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Anaheim University News

Mar 13 2012

au-news-nunan-aAnaheim University Graduate School of Education Dean, Dr. David Nunan’s textbook sales have now exceeded 2.5 billion, making David Nunan the world’s leading textbook author. David Nunan's "Go For It!" series, published in cooperation between Cengage Learning and the People's Education Press (PEP), was selected and adapted as a basal textbook series for middle schools throughout China. The latest TESOL textbook by David Nunan is published by Anaheim University Press.

Anaheim University Graduate School of Education Dean, Dr. David Nunan’s textbook sales have now exceeded 2.5 billion, making David Nunan the world’s leading textbook author. The "Go For It!" series, published in cooperation between Cengage Learning and the People's Education Press (PEP), was selected and adapted as a basal textbook series for middle schools throughout China.

David Nunan's latest book, "Teaching English to Young Learners", which is focused on how to teach English to non-native English speakers aged 3 to 15, is published by Anaheim University Press. The textbook is the core textbook for Anaheim University's Certificate in Teaching English to Young Learners program, developed and overseen by Dr. Nunan.

David Nunan, Vice-President for Academic Affairs at Anaheim University, is the founding and current Dean of the Anaheim University Graduate School of Education and Director of the Anaheim University David Nunan TESOL Institute. Dr. Nunan is a world-renowned linguist and best-selling author of English Language Teaching textbooks for Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and Thomson Learning. He has been involved in the teaching of graduate programs for such prestigious institutions as the University of Hong Kong, Columbia University, the University of Hawaii, Monterey Institute for International Studies, and many more. In 2002 Dr. Nunan received a congressional citation from the United States House of Representatives for his services to English language education through his pioneering work in online education at Anaheim University. In 2003 he was ranked the 7th most influential Australian in Asia by Business Review Weekly, and in 2005 he was named one of the top "50 Australians who Matter". David Nunan was invited by the Australian Prime Minister to attend a summit in Sydney Australia in December 1996 as one of the Leading 100 Global Australians.

Dr. Nunan is Past President of the TESOL International Association, the world's largest language teaching organization. Dr. Nunan is joined in the Graduate School of Education by a globally acclaimed team of linguists, which includes four other past presidents of the TESOL International Association: Dr. Kathleen Bailey, Dr. Denise Murray, Dr. MaryAnn Christison and Dr. Jun Liu.

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