Title

A Reexamination of "Authentic Materials" in Proficiency-Oriented L2 Teaching

Subject Area

Foreign Language Pedagogy

Abstract

This paper examines the definition and rise in popularity of "authentic texts" in foreign language instruction and recenters the concept within the context of functional approaches to proficiency-oriented language teaching and learning.

Brief Bio Note

Eric Kartchner teaches at Georgia Southern University. He has broad interests in Hispanic Linguistics, Literature, and Foreign Language Pedagogy.

Keywords

authentic, pedagogy, proficiency, functional

Location

Morning Session 2 (PARB 114/115)

Presentation Year

2019

Start Date

4-11-2019 10:45 AM

Embargo

1-28-2019

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Apr 11th, 10:45 AM

A Reexamination of "Authentic Materials" in Proficiency-Oriented L2 Teaching

Morning Session 2 (PARB 114/115)

This paper examines the definition and rise in popularity of "authentic texts" in foreign language instruction and recenters the concept within the context of functional approaches to proficiency-oriented language teaching and learning.