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Rebecca Oreto, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
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PRE-ADMISSION ITA ONLINE ORAL INTERVIEW
Zsuzsa Cziracky Londe, James Valentine, & Robert A. Filback, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

In our presentation at TESOL 2012, we introduced the idea of a pre-admission, online oral testing tool for international teaching assistants (ITAs) and explained why it should be limited in use to a preliminary, nondefinite testing instrument. Read More

HELPING STUDENTS RECOGNIZE CULTURAL VARIATIONS IN DISCOURSE STYLE
Cara Costello, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

How does culture influence discourse style? Why do many ITAs struggle communicating even when they have a strong command of English grammar and vocabulary? This article examines these questions and discusses a two-hour workshop designed to make students more aware of these issues. Read More

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