9780521004404

Methodology in Language Teaching: An Anthology of Current Practice

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    9780521004404

  • ISBN10:

    0521004403

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-04-08
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Summary

This collection provides an overview of current approaches, issues, and practices in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages. This book provides an overview of current approaches, issues, and practices in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages. The anthology offers a comprehensive overview to the teaching of English and illustrates the complexity underlying many of the practical planning and instructional activities it involves. Organized into 16 sections, the book contains 41 seminal articles by well-known teacher trainers and researchers. Also included are two sets of discussion questions - a pre-reading background set and a post-reading reflection set. This anthology serves as an important resource for teachers wishing to design a basic course in methodology.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Introduction 1(4)
Section 1 Approaches to Teaching 5(22)
English Language Teaching in the ``Post-Method'' Era: Toward Better Diagnosis, Treatment, and Assessment
9(10)
H. Douglas Brown
Theories of Teaching in Language Teaching
19(8)
Jack C. Richards
Section 2 Lesson Planning and Classroom Management 27(22)
Lesson Planning
30(10)
Thomas S. C. Farrell
Classroom Management
40(9)
Marilyn Lewis
Section 3 Classroom Dynamics 49(16)
Implementing Cooperative Learning
52(7)
George M. Jacobs
Stephen Hall
Mixed-Level Teaching: Tiered Tasks and Bias Tasks
59(6)
Bill Bowler
Sue Parminter
Section 4 Syllabus Design and Instructional Materials 65(28)
The ELT Curriculum: A Flexible Model for a Changing World
69(11)
Denise Finney
The Role of Materials in the Language Classroom: Finding the Balance
80(13)
Jane Crawford
Section 5 Task and Project Work 93(28)
Implementing Task-Based Language Teaching
96(11)
David Beglar
Alan Hunt
Project Work: A Means to Promote Language and Content
107(14)
Fredricka L. Stoller
Section 6 Learning Strategies 121(24)
Language Learning Strategies in a Nutshell: Update and ESL Suggestions
124(9)
Rebecca L. Oxford
Learner Strategy Training in the Classroom: An Action Research Study
133(12)
David Nunan
Section 7 Teaching Grammar 145(30)
Seven Bad Reasons for Teaching Grammar - and Two Good Ones
148(5)
Michael Swan
Addressing the Grammar Gap in Task Work
153(14)
Jack C. Richards
Grammar Teaching - Practice or Consciousness-Raising?
167(8)
Rod Ellis
Section 8 Teaching Pronunciation 175(26)
Beyond `Listen and Repeat': Pronunciation Teaching Materials and Theories of Second Language Acquisition
178(10)
Rodney H. Jones
PracTESOL: It's Not What You Say, but How You Say It!
188(13)
Julie Hebert
Section 9 Teaching Speaking 201(34)
Factors to Consider: Developing Adult EFL Students' Speaking Abilities
204(8)
Kang Shumin
Conversational English: An Interactive, Collaborative, and Reflective Approach
212(13)
Wai King Tsang
Matilda Wong
Developing Discussion Skills in the ESL Classroom
225(10)
Christopher F. Green
Elsie R. Christopher
Jacqueline Lam
Section 10 Teaching Listening 235(20)
Listening in Language Learning
238(4)
David Nunan
The Changing Face of Listening
242(6)
John Field
Raising Students' Awareness of the Features of Real-World Listening Input
248(7)
Wendy Y. K. Lam
Section 11 Teaching Vocabulary 255(18)
Current Research and Practice in Teaching Vocabulary
258(9)
Alan Hunt
David Beglar
Best Practice in Vocabulary Teaching and Learning
267(6)
Paul Nation
Section 12 Teaching Reading 273(30)
Dilemmas for the Development of Second Language Reading Abilities
276(11)
William Grabe
Teaching Strategic Reading
287(8)
Joy Janzen
Extensive Reading: Why Aren't We All Doing It?
295(8)
Willy A. Renandya
George M. Jacobs
Section 13 Teaching Writing 303(32)
Ten Steps in Planning a Writing Course and Training Teachers of Writing
306(9)
Ann Raimes
The Writing Process and Process Writing
315(6)
Anthony Seow
A Genre-Based Approach to Content Writing Instruction
321(7)
Randi Reppen
Teaching Students to Self-Edit
328(7)
Dana Ferris
Section 14 Assessment 335(26)
Alternative Assessment: Responses to Commonly Asked Questions
338(6)
Ana Huerta-Macias
Nontraditional Forms of Assessment and Response to Student Writing: A Step Toward Learner Autonomy
344(10)
Andrea H. Penaflorida
English Proficiency Test: The Oral Component of a Primary School
354(7)
Ishabel Hingle
Viv Linington
Section 15 Technologies in the Classroom 361(24)
Video in the ELT Classroom: The Role of the Teacher
364(4)
Susan Stempleski
The Internet for English Teaching: Guidelines for Teachers
368(6)
Mark Warschauer
P. Fawn Whittaker
What Can the World Wide Web Offer ESL Teachers?
374(11)
Rong-Chang Li
Robert S. Hart
Section 16 Professional Development 385(20)
The English Teacher as Professional
388(5)
Penny Ur
Developing Our Professional Competence: Some Reflections
393(4)
Joanne Pettis
Research in Your Own Classroom
397(8)
Elizabeth Taylor
Credits 405(4)
Author Index 409(6)
Subject Index 415

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