests in the ESL Classroom
Do you struggle to get your students to use clarification strategies in your academic ESL classroom? This project provides practical suggestions and sample teaching materials that are based on a needs analysis and current research on teaching pragmatics.

Speakers
avatar for Douglas Cronyn, San Francisco State University

Douglas Cronyn, San Francisco State University

Doug has been a teacher of second language learners for 15 years in various capacities and places, including China and West Africa, as well as across the U.S. His current interests include: ESL composition curriculum construction, teaching abroad, classroom research techniques, teaching... Read More →



Saturday November 19, 2016 8:30am - 8:45am PST
Crescent

8:50am PST

A Holistic Framework for Evaluating Intercultural Communicative Competence in Business English Textbooks
English for Specific Business Purposes (ESBP) is a continuously maturing sub-field of ESP. In an effort to illuminate where and how current ESBP pedagogy addresses Intercultural Communicative Competence (ICC) in BE contexts, this presentation will explicate a preliminary holistic framework for analyzing the intercultural components found in recent BE textbooks.



Saturday November 19, 2016 8:50am - 9:05am PST
Crescent