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SIL's dedication to language development past and present
Three lectures presented at the fall 1982 Linguistics Forum which was sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Linguistics at the University of Texas of Arlington and Summer Institute of Linguistics.
1. A Critical Evaluation of Some New ESL Methods (Thomas Scovel)
2. Language Testing: Where to from Here? (John W. Oller, Jr.)
3. Applied Linguistics: The Use of Linguistics in ESL (Christian Bratt Paulston)