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2014 Conference

May 8–9, 2014

Framingham, MA

MATSOL 2014 Conference: Online Program

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Oral Corrective Feedback during ELL Academic Conversations

Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 11:00 AM–11:45 AM EDT
Session Abstract

This presentation will share a synopsis of current research reguarding types of corrective feedback to promote English proficiency during classroom conversation and effect on future target language use.  I will show non-verbal strategies with visuals to use during ELL academic conversations to promote accurate grammar without disrupting a class discussion.  

Session Length

Research-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)


All Audiences

Topic Strand

Best Practices in Instruction

Lead Presenter

Ms. Anne Niemi, Bedford Public Schools
Biographical Statement

Anne Niemi is a middle school ESL teacher in Bedford, Massachusetts.  She is also a RETELL instructor for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, as well as an Adjunct Lecturer for Simmons College Graduate School of Education. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in English and Secondary Education from the University of Maryland, and a Master's Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language from Simmons College.   



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