9780072820621

Practical English Language Teaching PELT Text

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072820621

  • ISBN10:

    0072820624

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/12/2003
  • Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
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Summary

Practical English Language Teachingoffers a thorough yet practical overview of language teaching methodology for teachers and teachers in preparation. The principles outlined in each chapter are richly illustrated with vignettes and extracts from real classrooms so the reader can see what the principles "look like" when realized in classroom teaching. The book is divided into three sections:Exploring Skills, Exploring Language, and Supporting the Learning Process. FEATURES: Critical areas of language teachingare comprehensively addressed with a specific focus on practical techniques, strategies, and tips. World-class specialistslike Neil Andersen, Kathleen M. Bailey, Mary Ann Christison, and David Nunan offer a variety of perspectives on language teaching and the learning process. Reflectionquestionsinvite readers to think about critical issues in language teaching whileActiontasksoutline strategies for putting new techniques into practice. Thoughtful suggestions for books, articles, and Web sites offer resources for additional, up-to-date information. Expansive glossaryoffers short and straightforward definitions of core language teaching terms.

Table of Contents

Exploring Skills
Methodology
Listening
Speaking
Reading
Writing
Exploring Language
Pronunciation
Vocabulary
Grammar
Discourse
Supporting the learning process
Content-based instruction
Coursebooks
Computer-assisted language learning
Learning styles and strategies
Learner autonomy in the classroom
Classroom-based assessment
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