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Pippa Stein

Department of Applied English Language Studies
University of Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa

     

Biographical note:

Pippa Stein has specialised in the teaching of English as a Second Language to primary and secondary students since 1980.

She has worked on a number of different NGO teacher education projects, including the Schools' English Language Research Project, based at the Centre For Continuing Education at Wits.   In 1985, she started SPEAK, an ESL curriculum innovation project in Soweto.

Pippa has published multi media classroom learning materials including story tapes (MY DRUM STORY TAPE and READ STORY TAPE 1 & 2) and television programmes, (she co-scripted the successful SATV series for teenagers TURN ON TO ENGLISH).

Her research interests are in literacy, genre and the teaching of writing and she is currently registered as a M/Phil-Ph.D student at the University of London. She also teaches ESL Methodology to post-graduate teacher education student.

   
  
 

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