9780521008433

Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching

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  • ISBN13:

    9780521008433

  • ISBN10:

    0521008433

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/12/2001
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Summary

This new edition surveys the major approaches and methods in language teaching. This new edition is an extensive revision of the first edition of this successful text. Like the first edition, it surveys the major approaches and methods in language teaching, such as grammar translation, audiolingualism, communicative language teaching, and the natural approach. This edition includes new chapters on topics such as whole language, multiple intelligences, neurolinguistic programming, competency-based language teaching, cooperative language learning, content-based instruction, task-based language teaching, and the Post-Methods Era. Teachers and teachers-in-training will discover that this second edition is a comprehensive survey and analysis of the major and minor teaching methods used around the world.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Part I Major language trends in twentieth-century language teaching 1(70)
A brief history of language teaching
3(15)
The nature of approaches and methods in language teaching
18(18)
The Oral Approach and Situational Language Teaching
36(14)
The Audiolingual Method
50(21)
Part II Alternative approaches and methods 71(80)
Total Physical Response
73(8)
The Silent Way
81(9)
Community Language Learning
90(10)
Suggestopedia
100(8)
Whole Language
108(7)
Multiple Intelligences
115(10)
Neurolinguistic Programming
125(7)
The lexical approach
132(9)
Competency-Based Language Teaching
141(10)
Part III Current communicative approaches 151(106)
Communicative Language Teaching
153(25)
The Natural Approach
178(14)
Cooperative Language Learning
192(12)
Content-Based Instruction
204(19)
Task-Based Language Teaching
223(21)
The post-methods era
244(13)
Author index 257(4)
Subject index 261

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