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From [email protected] Fri May 28 16:17:07 1993 Path: uunet!bounce-back From: [email protected] (Julie Falsetti) Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,misc.education,bit.listserv.words-l Subject: RFD: misc.education.esl-efl Followup-To: news.groups Date: 27 May 1993 17:31:43 -0400 Organization: City University of New York Lines: 53 Sender: [email protected] Approved: [email protected] Message-ID: <[email protected]> NNTP-Posting-Host: rodan.uu.net Xref: uunet news.announce.newgroups:3624 news.groups:72905 misc.education:10571 bit.listserv.words-l:68897                               REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (1)  This is a request for discussion on the creation of a newsgroup concerning the teaching of  English to speakers of other languages. It will allow participants to exchangeinformation on  ESL/EFL pedagogy, classroom practices and techniques, and the concerns of those working in the profession.  Group Name:     misc.education.esl-efl   Status:     Unmoderated  Background:  >From its inception in the late 1800's using the grammar translation method,the teaching of English has evolved into a recognized discipline.  English is now the most spoken second language and has replaced French as the lingua franca of the world. Its professional organization Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) has approximately 23,000 members, and International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL), its European counterpart, has approximately 7,000 members.  Purpose:  The primary goal of this group is to allow participants to exchange information about ESL/EFL pedagogy, classroom practices and concerns, second language acquisition, and the general state of the profession.   Discussion:  Comments on this proposed new newsgroup should be posted to the USENET Newsgroup  news.groups .  If the reader is not able to do so, comments may be e-mailed to the proposer, at the address below.  Voting:  If no problems arise, voting will start one month from the posting date of this RFD.  Proposer:            [email protected]           Julie Falsetti           Hunter College           City University of New York           New York, NY  From [email protected] Fri Jun 11 15:53:17 1993 Path: uunet!bounce-back From: Julie Falsetti <[email protected]> Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,misc.education,bit.listserv.words-l Subject: 2nd RFD: misc.education.language.english Followup-To: news.groups Date: 11 Jun 1993 13:08:35 -0400 Organization: City University of New York Lines: 59 Sender: [email protected] Approved: [email protected] Message-ID: <[email protected]> Xref: uunet news.announce.newgroups:3678 news.groups:73757 misc.education:10705 bit.listserv.words-l:70116                               REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (2)  Many USENET members suggested that the original name for the group was confusing. Thus, the following name change is submitted for discussion. All else remains unchanged.  This is a request for discussion on the creation of a newsgroup concerning the teaching of English to speakers of other languages.  It will allow participants to exchange information on ESL/EFL pedagogy, classroom practices and techniques, and the concerns of those working in the profession.  Group Name:     FROM: misc.education.ESL-EFL           to    NEW NAME: misc.education.language.english   Status:     Unmoderated  Background:  >From its inception in the late 1800's using the grammar translation method,the teaching of English has evolved into a recognized discipline.  English is now the most spoken second language and has replaced French as the lingua franca of the world. Its professional organization Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) has approximately 23,000 members, and International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL), its European counterpart, has approximately 7,000 members.  Purpose:  The primary goal of this group is to allow participants to exchange information about ESL/EFL pedagogy, classroom practices and concerns, second language acquisition, and the general state of the profession.   Discussion:  Comments on this proposed new newsgroup should be posted to the USENET Newsgroup  news.groups .  If the reader is not able to do so, comments may be e-mailed to the proposer, at the address below.  Voting:  If no problems arise, voting will start one month from the posting date of this RFD.  Proposer:            [email protected]           Julie Falsetti           Hunter College           City University of New York           New York, NY  From [email protected] Tue Jul 13 09:24:56 1993 Path: uunet!bounce-back From: [email protected] (Julie Falsetti) Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,bit.listserv.words-l,misc.education Subject: CFV: misc.education.language.english Followup-To: poster Date: 12 Jul 1993 20:32:45 -0400 Organization: City University of New York Lines: 83 Sender: [email protected] Approved: [email protected] Message-ID: <[email protected]> NNTP-Posting-Host: rodan.uu.net Xref: uunet news.announce.newgroups:3785 news.groups:76090 bit.listserv.words-l:72949 misc.education:10908              Call for Votes: misc.education.language.english             ===============================================  This is an official call for votes with regard to the proposed creation of a newsgroup 'misc.education.language.english'. A suggested charter for this group was first posted on May 27. Because of questions regarding the name of the group, a 2nd RFD was posted on June 10. No further objections were raised during the subsequent thirty- day period. Following are instructions for voting and notice of the proposed group's charter.  Voting Instructions (IMPORTANT)  -- all votes must be sent by *email* to              [email protected]     On no account should votes be posted to any Usenet newsgroup.    Such votes will be considered invalid.  -- Votes should contain a line in the form    I vote FOR the group misc.education.language.english    OR a line in the form    I vote AGAINST the group misc.education.language.english    These forms need not be adhered to exactly, but the message should   contain (in a single line) one of the words FOR, YES, AGAINST, NO   as desired, along with the name of the group and the word 'vote'.  --- Voting will end on August 9, 12:00 EDT. Votes received after     that time will not be counted.  ___ No individual may vote more than once.  --- The usual Usenet requirements for newsgroup cration hold: at     least two-thirds of the votes received should be yes/for votes     and there should be at least 100 more yes/for votes than     no/against votes.  CHARTER  This is a call for votes on the creation of a newsgroup concerning the teaching of  English to speakers of other languages. It will allow participants to exchangeinformation on  ESL/EFL pedagogy, classroom practices and techniques, and the concerns of those working in the profession.  Group Name:      misc.education.language.english  Status:     Unmoderated  Background:  >From its inception in the late 1800's using the grammar translation method, the teaching of English has evolved into a recognized discipline.  English is now the most spoken second language and has replaced French as the lingua franca of the world. Its professional organization, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), has approximately 23,000 members, and International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL), its European counterpart, has approximately 7,000 members.  Purpose:  The primary goal of this group is to allow participants to exchange information about ESL/EFL pedagogy, classroom practices and concerns, second language acquisition, and the general state of the profession.  Proposer:            [email protected]           Julie Falsetti           Hunter College           City University of New York           New York, NY  From [email protected] Mon Aug  2 11:31:31 1993 Path: uunet!bounce-back From: [email protected] (Julie Falsetti) Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,bit.listserv.words-l,misc.education Subject: 2nd CFV and VOTE ACK: misc.education.language.english Followup-To: poster Date: 2 Aug 1993 10:30:51 -0400 Organization: City University of New York Lines: 200 Sender: [email protected] Approved: [email protected] Message-ID: <[email protected]> NNTP-Posting-Host: rodan.uu.net Xref: uunet news.announce.newgroups:3898 news.groups:77955 bit.listserv.words-l:74444 misc.education:11087  This is the 2nd official Call for Votes and Vote acknowledgement of votes received so far. Vote acknowledgements follow the original CFV proposal.              Call for Votes: misc.education.language.english             ===============================================  This is an official call for votes with regard to the proposed creation of a newsgroup 'misc.education.language.english'. A suggested charter for this group was first posted on May 27. Because of questions regarding the name of the group, a 2nd RFD was posted on June 10. No further objections were raised during the subsequent thirty- day period. Following are instructions for voting and notice of the proposed group's charter.  Voting Instructions (IMPORTANT)  -- all votes must be sent by *email* to              [email protected]     On no account should votes be posted to any Usenet newsgroup.    Such votes will be considered invalid.  -- Votes should contain a line in the form    I vote FOR the group misc.education.language.english    OR a line in the form    I vote AGAINST the group misc.education.language.english    These forms need not be adhered to exactly, but the message should   contain (in a single line) one of the words FOR, YES, AGAINST, NO   as desired, along with the name of the group and the word 'vote'.  --- Voting will end on August 9, 12:00 EDT. Votes received after     that time will not be counted.  ___ No individual may vote more than once.  --- The usual Usenet requirements for newsgroup cration hold: at     least two-thirds of the votes received should be yes/for votes     and there should be at least 100 more yes/for votes than     no/against votes.  CHARTER  This is a call for votes on the creation of a newsgroup concerning the teaching of  English to speakers of other languages. It will allow participants to exchangeinformation on  ESL/EFL pedagogy, classroom practices and techniques, and the concerns of those working in the profession.  Group Name:      misc.education.language.english  Status:     Unmoderated  Background:  >From its inception in the late 1800's using the grammar translation method, the teaching of English has evolved into a recognized discipline.  English is now the most spoken second language and has replaced French as the lingua franca of the world. Its professional organization, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), has approximately 23,000 members, and International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL), its European counterpart, has approximately 7,000 members.  Purpose:  The primary goal of this group is to allow participants to exchange information about ESL/EFL pedagogy, classroom practices and concerns, second language acquisition, and the general state of the profession.  Proposer:            [email protected]           Julie Falsetti           Hunter College           City University of New York           New York, NY +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++                       VOTE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++  <[email protected]> (Jeffrey D. Angus) [email protected] "ALI A. AGHBAR" <[email protected]> "Don Moore"  <[email protected]> "Elka.Todeva" <[email protected]> "Fred Swartz" <[email protected]> "John Oliver" <[email protected]> "Michael J. Quinn" <[email protected]> "TeresaRoss          " <[email protected]> Alan Trivett <[email protected]> Alison Rice <[email protected]> [email protected] Bill Nickless <[email protected]> [email protected] (Bob Christ) CALIX <[email protected]> [email protected] (Cynthia Bermudez) CHARLES SANDY <[email protected]> [email protected] (charlie fingerhut) CSH%[email protected] David Pincus <[email protected]> David Tillyer <[email protected]> [email protected] Doug Payne <[email protected]> [email protected] (Daniel SAVEY) [email protected] [email protected] (Greenberg, Eldad,OSC) Elizabeth Guthrie <[email protected]> [email protected] (Mike Engelhardt) [email protected] (enzyme) Eric Schweitzer <[email protected]> [email protected] Farrukh Hakeem <[email protected]> Foo Say How <[email protected]> Georg Schwarz <[email protected]> George Baltz <[email protected]> Graham Toal <[email protected]> Greg Morrow <[email protected]> [email protected] (Brennan Tennesen Price) [email protected] [email protected] Hardcore Alaskan <[email protected]> [email protected] (Steve Hayes) Heikki J Korpinen <[email protected]> Heltsley April <[email protected]> [email protected] (sam frajerman) [email protected] [email protected] (Jim Chaffee) [email protected] Jesus Eugenio S nchez Pe~a <[email protected]> [email protected] (Jim Cheetham) [email protected] [email protected] (=Jody Gevins Underwood) [email protected] (Joe Allen) John Dumicich <[email protected]> John G. Lindner <[email protected]> [email protected] (John Leslie) [email protected] (Joshua J. Caron) Joyce Wang <[email protected]> Judi Tenuta Stein <[email protected]> [email protected] (Julian Macassey) Kate Garretson <[email protected]> Kathleen Schirra <[email protected]> Kathryn Allahyari <[email protected]> Kathryn Nikodem <[email protected]> Kevin Junck <[email protected]> Lee Levine <[email protected]> [email protected] (Luciano Mannucci) Maxime Taksar KC6ZPS <[email protected]> [email protected] (Alan McCain) [email protected] [email protected] (Michael Feldman) Michele <[email protected]> [email protected] [email protected] (Moises Szponka (UCV)) Murray Nesbitt <[email protected]> NAKAMATSU%[email protected] Peter Farrell <[email protected]> Peter W Lee <[email protected]> [email protected] (T. ELIZABETH HARVEY) [email protected] (Daniel S. Rice) [email protected] (Richard H. Miller) Rita Elaine Silver [email protected]> Robin C Vue-Benson-1 <[email protected]> Ron Graham <[email protected]> Ronald R. Corio <[email protected]> Ruth Martin [email protected]> Ryan Bayne <[email protected]> [email protected] (ddd) Shane Hartman <[email protected]> Shera <[email protected]> Silvia Quijano Rivadeneyra <[email protected]> STEPHEN MITCHELL [email protected]> [email protected] (Steve McGuire) Susan Simon <[email protected]M> Systems Coordinator 855-1958 <[email protected]> Takashi Matsunaga [email protected]> Thomas Flynn Riedmiller <[email protected]> [email protected] (Thomas Nixon) [email protected] (Timothy Stewart) Tin Tin <[email protected]> [email protected] (Ted Koppel) Tomorrow <[email protected]> [email protected] (Theresa P. Ammirati) [email protected] [email protected] (Thomas Robb) [email protected] [email protected] (Tim Schmidt) William Gathergood <[email protected]> Yamil Sacin <[email protected]>  From [email protected] Wed Aug 11 14:47:43 1993 Path: uunet!bounce-back From: [email protected] (Julie Falsetti) Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,bit.listserv.words-l,misc.education Subject: RESULT: misc.education.language.english passes 143:26 Followup-To: news.groups Date: 11 Aug 1993 09:04:35 -0400 Organization: City University of New York Lines: 183 Sender: [email protected] Approved: [email protected] Message-ID: <[email protected]> NNTP-Posting-Host: rodan.uu.net Xref: uunet news.announce.newgroups:3933 news.groups:78458 bit.listserv.words-l:75089 misc.education:11157  YES        NO           2/3?         >100?     PASS? ===        ===          ===          =====     ===== 143        26           yes           yes       yes  Assuming no objections to the voting procedure, misc.education.language. english will be created in about a week. The vote acknowledgements follow. Many thanks to everyone who voted!   YES Votes ========================================================================= <[email protected]> <[email protected]> Abner J. Mintz" <[email protected]> [email protected] (Nigel Allen) [email protected] Alan Trivett <[email protected]> ALI A. AGHBAR" <[email protected]> Alison Rice <[email protected]> [email protected] Andrew Blaner <[email protected]> audrey" <[email protected]> [email protected] CALIX <[email protected]> [email protected] (Cynthia Bermudez) CHARLES SANDY <[email protected]> [email protected] (charlie fingerhut) Christine Norris - Local 2357 <[email protected]> Clements <[email protected]> CSH%[email protected] David Pincus <[email protected]> [email protected] (Dean Edwards) [email protected] [email protected] (Deborah Foreman-Takano) [email protected] Don Linder <[email protected]> Don Moore"  <[email protected]> Doug Payne <[email protected]> [email protected] (Daniel SAVEY) [email protected] (Dave E. Goggin) [email protected] [email protected] (Dale Eckart) [email protected] [email protected] (Greenberg, Eldad,OSC) Elizabeth Guthrie <[email protected]> Elka.Todeva" <[email protected]> [email protected] [email protected] (Mike Engelhardt) [email protected] (enzyme) Eric Schweitzer <[email protected]> [email protected] [email protected] Farrukh Hakeem <[email protected]> Foo Say How <[email protected]> Fred Davidson, DEIL, UIUC" <[email protected]> Fred Swartz" <[email protected]> [email protected] (Brennan Tennesen Price) [email protected] [email protected] Hardcore Alaskan <[email protected]> [email protected] (Steve Hayes) Heikki J Korpinen <[email protected]> Heltsley April <[email protected]> [email protected] (ICP) [email protected] (ishmael) [email protected] (sam frajerman) Jack Cousineau <[email protected]> [email protected] [email protected] (Jim Chaffee) [email protected] Jean Graham [email protected]> Jesus Eugenio S nchez Pe~a <[email protected]> [email protected] (Jim Cheetham) [email protected] [email protected] (=Jody Gevins Underwood) John Dumicich <[email protected]> John G. Lindner <[email protected]> John Oliver" <[email protected]> [email protected] (Joshua J. Caron) Joyce Wang <[email protected]> Juan Parra <[email protected]> Judi Tenuta Stein <[email protected]> Julie Falsetti <[email protected]> [email protected] Kate Garretson <[email protected]> Kathleen Schirra <[email protected]> Kathryn Allahyari <[email protected]> Kathryn Nikodem <[email protected]> Kenneth C. Schmidt" <[email protected]> Kevin Junck <[email protected]> Kevin Ryan [email protected]> Lee Levine <[email protected]> Loren J. Miller" <[email protected]> [email protected] (Luciano Mannucci) LYNNE L. HSU" <[email protected]> Martha Hsu <[email protected]> [email protected] (Alan McCain) [email protected] [email protected] (Michael Feldman) michael <[email protected]> Michael J. Quinn" <[email protected]> Michele <[email protected]> [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] (Moises Szponka (UCV)) [email protected] (Vasudev Murthy) NAKAMATSU%[email protected] Nancy Larkin <[email protected]> Paul Estin <[email protected]> Peter Farrell <[email protected]> Peter W Lee <[email protected]> [email protected] (Patrick G. Xavier) [email protected] (Steven Rapkin) [email protected] (Ross Bender) [email protected] [email protected] (T. ELIZABETH HARVEY) [email protected] (Robert E. Maas  [email protected]) [email protected] (Daniel S. Rice) Richard Hewison <[email protected]> Rita Elaine Silver [email protected]> Robin C Vue-Benson-1 <[email protected]> Ron Graham <[email protected]> Ronald R. Corio <[email protected]> Rose Wang <[email protected]> Ruth Martin [email protected]> Samuli K{rkk{inen <[email protected]> [email protected] (ddd) Sharon Sealy Lang. Education <[email protected]> Shera <[email protected]> Silvia Quijano Rivadeneyra <[email protected]> STEPHEN MITCHELL [email protected]> [email protected] (Steve McGuire) Sun-treader <[email protected]> Systems Coordinator 855-1958 <[email protected]> Tai.David" <[email protected]> Takashi Matsunaga [email protected]> TeresaRoss          " <[email protected]> Terry Futaba <[email protected]> Thomas Flynn Riedmiller <[email protected]> [email protected] (Thomas Nixon) [email protected] (Timothy Stewart) Tin Tin <[email protected]> Tomorrow <[email protected]> [email protected] (Theresa P. Ammirati) [email protected] [email protected] (Thomas Robb) [email protected] [email protected] Wendy Allison <[email protected]> [email protected] William Gathergood <[email protected]> [email protected] Yamil Sacin <[email protected]> [email protected]  NO Votes ======================================================================= Jeffrey D. Angus) [email protected] Bill Nickless <[email protected]> [email protected] (Bob Christ) Daniel Zirin" <[email protected]> David Tillyer <[email protected]> [email protected] (Ed McGuire) Georg Schwarz <[email protected]> George Baltz <[email protected]> Graham Toal <[email protected]> Greg Morrow <[email protected]> [email protected] Irene A. Juzkiw" <[email protected]> [email protected] (Joe Allen) [email protected] (John Leslie) [email protected] (Julian Macassey) [email protected]" <[email protected]> Maxime Taksar KC6ZPS <[email protected]> Murray Nesbitt <[email protected]> [email protected] (Naren Bala) [email protected] (Richard H. Miller) Ryan Bayne <[email protected]> Shane Hartman <[email protected]> [email protected] (Smarasderagd Draco) Susan Simon <[email protected]> [email protected] (Ted Koppel) [email protected] (Rick Wagner)  
 
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