Robert Saitz

Emeritus Professor

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Teaching and Research Interests
  • English language and linguistics
  • English as a second language
Selected Publications
  • Eight Novellas by Ramon Gomez de la Serna (2006)
  • Short Takes in Fiction (1993)
  • Milestones (1987)
  • Contemporary Perspectives (1984)
  • Stimulus (1983)
  • Handbook of Gestures (1982)
  • Challenge (1978)
  • ESL videoscripts and readers (e.g. “Elenita Goes to Market” and “The Magic Tent Show”) (1990)
Work in Progress
  • Translations of Gomez de la Serna and a contemporary Spanish playwright (Lumbreras)
  • An intermediate ESL reader; a low-intermediate college ESL text
Honors, Grants, and Awards
  • Fulbright Lecturer, Colombia (196062), Spain (196970)
  • Director of various internationally oriented projects under grants from the Ford Foundation, NDEA, and other sources
Other Professional Activities
  • Columnist, MATSOL [Mass. Assn. of Teachers of English to Speakers of other Languages] Currents
  • Past president, Association of Teachers of English as a Second Language (National Assn. of Foreign Student Affairs)
  • Director of various NDEA ESL institutes
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