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General Session [clear filter]
Friday, September 21
 

7:00am

Breakfast at the Marriott
Friday September 21, 2018 7:00am - 8:00am
Salons 6-10

8:00am

Plenary: An Intro to Corpus Linguistics for ESL Teachers
Early in my teaching career, I remember a student asking me "What is the difference between PERSUADE and CONSIDER?  Are they the same?"  Because of advances in corpus linguistics, how I answered that question then and how I would answer it in 2018 are very different.  In today's talk, we'll look at what corpus linguistics is and how this can (and should) be a valuable resource for every teacher regardless of what subject your teach.


Speakers
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Keith Folse

Professor, TESOL University of Central Florida, University of Central Florida
Dr. Folse is currently professor of TESOL at the University of Central Florida. For almost 40 years, he has taught English in the US (Mississippi, Alabama, Oregon, and Florida) as well as internationally (Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Kuwait, and Japan). He is both a researcher and an author... Read More →



Friday September 21, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am
Salons 6-10

10:00am

TNTESOL Annual Business Meeting
Friday September 21, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Salons 6-10

11:00am

Lunch at the Marriott
Friday September 21, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
Salons 6-10
 
Saturday, September 22
 

7:00am

Breakfast at the Marriott
Saturday September 22, 2018 7:00am - 8:00am
Salons 6-10

11:00am

Awards & Recognitions
Saturday September 22, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
Salon 6