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David Nunan, Editor The Practical English Language Teaching Series offers a thorough yet practical overview of language teaching strategies and methodology for newer teachers seeking background and guidance and for experienced professionals looking for refreshing new ideas. Ideal for classroom study or personal use, the series is written by leading teacher trainers and authors of successful student textbooks. Each contributor addresses key teaching challenges in their area of expertise. Practical English Language Teaching is divided into three sections: Exploring Skills, Exploring Language, and Supporting the Learning Process.
World-class specialists like Neil Anderson, Kathleen M. Bailey, Mary Ann Christison, and David Nunan offer a variety of perspectives on language teaching and the learning process. Critical areas of content language teaching are comprehensively addressed with a specific focus on practical techniques, strategies, and tips. Reflection questions invite readers to think about critical issues in language teaching while Action Tasks outline strategies for putting new techniques into practice. Thoughtful suggestions for books, articles, and Web sites offer resources for additional, up-to-date information. Expansive glossary offers short and straightforward definitions of core language teaching terms.
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Action activities requiring readers to apply the ideas. u Differences between language teaching and learning as it relates to children. PRACTICAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING (PELT) Methodology 9780071234627 PRACTICAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING SERIES Young Learners Reading Grammar Listening with Audio CD Speaking 9780071257275 9780071280938 9780071247498 9780073283166 9780071247504 159 . speaking. and young learners.Practical English Language Teaching Speaking Kathleen M. technology. and tutoring professional organizations. Linse Reading Neil J Anderson Each title in this series is designed as a special interest core text for teacher training courses offering numerous tips and techniques in the areas of teaching listening. Numerous practical illustrations from a wide range of coursebooks and extracts from authentic classroom interactions. u Information on how to effectively work with parents of young learners even when the parents do not speak English. grammar. Key Features of all books u u u u u A clear orientation to the teaching of the main topic including an historical overview and an introduction to major approaches and analyses that have informed pedagogy. Bailey Grammar David Nunan Listening Mark Helgesen and Steven Brown Young Learners Caroline T. CLA SSRO OM & PRO FESSI ONAL R ESOURCES Practical English Language Teaching: Young Learners focuses on the teaching of English to children who are between five and twelve years of age. special educational needs. u Charts and checklists of useful information for the young learner teacher. reading. A detailed treatment of the teaching at different levels. principles and techniques to their own situation. providing practical techniques for teaching and assessment. Each title in the series offers vital background information and a wealth of helpful teaching strategies and techniques. u A key issues chapter which provides suggestions for dealing with classroom management. Reflection questions inviting readers to think about critical issues. u Overview of child development and ways to learn about children’s development and interests.
Grades 10-12 Portfolio-Based Professional Development and Appraisal u Teachers’ Handbook CLASSROO M & PROF ESSION AL RESO UR CES Background of China English as a Foreign Language Standards (CEFLS) Project CEFLS was a 30-month standards-development. administrators. The complete series includes: Integrating EFL Standards Into Chinese Classroom Settings u Primary Level. in Chinese and English u u u u u Learner and teacher performance standards developed specifically for this series. with headquarters in Alexandria. 160 . Stories that show how standards for learning and teaching may be woven into actual classroom experience in China. in the United States. New York. Lesson outlines and graphic organizers. Grades 7-9 u Senior Level. in the United States. and teacher education project. with headquarters in New York City. and National Foreign Language Teaching and Research Association (NFLTRA). Grades 3-6 u Junior Level. Glossary of useful teaching techniques for Chinese teachers of school-age learners. The McGraw-Hill Companies. China. materials writing. Features. These features offer Chinese teachers. Virginia. with headquarters in Beijing. They combine the best of traditional Chinese teaching with the Ministry of Education’s call for new and creative approaches to instruction. and supervisors a dynamic approach to good teaching. Three organizations collaborated on this project: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).Integrating EFL Standards Into Chinese Classroom Settings The four books in this series were written to inspire and support all Chinese English-language educators. Reflection and action worksheets for putting techniques into practice.
CLA SSRO OM & PRO FESSI ONAL R ESOURCES INTEGRATING EFL STANDARDS INTO CHINESE Primary Level Junior Level Senior Level Teacher’s Handbook 9780071255721 9780071255714 9780071255738 9780071257145 161 .
It offers direct answers to the whys and wherefores of various structures and expressions. at the same time they draw on up-todate research and viable prototypes in order to offer guidance to practising teachers about pedagogical approaches that have been shown to be effective. The approach adopted seeks to understand the complex ecology of language learning contexts with ICT by describing and dealing with issues that teachers face in their daily work. what teaching English is all about. and many grammar books do not address them. Answers are clearly worded and illustrated with relevant examples. This book fills the gap by providing clear answers and solutions to common problems. Helps English language teachers and student-teachers to make better decisions about the above in their classrooms so that students can reap maximum benefits from learning with ICT. are not always easily answered. ENGLISH GRAMMAR FAQS Text 9780071266123 TASK DESIGN. CLASSROO M & PROF ESSION AL RESO UR CES Task Design. Features u u Questions are genuine questions repeatedly encountered in the English language classroom. questions that baffle even experienced teachers. enabling teachers and students to use the language with greater confidence. Although the books in the series are written in an accessible. non-academic style. Some of the books show how the teaching of old staples in our English classrooms. such as phonics. Implementation and Assessment Integrating Information and Communication Technology in English Language Teaching and Learning Phillip Towndrow This book is a survival guide in using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) effectively. implementation and assessment of learning experiences. Such questions. IMPLEMENTATION & ASSESSMENT Text 9780071261838 162 . though regularly encountered. This series hopes to provide teachers and student-teachers with new ways of looking at the important work that English teachers do. English Grammar FAQs 100 Questions Teachers and Students Frequently Ask Leong Ping Alvin and Ludwig Tan This book is a compilation of 100 questions frequently asked of (and by) teachers. Features u u Focuses on task design of English lessons that uses ICT. in this age of multimedia. others suggest ways of fundamentally redesigning.NIE English Language and Literature Series All the titles in the series are written by experienced teachers/lecturers and teacher-educators with the aim of providing advice on methodology and approaches to language and literature pedagogy. the implementation of these tasks and their subsequent assessment. multimodality as well as interdisciplinarity. A customisable framework for action is presented where priority is given to the crucial role teachers play in making decisions about the design. can be carried out in more empowering ways. and inspire them to probe beyond received wisdoms in teaching their subject. grammar and the writing of various genres.
Practical suggestions for the classroom are also given. PHONICS AND BEGINNING READING Text Text 9780071262187 AUTONOMY IN LANGUAGE LEARNING 9780071262194 Text Text TEACHING EXPOSITORY WRITING 9780071264761 REEL WORLD LEARNING 9780071264907 163 . In addition to providing a mapping between the letters of English and how they are pronounced using standard Internatiional Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) symbols.Phonics and Beginning Reading A Practical Guide for Teachers in Southeast Asia Sally Ann Jones and David Deterding Phonics and Beginning Reading offers an overview of phonics within the context of theories of reading. conducting joint writing with students. It demonstrates. This book is written for teachers who are concerned with promoting autonomous learning by using IT and Internet resources. with examples of O-level type topics. Teaching Expository Writing Genre Practices and Thinking Skills Antonia Chandrasegaran & Jonathan Tang Kum Khuan Teaching Expository Writing: Genre Practices and Thinking Skills offers an approach to improving students’ writing through the explicit teaching of writer-reader interaction and thinking processes. this book describes teaching methods and provides sample exercises for training students in specific discourse behaviours and thinking strategies. Numerous websites where learners can access to engage in interesting online activities to improve their language proficiency are also included. it provides pedagogical strategies as well as structured lesson ideas to demonstrate how the skills may be explicitly taught to students. The book is divided into two parts. how these processes can be identified and practised in the classroom. Furthermore. there are guidelines for sourcing and adapting instructional material to fit the needs of a class. It is designed to teach the fundamental principles of specific media texts and their correlation to print texts. Instead of merely describing the features of good expository writing. the book shows how these rules for symbol-sound correspondences can be utilised by children as they develop skills in the decoding of texts. To help teachers prepare writing lessons. One chapter offers suggestions on how to provide feedback on students’ writing with the aim of nurturing a particular discourse practice or thinking process. CLA SSRO OM & PRO FESSI ONAL R ESOURCES Reel World Learning Integrating Media in the English Language Classroom Suzanne Choo & Caroline Chan This book is written for secondary school teachers who are sourcing for ideas on how to teach students literacy skills in an engaging way. In addition. The second section provides readers with useful practical tips by giving information as to how autonomy can be fostered through self-access learning. Autonomy in Language Learning The Use of IT and Internet Resources Christian Chia Empowering learners to become independent and lifelong learners takes on a pivotal role in the education scene. and constructing writing exercises. It shows how phonics can be an exceptionally valuable tool in helping children learn to read as part of a balanced reading programme. the book discusses issues that arise when phonics is adopted as part of a reading programme for children in Southeast Asia. largely because of idiosyncratic features of pronunciation found in the region. The first section acquaints readers with important theoretical concepts central to the field of learner autonomy. detailing the explicit teaching of reading and writing skills through media texts.
Illustrates key points with examples taken from real-life adult classes. and lists of key terms. and placement) and classroom level decisions (e. application exercises. Provides end-of-chapter and end-of-book lists of print and Web sources.Testing in Language Programs New Edition James Dean Brown Testing in Language Programs.g. and assessment. Offers administrators and teachers guidance on using Microsoft Excel® to do statistical analyses of students’ test results. Offers practical guidance in lesson planning. selecting material. Includes a variety of clear charts and tables that succinctly summarize the key points of each chapter. CLASSROO M & PROF ESSION AL RESO UR CES Key Features u u u u Moves from an overview of the field to specific techniques for teaching language skills and life-skill competencies. The text targets the needs of those making both program level decisions (e. New Edition is a core text for graduate and undergraduate teacher-training courses in language testing and assessment. checklists. Offers end-of-chapter summaries. TEACHING ADULT ESL Text 9780071251426 164 . Key Features u u u u Provides the most comprehensive examination of key concepts in English language testing and evaluation available. review questions. TESTING IN LANGUAGE PROGRAMS Student Book 9780071249003 Teaching Adult ESL A Practical Introduction Betsy Parrish Teaching Adult ESL is the first comprehensive yet practical overview of adult ESL teaching methodology for teachers and teachers in preparation. assessing what students have learned through diagnostic and achievement testing). admissions. classroom management. proficiency.g.
and writing. speaking. and conclusion offers much needed structure for developing tasking without tasking the instructor and demonstrates how tasks are goal or outcome-oriented. this text serves as a guide to help language teachers develop communicative classroom environments that blend listening. reading. Lee and Bill VanPatten Starting from the perspective that communication is the expression. and negotiation of meaning — not rote repetition. 4th Edition Sandra J. which provides an ideal introduction to the theoretical basis of communicative language teaching — serving as a fundamental guide to building a complete communicative language program — offers practical guidance on curriculum development and testing. CLA SSRO OM & PRO FESSI ONAL R ESOURCES MAKING COMMUNICATIVE LANGUAGE TEACHING HAPPEN Text 9780073655178 Tasks and Communicating in Language Classrooms James F. interpretation.Communicative Competence Theory and Classroom Practice Texts and Contexts in Second Language Learning. COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE THEORY AND CLASSROOM PRACTICE Text 9780070837362 Making Communicative Language Teaching Happen 4th Edition James F. A comprehensive review of trends in L2 research is included. Savignon This text. Lee How do instructors get learners to interact in meaningful ways using the “standardized” materials instructors must use? Lee’s framework of framing. execution. TASKS AND COMMUNICATING IN LANGUAGE CLASSROOMS Text 9780072310542 165 .
FROM INPUT TO OUTPUT Text 9780072825619 166 . STRUCTURED INPUT Text 9780072887242 Input Enhancement From Theory and Research to the Classroom Wynne Wong Input Enhancement addresses one of the fundamental concepts of current second language acquisition research. Farley Researchers and instructors looking for more examples and clarification on structured input activities will welcome this title. research. this text is ideal for use in a teaching methods course or an introductory seminar on second language acquisition. This book is also ideal for a teaching methods course or an introductory seminar on second language acquisition. CLASSROO M & PROF ESSION AL RESO UR CES INPUT ENHANCEMENT Text 9780072887259 From Input to Output A Teacher’s Guide to Second Language Acquisition Bill VanPatten From Input to Output provides an eminently accessible overview of key issues in second language acquisition research. With its clear organization and concise chapters. the author gives a compelling account of current research while couching it within a framework that is of particular relevance to classroom practitioners. and practical application to help readers understand the important link between these arenas.Structured Input Grammar Instruction for the Acquisition-Oriented Classroom Andrew P. The book introduces readers to input enhancement techniques that help second language learners pay attention to grammatical form while also providing them with the input they need for successful second language acquisition. Avoiding highly technical jargon and terminology. written expressly for second language teachers. In clear. in the context of its relationship with grammar instruction. input. The result is an engaging reference that should be required reading for all language instructors and department heads. easy-to-understand terms. Sample activities in a variety of languages illustrate structured input and serve as models. the text brings together theory.
or discomfort in the language learning process. Young Affect in Foreign Language and Second Language Learning offers teachers or teachers-in-training practical suggestions for creating activities that take into account learner anxieties. It is appropriate for a basic methods course or a course on second or foreign language writing. TRANSLATION TEACHING Text 9780072487091 167 . frustrations. The result is a systematic methodology of translation teaching that replaces the anecdotal approaches that have been dominant in this field. as a text for continuing education courses. The objective of the book is actually twofold. its more encompassing objective is to serve as a handbook for the training of translation teachers. accessible text in the McGraw-Hill Second Language Professional Series provides research-based information and practical advice to teachers who teach writing to second and foreign language learners. to offer concrete instructional approaches for language learning that are rooted in second language acquisition research and to promote a low-anxiety classroom environment. to translation pedagogy. While it has as a goal the explanation of relevant theoretical and empirical research. AFFECT IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE AND SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNING Text 9780070389007 Teaching Writing in Second and Foreign Language Classrooms Jessica Williams.Affect in Foreign Language and Second Language Learning Dolly J. more specifically. or as an aid for practicing language teachers. and. it can also be used as part of a preparation course for foreign language teachers. As such it connects theory and research to teaching practice through a pedagogical framework that serves as the foundation for teacher education and preparation. CLA SSRO OM & PRO FESSI ONAL R ESOURCES TEACHING WRITING IN SECOND LANGUAGE AND FOREIGN LANGUAGE CLASSROOM Text 9780072934793 Translation Teaching From Research to the Classroom Sonia Colina This title in the McGraw-Hill Second Language Professional Series contributes to the emerging new discipline of Translation Studies. The University of Illinois at Chicago This short.
and assessment. syllabus design. Hartford Beyond Methods introduces teachers to the research for second language acquisition as it applies to the classroom. The author’s historical framework provides new perspectives in an engaging writing style. CLASSROO M & PROF ESSION AL RESO UR CES TEACHING CULTURE Text 9780844293295 Breaking Tradition An Exploration of the Historical Relationship Between Theory and Practice in Second Language Teaching Diane Musumeci Breaking Tradition is a fascinating supplement to any language methods course as it analyzes the hotly contested debate between grammar-based approaches to language teaching and more communicative schools of thought. abundant activities. and student performance objectives help teachers illustrate how the cultural context of communication is vital to understanding the message.Beyond Methods Components of Second Language Teacher Education Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig and Beverly S. It offers a theoretical basis for making decisions about such things as methods. cultural mini-dramas. Ned Seelye Teaching Culture provides practical strategies for integrating language and culture study and outlines six goals for cultural instruction. BEYOND METHODS Text 9780070061064 Teaching Culture Third Edition H. BREAKING TRADITION Text 9780070443945 168 . Sample learning units.
169 . learnerdirected activities.The Complete ESL/EFL Cooperative & Communicative Activity Book Stephen Sloan Build communicative competence in your intermediate reading level ESL student with this easy-to-use blackline master book of enjoyable. The Natural Approach is an inductive method of language teaching developed by Stephen Krashen and Tracy Terrell that has among its hypotheses that language is acquired in stages. Teaching in Changing Times is ideal for use in teacher education and methods courses. that comprehension precedes production. THE COMPLETE ESL/EFL COOPERATIVE & COMMUNICATIVE ACTIVITY BOOK Text 9780844206783 Teaching in Changing Times The Courage to Lead Wallinger Linda The chapters in Teaching in Changing Times provide perspective and reflection on the various challenges that confront language instructors and administrators. CLA SSRO OM & PRO FESSI ONAL R ESOURCES TEACHING IN CHANGING TIMES Text 9780072826302 THE NATURAL APPROACH Video 9780070796201 The Natural Approach From Theory to Practice McGraw-Hill The focus of this video is on the theoretical underpinnings and the practical application of the Natural Approach. focusing specifically on issues of leadership. and that language is best learned in a low-anxiety atmosphere. or for undergraduate and graduate seminars that deal with issues in language education or language acquisition.
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