The Life and Work of Richard E. McDorman
Friday March 24th 2017

‘In the News’ Archives

Richard McDorman Elected to CEA Commission

Richard McDorman has been elected to serve as a Commissioner on the Commission for English Language Program Accreditation (CEA), a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education for the accreditation of postsecondary English language programs and institutions. The thirteen member Commission is responsible [...]

New ESL Textbook Authored by Richard McDorman

New ESL Textbook Authored by Richard McDorman

English 5 by Richard  McDorman In April 2015, inlingua International, headquartered in Bern, Switzerland, published English 5, an advanced-level English as a Second Language (ESL) textbook used at more than 300 inlingua Language Centers around the world. The student textbook (pictured at left) and supporting materials, which include audio [...]

Richard McDorman’s Guest Appearance on Telemundo’s “Yo Me Llamo”

Richard McDorman’s Guest Appearance on Telemundo’s “Yo Me Llamo”

Richard McDorman appeared as an invited guest expert on Spanish-language television network Telemundo's reality singing contest "Yo Me Llamo" on Sunday, October 14, 2012. Recognizing McDorman as an "expert in English accents," the producers of the show asked him to assist contestants with their English pronunciation. A short segment of the show [...]

Richard McDorman Recognized for Work in Language Assessment and Bilingual Test Development

Richard McDorman Recognized for Work in Language Assessment and Bilingual Test Development

Richard McDorman has been recognized as a leading expert in language assessment and bilingual test development by BilingualBility, a cutting-edge language testing program that "simulates international business scenarios in 4 distinct modules. Providing simultaneous assessment of language and cultural fluency in English and ." McDorman has [...]

“Presenting English Grammar” Released on April 5, 2013

“Presenting English Grammar” Released on April 5, 2013

The paperback version of Presenting English Grammar is now available for purchase from Amazon, Barnes and Noble and thousands of other book retailers and textbook suppliers around the world. The text has been available in e-book format since 2012. The paperback version is 156 pages in length and has been published in full color. The e-book [...]

Language Textbook Authored by Richard McDorman

Language Textbook Authored by Richard McDorman

Richard McDorman's second full-length book and first ESL textbook was published by inlingua International of Bern, Switzerland in February, 2009. Managing Successful Meetings has joined the growing list of titles in inlingua's Accelerated Professional Program (APP) business modules, a suite of specialized business English courses designed for [...]

Richard McDorman Recognized by Language Textbook Publisher

Richard McDorman Recognized by Language Textbook Publisher

On May 22, 2012, ESL language textbook publisher Heinle, in conjunction with National Geographic Learning, recognized Richard McDorman for his work reviewing and commenting on Heinle's new ESL textbook series Pathways. Click here to view or download a copy of the official acknowledgment published in the textbook series.

Warrior Dash 2011

Warrior Dash 2011

Here are some of the pictures from the Warrior Dash obstacle course race I completed on December 3, 2011 in Deerfield Beach, Florida (click on each picture to see the full-sized version). I finished 59th out of 557 in my age group and 507th out of 7,148 finishers overall (about half of the competitors finished the course). You can download [...]

Member of the ProZ.com Certified PRO Network

Member of the ProZ.com Certified PRO Network

Richard McDorman has been named a member of the ProZ.com Certified PRO Network. For more information about the Certified PRO Network, click here.

About Richard McDorman

About Richard McDorman

Richard E. McDorman I was born and raised in West Virginia. I went to college in Virginia, and later to graduate school in Chicago and Miami, where I settled down in the late 1990s. I also studied law for two years at Florida State University and translation at New York University. I am a linguist and essayist. I love language, linguistics, and [...]

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