Henry Widdowson


H.G. Widdowson is Professor Emeritus, University of London, Honorary Professor, University of Vienna. He has taught TESOL courses, and worked on TESOL
projects in material development and teacher education in many parts of the world. Among his publications particularly concerned with language pedagogy are Teaching Language as Communication (1978), Learning Purpose and Language Use (1983), Aspects of Language Teaching (1990) and more recently, Defining Issues in English Language Teaching (2003) and Text, Context, Pretext. Critical Issues in Discourse Analysis (2004).