A. S. Hornby and 50 years of the Hornby Trust
Smith, Richard C., 1961- and Bowers, Roger. (2012) A. S. Hornby and 50 years of the Hornby Trust. ELT Journal, Vol.66 (No.1). pp. 1-9. ISSN 0951-0893Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/elt/ccr085
A. S. Hornby can justly be considered the ‘father’ of UK-based ELT. He was the founder and first Editor of English Language Teaching (now known as ELT Journal); he established the ground rules for situational language teaching, the dominant ELT methodology in the United Kingdom up until the 1970s; he was the chief originator of the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary; and, last but not least, he set up the A. S. Hornby Educational Trust, which has just completed its 50th year of charitable activity. In the following article, Richard Smith provides an overview of Hornby’s career and important overall legacy to ELT and then Roger Bowers describes the history, nature, and current activities of the Hornby Trust.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||L Education > LB Theory and practice of education|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for Applied Linguistics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||ELT Journal|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Date:||1 January 2012|
|Number of Pages:||9|
|Page Range:||pp. 1-9|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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