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Author Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (1989)

Title Language teaching, testing, and technology : lessons from the past with a view toward the future / James E. Alatis, editor
Published Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, [1989]
©1989
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 411 pages) : illustrations
Series Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics ; 1989
Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics. Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics ; 1989
Contents The integration of language and content instruction for language minority and language majority students / G. Richard Tucker, and JoAnn Crandall -- Practice makes less imperfect : users' needs and their influence on machine translation development / Veronica Lawson -- Acquisition vs. learning in reading pronunciation by adult EFL students / Robert Lado -- Discourse and text : a narrative view of the foreign language lesson / Claire J. Kramsch -- Language teaching and theories of language / Charles A. Ferguson -- Cohesion and coherence in the presentation of machine translation products / Muriel Vasconcellos -- Second language acquisition : do we really want a unified theory? / Richard Lutz -- Less commonly taught languages : the current situation / Karin C. Ryding -- Towards a rationale for language teaching technology / Peter Strevens -- ESL program evaluation : realities and perspectives / Ali Hajjaj and Balkees Al-Najjar -- Discourse frames and the cycle of instruction / Frederick Bosco and Anna De Meo -- Teaching language and culture : old problems, new approaches / Ross Steele -- The role of language in the immigrant's life / Henry Kahane -- New trends in foreign language teaching : teaching English in the Italian medical school curriculum / Maria Ibba -- Lexical search strategies in L2 : a developmental analysis / Irene Thompson -- Interaction and communication in the language class in an age of technology / Wilga M. Rivers -- Technological, methodological and assessment challenges : can the foreign language teacher survive? / Ray T. Clifford -- Multipurpose language tests : is a conceptual and operational synthesis possible? -- Testing English as a world language : issues in assessing nonnative proficiency / Peter H. Lowenberg -- Oral proficiency in the less commonly taught languages : what do we know about it? / Richard T. Thompson -- Language proficiency testing with limited English-proficient students / J. Michael O'Malley
[cont.] 'Passages' : life, the universe, and language proficiency assessment / Thea C. Bruhn -- Language testing in the secondary schools : past experience and new directions / Rebecca M. Valette -- Who is in charge in the learner-curriculum-testing connection? / Heidi Byrnes -- Assessment, articulation, accountability : new roles for the language lab -- The synergism of technology and theory in classroom second language acquisition research / Nina Garrett -- Semantic subclasses of temporal nouns / Michael Zarechnak -- From wire recorder to satellite dish : the impact of technology on language learning / Protase E. Woodford -- Challenging teachers and harnessing technology -- Building on the past : new directions in CAI/IL / Frank Otto -- Language learning, cultural understanding, and the computer / Judith G. Frommer -- New developments in knowledge-based machine translation / Sergei Nirenberg -- Culture in the language class : videos to bridge the gap / Ricardo M. Paiva -- Using unification grammars for analysis and synthesis / Margaret King -- Testing and technology in Germany revisited : what is left? What can be hoped for? / Reinhold Freudenstein -- New directions of machine translation / Makato Nagao -- Machine translation : achievements, problems, promise / Winfred P. Lehmann -- Language teaching technology : a low-tech view / Stephen Krashen -- Appendix : three historical notes / G. Richard Tucker, Michael Zarechnak
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Language and languages -- Examinations -- Congresses.
Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Congresses.
Language laboratories -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Alatis, James E.
ISBN 1589018494 (electronic bk.)
9781589018495 (electronic bk.)
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