Dwight Bolinger (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin) is Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard University. From 1947 to 1959 he served as Head of the Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese at the University of Southern California. He has also taught at the University of Colorado, and has been a Research Fellow in Speech at the Haskins Laboratories (1956-57). He is a past president of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (1960), and has served on the Executive Committee of the Linguistic Society of America, and on the Executive Council of the American Dialect Society. He is presently serving as the Delegate of the Linguistic Society of America to the Advisory Assembly of ACTFL. Professor Bolinger has been named a Fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, 1969-70. He is the author of Aspects of Language (New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc., 1968), Forms of English (Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 1965), and is co-author of Modern Spanish (New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc., 1960).
The Theorist and the Language Teacher*
Article first published online: 31 DEC 2008
© 1968 American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Foreign Language Annals
Volume 2, Issue 1, pages 30–41, October 1968
How to Cite
Bolinger, D. (1968), The Theorist and the Language Teacher. Foreign Language Annals, 2: 30–41. doi: 10.1111/j.1944-9720.1968.tb00282.x
With minor changes, the text is that of a talk given 22 Feb. 1968, in the 1967-68 Lecture Series of the Dept. of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese at the Pennsylvania State University.
- Issue published online: 31 DEC 2008
- Article first published online: 31 DEC 2008
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