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Curriculum and Social Inquiry

1984

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Exercises For Student-Generated Social And Political Issues In The Esl Classroom, William Michael Conley Jan 1984

Exercises For Student-Generated Social And Political Issues In The Esl Classroom, William Michael Conley

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This paper is based on a second internship which took place at the TASIS school in England during the summer of 1983. The paper includes three lessons entitled "Values Geography," "Problem in the City," and "The Changing City." These three exercises were used to create an environment in which students could develop a heightened awareness of social and political issues and their importance on a local and global level. These student-determined issues are also designed to increase cross-cultural awareness and improve students' communicative competence.


American Culture As Seen Through Magazine Advertisements, David Edward Cignoni Jan 1984

American Culture As Seen Through Magazine Advertisements, David Edward Cignoni

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This paper is designed as a resource for teachers who wish to teach American culture, and the influence of advertising on this culture, through the use of magazine advertisements. The lessons which can be derived from the materials are planned for advanced students of English who possess a good conversational ability in the language and who wish to learn more about American culture.

Part I presents for the reader a general overview of American advertising, describing how it developed, how it works, and how it mirrors and influences our culture and behavior. Part II describes the various appeals which advertising ...