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Anne M. Ediger

Professor of TESOL and Applied Linguistics
212 772-4665
1014 West


Ph.D., Applied Linguistics, 1995
UCLA, Department of Applied Linguistics, Los Angeles, CA

M.A., Linguistics, with emphases in TESOL and Sociolinguistics, 1982
University of Kansas, Department of Linguistics, Lawrence, Kansas

Research Fellow in Japanese Linguistics, 1979-1980
Japanese Ministry of Education (Mombusho) Research Fellowship, Tsukuba University, Ibaraki, Japan

Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, 1975
Bethel College, N. Newton, Kansas
Major: German; Secondary Education Teaching Credential in Language Arts & German



LING 702 Analysis & Structure of English
EDESL 704 Advanced English Grammar
EDESL 702 Teaching Vocabulary in ESL
EDESL 760 Master's Essay (thesis)

Supervise student teaching & practicum (EDESL 785 & 788).



My research interests include English grammar and vocabulary analysis (corpus-based), second language reading and writing, teachers' knowledge of grammar and language in content-based instruction, and their use of that knowledge in the design of instruction and error correction.


Ediger, A., Falk, R., & Santamaria, J., (In Press). Elements of Success: Grammar for Language Learning, Volume 4. New York: Oxford University Press. (Publication date: March 2016) Ediger, A., Falk, R., & Vargo, M. (2015). Elements of Success: Grammar for Language

Learning, Volume 1. New York: Oxford University Press. Ediger, A. & Lee, L. (2014). Elements of Success: Grammar for Language

Learning, Volume 2. New York: Oxford University Press. Ediger, A. & Lee, L. (2014). Elements of Success: Grammar for Language

Learning, Volume 3. New York: Oxford University Press. Baecher, L., Farnsworth, T., & Ediger, A. (2014). The challenges of planning language objectives in content-based ESL instruction. Language Teaching Research, 18 (1), 118-136. DOI: 10.1177/1362168813505381 Ediger, A. (2013). Teaching second/foreign language literacy to school-age learners. In M. Celce-

Murcia, A. M. Snow, & D. Brinton, (Eds.), Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language, 4th Ed., (pp. 154-169). Boston, MA: Heinle & Heinle.


Principal Investigator, SPELL Program Grant, Workforce Investment Act/New York State Education Department Office of P-12 Education and Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services and Adult Literacy Program/NYC Office of the Mayor (5 years: 2013-2018), Approx. $168,000/year (funded).

Co-Investigator, ITI Program Grant, New York State Education Department, Office of English Language Acquisition. 2015-2017. PI: Laura Baecher; Co-investigators: Anne Ediger & Teresa Bruno. Approx. $250,000. (funded)

Co-Author & Project Associate, with D. Steiner & C. Asher; Hunter College/Sydney E. Frank Clinical Experiences Improvement Grant. Frankfort/Rockefeller Foundation Grant for developing the supervision of teachers, 2009-2010, Funded, $300,000.

Project Associate; New York State Education Department/Dwight David Eisenhower Grant, for work with the Hunter College/District 4 PDS Project ($83,000) and the New York Consortium for Professional Development Project (Funded: $29,000) (with W. Rosenthal, D. Eldridge, and S. Marsa), Spring 2002
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