9781107602007

The Cambridge Guide to Pedagogy and Practice in Second Language Teaching

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  • ISBN13:

    9781107602007

  • ISBN10:

    1107602009

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-02-29
  • Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr

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This collection of original articles provides a state-of-the-art overview of key issues and approaches in contemporary language teaching. Written by internationally prominent researchers, educators, and emerging scholars, the chapters are grouped into five sections: rethinking our understanding of teaching, learner diversity and classroom learning, pedagogical approaches and practices, components of the curriculum, and media and materials. Each chapter covers key topics in teaching methodology such as reflective pedagogy, teaching large classes, outcomes-based language learning, speaking instruction, and technology in the classroom. Chapters assume no particular background knowledge and are written in an accessible style.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. viii
Rethinking Our Understanding of Teachingp. 13
English as an International Languagep. 15
Reflective Pedagogyp. 23
Learner-Centered Teachingp. 30
Class-Centered Teaching: A Framework for Classroom Decision Makingp. 38
Competence and Performance in Language Teachingp. 46
Learner Diversity and Classroom Learningp. 57
Managing the Classroomp. 60
Learner Strategiesp. 68
Motivationp. 77
Teaching Mixed Level Classesp. 86
Teaching Large Classesp. 95
Teaching Young Learnersp. 103
Teaching Teenagersp. 112
Teaching Adultsp. 120
Pedagogical Approaches and Practicesp. 129
Task-Based Language Educationp. 132
Text-Based Teachingp. 140
Content-Based Instruction and Content and Language Integrated Learningp. 149
Outcomes-Based Language Teachingp. 161
Teaching English for Academic Purposesp. 170
Teaching English for Specific Purposesp. 179
Literacy-Based Language Teachingp. 186
Components of the Curriculump. 195
Speaking Instructionp. 198
Listening Instructionp. 207
Reading Instructionp. 218
Writing Instructionp. 226
Vocabulary Instructionp. 236
Pronunciation Instructionp. 246
Grammar Instructionp. 258
Media and Materialsp. 267
Materials Developmentp. 269
Technology in the Classroomp. 279
Online and Blended Instructionp. 287
Indexp. 295
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