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First and Second Language Acquisition

MA TESOL Collection

2000

Second Language Learning

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The Affect Of Writing On The Internet, Jane Hoelker Jan 2000

The Affect Of Writing On The Internet, Jane Hoelker

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This paper is a description of the development, objectives, implementation and results of an advanced composition course conducted on the Internet with IWE (International Writing Exchange) of the Helsinki University of Technology. The purpose of the course was to motivate students of English who were discouraged during the difficult IMF era in Korea in 1998. During the 90's the majority of English Education majors at Pusan National University in Korea had studied and/or traveled overseas for extensive periods of time during their undergraduate career. But, in 1998 opportunities for overseas travel and study had been greatly curtailed due to IMF …


Using Innovative Language Learning Methods With Mombusho Textbooks, Janet Melinda Beane Jan 2000

Using Innovative Language Learning Methods With Mombusho Textbooks, Janet Melinda Beane

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This paper shows how chapters from two different textbooks at different levels might be taught using several different methods. The paper begins with a discussion of my reasons for choosing this topic and goes on to lay out what I feel a method needs to consider in order to be a good method. In the next section, I go on to introduce various innovative language teaching methods such as ALM, TPR and the Silent Way. For each method I include a short section of background information including the principles and techniques of each lesson. Then I contrast a typical lesson …