MICHIGAN ELT at the 2017 CGC Summer Institute

by ELT Staff June 14, 2017

The University of Michigan Press was pleased once again to sponsor the CGC Summer Institute. The photos depict just a few highlights of this year’s successful event held at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, featuring several MICHIGAN ELT authors. (Christine Tardy is pictured here.) For more information about the CGC and the 2017 program, go to https://www.gradconsortium.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/CGC-2017-program-final.pdf.   More details are forthcoming, but the 2018 Summer Institute will be held in Ann Arbor.                    

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May-June MICHIGAN ELT Exhibits

by ELT Staff April 25, 2017

Look for  MICHIGAN ELT at these spring exhibits.   ESL Symposium Raleigh, North Carolina May 19-20, 2017   Sunshine State TESOL West Palm Beach , Florida May 11-13, 2017   Consortium on Graduate Communication Monterey, California June 7-10, 2017

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Teacher Training and Applied Linguistics Catalog Available Now

by ELT Staff April 25, 2017

If you have not yet seen MICHIGAN’s most recent Teacher Training and Applied Linguistics Catalog, it is available now at: www.e-digitaleditions.com/i/794334-2017-al-catalog.

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TESOL 2017 Wrap-up!

by ELT Staff April 20, 2017

Thanks to all of those who joined us in Seattle for another busy and successful TESOL! Below are a few photos of the exciting activity at MICHIGAN’s booth, Meet-the-Author coffee events, and author presentations:   Author Robyn Brinks Lockwood presenting on Flipping the Speaking Classroom; Coffee Hour in the MICHIGAN Booth with Authors M. Ann Snow and Donna M. Brinton; Author Keith S. Folse presenting on Keys to Teaching ESL Grammar and Vocabulary.

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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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cBHlFGGL00.   Other videos from that day-long event can be found here: https://lsa.umich.edu/eli/about-us/eli-75th/eli-75th-anniversary-colloquium-videos-.html.

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LISTENING MYTHS Five Years On

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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