ESL etc.

Global Issues and Activism in English Language Teaching

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Jacobs, George M. & Thomas S. C. Farrell. (2001) Paradigm shift: Understanding and implementing change in second language education. TESL-EJ, 5(1).

August 19th, 2007 by Dave · No Comments

This article describes eight changes that fit with the paradigm shift in second language education toward what is most often described as communicative language teaching. These eight changes are: learner autonomy, cooperative learning, curricular integration, focus on meaning, diversity, thinking skills, alternative assessment and teachers as co-learners.

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