Desert Island ELT

Mario Rinvolucri
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    Mario Rinvolucri
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    The article is included in a letter to Isobel Fletcher de Tellez
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The file contains an excerpt from a letter by Mario Rinvolucri discussing the teaching of English on a desert island to 15 to 18-year-old students with highly motivated goals of escaping the island. Rinvolucri emphasizes the importance of selecting the most useful books for the students, rejecting current coursebooks for misrepresenting spoken grammar and being drained of life. He selects five books that will be useful in teaching these students.
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