9781853595431

How to Teach Modern Languages-- And Survive!

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  • ISBN13:

    9781853595431

  • ISBN10:

    1853595438

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-10-01
  • Publisher: Multilingual Matters Ltd

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Summary

This book sets out some of the practical techniques Jan Pleuger has used with children of all ages and abilities, and most of the ideas can also be applied to adult learners. These practical strategies are aimed at reducing both pupil and teacher anxiety and provides a deep understanding of the psychological dynamics of the modern language classroom. The result is an enjoyable book, entertainingly written and bursting with tips for busy Modern Language teachers.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vi
Introduction 1(3)
Keeping sane
4(6)
Creating Confidence
10(7)
Your Best Friend - the Overhead Projector
17(5)
Close encounters of the flashcard kind
22(8)
Every child's birthright?
30(5)
A star is born
35(25)
The importance of the visual
60(10)
Working independently - the French folder
70(9)
Open evenings
79(8)
School visits - the day trip to France
87(19)
School visits - the exchange
106(13)
The four skills: listening and responding
119(7)
The four skills: speaking
126(11)
Target language
137(7)
The four skills: reading and responding
144(11)
The four skills: writing
155(13)
The sound of music
168(9)
Glossary 177(1)
Further reading 178

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