Volume 1, Number 1, Spring 1999

WVTESOL Spring Conference

The Executive Board of WVTESOL is now planning the WVTESOL Spring Conference to be hosted by Salem-Teikyo University in Salem, West Virginia, USA on Saturday, April 17, 1999.

The theme for the conference is "WVTESOL: Setting an Agenda for Action (ESOL Issues in Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Education)" The keynote speaker for the conference is Charles Amorosino, Jr., Exectutive Director of TESOL. A number of the sessions will address the needs and concerns of elementary and secondary (K-12) teachers of English as a Second Language and Limited English Proficiency students. Other sessions will be relevant to teachers, students and administrators in Higher Education, and Adult Education and Literacy.

For more information about the Conference, visit our unofficial Web page: <http://members.tripod.com/~WVESL/ce/WVTESOL.html>.

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In this issue:

"Appalachians Abroad" Provides Teachers to China, by Clark Egnor

Lights. . . Camera. . . Action--Salem-Teikyo Gets Filmed by the Chinese, by Diane Honeman

Newcomers Study ESL through Literacy Volunteers, by Annita Ward

Intensive English Program at West Virginia University Provides a Wide Variety of Options, by Helen Huntley

From the Editor--On Purple Dittoes, Purple Prose, and the Poetry of Teaching ESL, by Linda Yoder

Recent and Readable--Book Reviews


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