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By Linda Watkins-Goffman

ISBN-10: 047203510X

ISBN-13: 9780472035106

Everyone faces crossroads. whereas no longer each person meets on the similar crossroads, all of us juggle a number of identities. it's those roles--sometimes conflicting and different instances becoming jointly seamlessly--that Linda Watkins-Goffman explores in A lifestyles instructing Languages: A Memoir from Mississippi to the Bronx.   


In this memoir of an educator, Watkins-Goffman bargains insights she has received from her years of touring, instructing, and writing and stocks how her stories have formed her instructing philosophy. in keeping with Watkins-Goffman, lecturers needs to speak authentically to educate successfully and, to complete this, they need to attach their very own studies ultimately with these in their scholars. The tales she tells are absolute to resonate with pre-service and practising academics alike. Her reflections approximately her personal studies can be worthwhile to readers who plan to develop into ESL educators, or those that easily search suggestion approximately teaching.


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