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Teresa S. Dalle

Teresa S. DalleAssociate Professor
Coordinator of Applied Linguistics Concentration
Phone: (901) 678-3542
Office: Patterson 401C


B.A., 1970, Memphis State University
M.A., 1974, University of Arizona
M.A., 1975, University of Arizona
Ph.D., 1983, University of Arizona

Academic Summary

Professor Dalle teaches and researches in the area of English as a Second Language, second language pedagogy, and classroom-based language acquisition. She has presented at regional, national, and international conferences and consults with local and state educational agencies on issues concerning English language learners. Her publications focus on linguistics, English language teaching, and classroom practices. She is actively involved in several professional organizations including TESOL, Tennessee TESOL, and the Shelby-Memphis Council Teachers of English.

Select Publications

  • "Narrative Activities: Inexpensive to Implement Yet Valuable to Literacy." Tennessee English Journal. 15 (October 2004): 34-37.
  • "Practicing Oral Skills in Large Classes." Teacher's Edition. 13 (November 2003): 4-8. With Emily Thrush.
  • Dalle, T., and L. Young. PACE Yourself: Ways and Means for the ESL Tutor. Arlington, VA: TESOL, 2003.
  • Dalle, T., and Genevieve Fridland. "’Start with what they know. Build with what they have’—Survival Skills for Refugee Women." Case Studies in Community Partnerships. Arlington, VA: TESOL, 2001.
  • Dalle, T. "The Goals for ESL Support the Standards for Language Arts," Tennessee English Journal, 9 (October 1998):12-16.
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