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Friday, March 10 • 16:15 - 17:00
Teacher Preparation: From ‘Foreign’ to ‘International’ English

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How should teacher preparation programs respond to the shifting ‘ownership’ of English from native speakers to users of English as an International Language? The presenters explain how this challenge is being addressed through curricular reform in a North American MATESOL program, to meet international English purposes. Intended audience: teacher trainers.


Mahmoud Arani

St. Michael's College
Dr. Mahmoud Arani is professor and chair of Applied Linguistics at Saint Michael’s College in Vermont, USA. His research interests include reading and writing, second language acquisition, and discourse analysis.

Elizabeth O'Dowd

Professor, Saint Michael's College
Dr. Elizabeth O'Dowd is professor and director of TESOL Programs at Saint Michael's College in Vermont, USA. Her research interests include functional grammar, reading and writing, and World Englishes.

Friday March 10, 2017 16:15 - 17:00
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