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Environmental Education Volume



Welcome to the Environmental Education volume of the Forum's electronic journal Language and Civil Society. Each of the ten chapters in this volume will focus on a key environmental topic such as endangered animal species or rain forest depletion. Individual topics have been selected because of their global importance, as well as their interest and relevance to students of English as a foreign or second language around the world. Motivated by the excitement of using their English language skills to solve real-world problems, students are engaged, observant and active learners. As teachers work through the activites in this volume with their classes, their students will gain competence in English as well as learn how they can help preserve the world's delicate environment.

The primary author for this volume is Susan Stempleski. Susan Stempleski is Coordinator of Faculty Development at the Hunter College International English Language Institute of the City University of New York and teaches specialized methodology courses in the MA Program in TESOL at Columbia University Teachers College. Internationally recognized as an authority of the use of video and other electronic media in language teaching, she founded the Video Interest Section of the international TESOL association and is a past member of the TESOL Board of Directors. She is series editor of the ABC News intermediate ESL Video Library, ESL director and supervising editor of the Hello, America multimedia EFL course and co-author of the telecourse That's English. She has written more than 30 student texts and teacher resource books including Earth Watch, Focus on the Environment, Video in Action and Video in Second Language Teaching.


Table of Contents
Environmental Education Volume

  • Chapter 2: Air Pollution
  • Chapter 3: Human Population
  • Chapter 4: Rain Forests
  • Chapter 5: Oceans and Coasts
  • Chapter 6: Climate Change
  • Chapter 7: Energy Conservation
  • Chapter 8: The Ozone Layer
  • Chapter 9: Recycling and Reusing
  • Chapter 10: Waste Management

Note: As chapters go online, we will include the date and a link to the chapter.



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