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Title: Searching for Quality in ELT
Edited By: Necdet Osam
Series Title: LINCOM Studies in Second Language Teaching 03
Description:

The First International English Language Teaching Conference was hosted on May 2-4 2001 by the Department of English Language Teaching, Faculty of Education, Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The theme of the first conference was Searching for uality in English Language Teaching.

Contents:

Learning-Centered Syllabus Design in SLA
Cem Alptekin
Boğaziçi University, Turkey

Searching for uality Through Collaboration in the English Language Classroom
William Littlewood
Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

Searching for uality in ELT: Expanding the Tradition
Jean Zukowski-Faust
Northern Arizona University, USA

On Novice EFL Teacher Development
Ge Bingfang
High School Teaching Reaserch Institute, Zhejiang Province, China

A Learner Centered Approach to Academic Reading in English
Mea lin Teoh
University of Malaya, Malaysia

Syllabus Co-Construction and Perceptions of Classroom Control: A Case Study
James C. Stalker
Bilkent University, Turkey

Modeling ESL Methodology in the Literature Class: Alternatives to Lecturing
Phoebe Nilsen
Nord Trondelag University College Levanger, Norway

American Reading and Grammar: A Tv on-line Hybrid
Gary Roelofs
Chemeketa Community College, USA

If a Thing’s Worth Doing…
A Plea for not too Much uality in English Language Teaching
Philip Blair
Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus

Evaluation of Practice Teaching
Sitkiye Kuter
Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus

Reading Component in an Intensive English Language Program:
Different Levels, Different Objectives
R. Şeyda Ülsever
Anadolu Üniversity, Turkey

Writing for Pleasure
Linda Bilton - Nilufer Engin
Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus

Taking Fun Seriously
Gül Keskil
Hacettepe University, Turkey

Testing Oral Interaction : The Malaysian Experience
Mohana Nambair
University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

Do In-Service Programs Give English Teacher What They Want ?
Feyza Türkay
Çukurova University, Turkey

Can We Rely on Self-Assessment to Increase uality in Our Language Classroom
Senem Sanal
Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus

Are Subject-Specific Texts More Suitable in EAP Courses than General Texts ?
Yeşim Betül Oktay
Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus

A Comparative Study on the Learning Processes of Process of Two English Classes: A University English Preparation Class vs State Primary School English Class in Turkey.
Zülal Gümüşay
Yıldız Technical University, Turkey
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ISBN 3 89586 745 4. LINCOM Studies in Second Language Teaching 03. 500pp. EUR 88.00.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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ISBN: 3895867454
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Pages: 500
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