Jaymee Martin: Language Teachers Change the World

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Kumar Trade Fair

Ready to learn more about the Kumar Trade Fair? First year TESOL student Jaymee Martin gives you a tour.

February 7, 2011 - 12:00am

At the end of the fall 2010 semester, language teaching students in Peter Shaw's Principles and Practices of Language Teaching course gathered to share their group projects at a Trade Fair. Each project contained tasks and lesson designs based on a "macrostrategy" from the book Beyond Methods: Macrostrategies for Language Teaching by B. Kumaravadivelu (2003), who they affectionately nicknamed "Kumar."

The students entered the Kumar Trade Fair thinking it was an ordinary end -of-semester function. They left realizing that it was just the beginning of something much bigger.

Learn more about the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Teaching a Foreign Language programs at the Monterey Institute.

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