Academic and Other Specific Purposes Resource Page

This page complements the book, The 6 Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners: Academic and Other Specific Purposes. Organized by book chapter, these additional materials and resources can help you learn more about the 6 Principles and how to implement them in your classroom, program, or school. For the purposes of a book study group or self-reflection, discussion questions for each chapter are also provided.

For additional resources and information on The 6 Principles, please visit The Principles and Products pages.



Chapter 1. Teaching ESP with The 6 Principles

 
The 6 Principles Quick Overview:

6Ps


PDF-vsm Discussion Questions for Chapter 1


Chapter 2. What Teachers Should Know about English Language Development to Plan Instruction

 
Links: 
New General Service List
New Academic Word List

PDF-vsm Discussion Questions for Chapter 2


Chapter 3. Teaching with The 6 Principles for Academic and Other Specific Purposes

 

Links: 
Resources for Advocacy
List of verbs that demonstrate critical thinking and sample question stems

PDF-vsm  Discussion Questions for Chapter 3


Chapter 4. Establishing a Culture of Shared Responsibility


Common Language Placement Tests
Test Measures Context
iBT TOEFL R/W/S/L EOP/EPP/EAP
IELTS R/W/S/L EOP/EPP/EAP
COMPASS R/W EAP
ACCUPLACER R/W EAP
Duolingo R/W/S/L EOP/EPP/EAP

PDF-vsm Discussion Questions for Chapter 4



Appendix A

 PDF-vsm  Self-Assessment: The 6 Principles Checklist for Teachers  

Additional Content & Resources

PDF-vsm    Glossary

PDF-vsm  References


FREE Session Recording: The 6 Principles in Action
Presenters: Deborah Short; Helene Becker; Andrea Hellman; Nancy Cloud; Linda New Levine
Recorded at the TESOL 2018 International Convention & English Language Expo in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
PDF-vsm The 6 Principles in Action Presentation Slides


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