Meet Author Keith Folse for Coffee Hour before his TESOL Presentation!

by ELT Staff March 17, 2017

If you’re attending this year’s TESOL in Seattle, please join us at Booth 731 for a Meet-the-Author Coffee Hour immediately preceding Keith Folse’s TESOL presentation:   16 Keys to Teaching ESL Grammar and Vocabulary 11:30 am-12:15 pm presentation in Room 612   Coffee Hour before in Booth 731 Friday, March 24, 10:00-11:00 am    

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Meet Author Robyn Brinks Lockwood for Coffee Hour after her TESOL Presentation!

by ELT Staff March 15, 2017

If you’re attending this year’s TESOL in Seattle, please join us at Booth 731 for a Meet-the-Author Coffee Hour following Robyn Brinks Lockwood’s TESOL presentation: Academically Speaking: Flipping the Spoken Classroom 9:30-10:15 am presentation in Room 615 Coffee Hour to follow in Booth 731 Wednesday, March 22, 10:30-11:30 am

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Come Visit Us at TESOL—Booth 731!

by ELT Staff March 10, 2017

  Will you be joining us this year at TESOL in Seattle? If so, please stop by Booth 731 to see what’s new from MICHIGAN ELT, including the new edition of Keys to Teaching Grammar to English Language Learners, a new book in the MYTHS series, new 4 Point Speaking for Academic Purposes—and more! Also be sure to mark your calendars to attend any of our publisher sessions listed below:       Wednesday, March 22, 9:30-10:15 am, Room 615 Academically Speaking: Flipping the Spoken Classroom Robyn Brinks Lockwood   Wednesday, March 22, 2:00-2:45 pm, Room 613 Guiding International Students […]

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Stop by Booth 21 at AAAL 2017

by ELT Staff March 3, 2017

The University of Michigan Press exhibit at AAAL will once again feature a variety of teacher training and applied linguistics books, including a new book in the Michigan MYTHS series and new editions of textbooks like Keys to Teaching Grammar to English Language Learners.

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MICHIGAN ELT and the 75th Anniversary of the Michigan ELI

by ELT Staff December 6, 2016

At the recent celebration of the 75th anniversary of the University of Michigan’s English Language Institute, one panel focused on the many legendary textbooks that came out of the ELI and that were ultimately published by the University of Michigan Press. The video can be viewed here:   Other videos from that day-long event can be found here:

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by Stephanie Walla May 17, 2016

Listening Myths Five Years On Steven Brown I recently had a chance to both write a handbook article and give a presentation on current approaches to teaching listening. The preparation for both gave me a chance to look back at Listening Myths five years after its publication (Brown, 2011). I want to look at four themes that I cover in the book that have, if anything, increased in importance: vocabulary, pronunciation, affect, and captioning. One of the major themes of Listening Myths is the necessity of acquiring a robust, active listening vocabulary. Often vocabulary teaching is assigned to a reading […]

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See you in Baltimore at TESOL and in Orlando for AAAL

by ELT Staff April 1, 2016

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The Reviews Are In. CATESOL This Week

by Stephanie Walla November 11, 2015
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The CATESOL Journal recently reviewed two of our books, Grammar Choices for Graduate and Professional Writers by Nigel A. Caplan and Narrating Their Lives: Examining English Language Teachers’ Professional Identities within the Classroom by Lía D. Kamhi-Stein. Grammar Choices was called “an indispensable addition to the bookshelves of prospective scholars,” and the review ended with the summary that the explanations, examples, and charts included in it make it “a pleasure to use.” Narrating Their Lives (a teacher training text) was called “reader-friendly, reflective, and inspirational,” and Kamhi-Stein was commended for her ability to combine research and narrative for text that […]

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MiTESOL Spotlight on MICHIGAN ELT Assessment Books

by ELT Staff October 7, 2015

The annual Michigan TESOL Conference takes place this weekend on the campus of Michigan State University. MICHIGAN ELT will be exhibiting, and many of our authors will be in attendance. This year’s theme of “Assessing Our Students, Our Programs, Ourselves: How Do We Measure Up?” allows us to highlight MICHIGAN’s growing number of assessment books for teachers. Follow the links below to learn more:   Assessment Myths: Applying Second Language Research to Classroom Teaching by Lia Plakans and Atta Gebril     Assessment in the Second Language Writing Classroom by Deborah Crusan     Assessing Writing, Assessing Learning: A Practical […]

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Back to School Roundup!

by ELT Staff September 4, 2015

As we get ready to embark on the 2015/16 school year, here is a roundup of the most recent news at MICHIGAN ELT (links included): • New student series like Academic Vocabulary Building in English. • New teacher resources like Voices of Experience and Teaching U.S.-Educated Multilingual Writers. • More Companion Website student activities like the new online exercises for the Clear Grammar 3, Second Edition. • More Teachers Support Materials like the Instructor’s Manual just added for Choice and Consequence. • New reviews of Giving Academic Presentations, Second Edition in TESL-EJ and Grammar Choices and Narrating Their Lives in […]

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