Posts Tagged ‘Richard McDorman’
Modern methods of second language instruction, such as communicative language teaching (CLT) and task-based language learning (TBLL), emphasize the importance of interaction in the second language acquisition and learning process and focus on the development of real-world language skills and the learner’s ability to use language in authentic, [...]
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.
I was born and raised in rural 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 writing about [...]
For the full article from the Miami Herald, click here: Language Lessons at Work Language lessons at work BY SABINE LOUISSAINT ADULT ED For most people, lunch time is an occasion to take a break from a busy day, dine with friends and colleagues or run personal errands. But for co-workers Judson Fidler, Jehan Said and Eduardo [...]
Miami Author and Linguist Richard McDorman Publishes Bestselling Essay Series MIAMI, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- West Virginia native and long-time Miami resident Richard E. McDorman has published a four-part essay series through Amazon Digital Services. Available for viewing on Amazon's Kindle Digital Reader, the essays explore a variety of areas in [...]
Richard McDorman on the use of African American English (AAE) in the public schools: I believe that optimal learning outcomes can only be reached by explicitly acknowledging the distinctiveness and validity of both AAE and Standard English (SE). A primary goal of our schools should be the encouragement of full bidialectalism, which cannot be [...]
"Language and Linguistics" Lecture Series at inlingua Language Centers in Florida 12:45 PM PDT, August 11, 2010 I will continue my series of lectures and seminars on topics related to language, linguistics (applied and theoretical) and language pedagogy at inlingua Language Centers in Florida. These workshops are part of inlingua Florida's [...]