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This is an updated third edition of our popular introduction to language teaching methodology, which describes different methods and approaches in language teaching. Clear and jargon-free, it provides practical step-by-step guidance for new teachers, and introduces more experienced teachers to new approaches and teaching ideas. Includes a new chapter on the use of digital technology.
Diane Larsen-Freeman is a Professor of Education, Professor of Linguistics, and a Research Scientist at the English Language Institute at the University of Michigan. She is also a Distinguished Senior Faculty Fellow at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont, USA. A teacher educator for over 30 years, Professor Larsen-Freeman has published numerous books and articles about second language acquisition research, English grammar, and language teaching methods. Marti Anderson is an education and teacher-training consultant currently based in Bangkok, Thailand. She was on the faculty at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont, USA for 20 years.
Table of Contents
|List of Acronyms||p. viii|
|To the Teacher Educator||p. ix|
|The Grammar-Translation Method||p. 13|
|The Direct Method||p. 25|
|The Audio-Lingual Method||p. 35|
|The Silent Way||p. 51|
|Community Language Learning||p. 85|
|Total Physical Response||p. 103|
|Communicative Language Teaching||p. 115|
|Content-based Instruction||p. 131|
|Task-based Language Teaching||p. 149|
|The Political Dimensions of Language Teaching and the Participatory Approach||p. 165|
|Learning Strategy Training, Cooperative Learning, and Multiple Intelligences||p. 181|
|Emerging Uses of Technology in Language Teaching and Learning||p. 199|
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