Communicative Language Teaching in Action Putting Principles to Work

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-10-23
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Communicative Language Teaching in Action: Putting principles to workis designed as a basic text that intends to demonstrate principles and practices of communicative language teaching and task-based instruction. Its primary purpose is to serve as a guide for second and foreign language teachers in training or for those who have embarked on a new career as language teachers. In particular, these include pre- and in-service teacher education majors, university teaching assistants, and English as a Second Language (ESL) majors and instructors. Furthermore, it is meant to be a resource for practicing teachers in continuing education programs.

Author Biography

Klaus Brandl is an applied linguist and specialist in foreign language pedagogy at the University of Washington, where he directs the language program in the Department of Scandinavian Studies and serves as the Language Pedagogue for the College of Arts and Sciences and College of Education.

Table of Contents

About This Bookp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Principles of Communicative Language Teaching and Task-Based Instructionp. 1
Short-Term and Daily Lesson Planningp. 39
Getting Started: Introducing Vocabularyp. 75
Grammar and Language Learningp. 105
Feedback and Error Correction in Language Learningp. 143
Instructional Sequencing and Task Designp. 178
Developing Listening Skillsp. 223
Developing Oral Communication Skillsp. 277
Developing Reading Skillsp. 322
Assessment and Language Learningp. 368
Referencesp. 423
Name Indexp. 440
Subject Indexp. 443
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