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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Drew  Stephen Fagan
Institution: Teachers College, Columbia University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: NY
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Language Acquisition
Specialty: TESOL Teacher Education; Sociocultural Theory and Language Teaching/Learning, Discourse Analysis (Interactional Sociolinguistics and Conversation Analysis)
Selected Publications: - Teacher Knowledge as Context: Text and Context in Discourse Analysis

- Review of Teacher Cognition and Language Education

- Teachers as learners: Incorporating sociocultural theory into L2 teacher
education.

- Knowing your reader: Text-external influences on textual features in
résumé construction.

-Pedagogical appreciation from a theoretical perspective

- Using the ACTFL proficiency guidelines in the classroom:
Perspectives from practicing L2 instructors

- Using corpus linguistics to teach ESL
Courses Taught: - Discourse Analysis for Practicing L2 Teachers
- SLA for K-12 Mainstream Teachers
- TESOL Methods/Classroom Practices
- K-12 TESOL Methods
- Novice TESOL Practicum
- Integrated Skills Practicum
- Introduction to Linguistics
- Second Language Acquisition
- Linguistics for ESL Teachers
- Pronunciation for non-native EFL teachers
- Advanced EAP Writing
- Business English
- Integrated Skills- All ESL Levels
- TOEFL Preparation
- TOEIC Preparation
Reviewer of: Teacher Cognition and Language Education (LL Issue 20.3954)



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