Teaching English as a Second Or Foreign Language

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Author: Marianne Celce-Murcia,Donna Brinton,Marguerite Ann Snow

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: 9781111351694

Category: Education

Page: 706

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Now in its fourth edition, this comprehensive, best-selling methodology resource gives both prospective and experienced ESL/ELT teachers the theoretical background and practical applications they need to decide which approaches, materials, and resources can and should be used in their classrooms.With a focus on the learner and attention to the socio-cultural influences on language learning, “The Apple Book” covers methodology, language skills, teaching skills, integrated approaches, learner variables, and teacher development.

Teaching English as a Second Or Foreign Language

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Author: Marianne Celce-Murcia

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: 9780838419922

Category: Education

Page: 584

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Now in its third edition, this comprehensive, best-selling methodology resource gives both experienced and prospective ESL/EFL teachers the theoretical background and practical applications they need to decide which methods, materials, and resources can and should be used in their classrooms. - Back cover.

Teaching English as a Second Or Foreign Language

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Author: Marianne Celce-Murcia

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English language

Page: 567

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Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language, 2/E provides a comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to teaching ESL/EFL and gives both experienced and prospective teachers the theoretical background and practical applications they need to succeed. Original contributions from 36 acknowledged specialists in the areas of Methodology, Language Skills, Integrated Approaches, Learner Variables, and teacher Skills offer a variety of perspectives and show future instructors which methods, materials, and resources can and should be utilized in their classrooms.

Teaching English as a Foreign Language For Dummies

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Author: Michelle Maxom

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119992288

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

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Learn to: Put an EFL course programme together from scratch Let your students loose in skills classes – from reading to listening Deliver grammar lessons in a logical and intuitive way Cope with different age groups and capabilities Your one-stop guide to a career that will take you places If you thought that teaching a language that's second nature to you would be easy, think again! Explaining grammar, or teaching correct pronunciation while simultaneously developing your own skills as a teacher can be a huge challenge. Whether you're on a training course or have already started teaching, this book will help launch your career and give you the confidence and expertise you need to be a brilliant teacher. Make an educated decision – decide between the various courses, qualifications and job locations available to you Start from scratch – plan well-structured lessons and develop successful and effective teaching techniques Focus on skills – from reading and writing, to listening and speaking, get your students sounding and feeling fluent Get your head around grammar – teach students to put sentences together, recognise tenses and use adjectives and adverbs All shapes and sizes – tailor your lessons to younger learners, one-to-ones, exam classes and Business English learners Open the book and find: TEFL, TESOL, EFL – what all the acronyms mean The best course books and materials to supplement your teaching Advice on running your class and handling difficulties Lesson plans that you can use in the classroom Activities and exercises to keep your students on their toes Constructive ways to correct and assess your students' performance Ways to inject some fun into your classes Insider information on the best jobs around the world 'An invaluable manual for anyone thinking of embarking on a TEFL journey. Michelle Maxom's step-by-step guide provides practical tips to get you started and offers key advice to help unleash the creative English language teacher within.' – Claire Woollam, Director of Studies & a Teacher Trainer at Language Link London

Second Language Learning and Language Teaching

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Author: Vivian Cook

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113463952X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 288

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The fourth edition of this classic textbook has been revised to reflect recent developments in language teaching and learning yet retains the basic structure and approach so popular with its readers. Teaching and learning content has been updated, particularly taking into account the rise of task-based learning, Conversational Analysis and social models of second language acquisition, changes in national syllabuses and examinations and the increasing controversy over the role of the native speaker target. Each chapter has been revised to stand alone, enabling the text to be taught and studied out of sequence if preferred. A set of focussing questions has also been added to each and further reading sections have been updated. In addition, icons appear throughout the text signalling where extra information - summaries, data, lecture notes, test batteries and more - can be found on the author's accompanying website, www.routledge.com/cw/cook. Second Language Learning and Language Teaching remains the essential textbook for all student teachers of modern languages and TESOL as well as applied linguistics.

Teaching German

a practical guide

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Author: Wilga M. Rivers

Publisher: Natl Textbook Co

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 407

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Teaching English Overseas: An Introduction

A Guide for Native-speaker Teachers of English Preparing to Work Overseas.

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Author: Sandra McKay

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780194328142

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 155

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Looks at the way in which social, political, economic, and cultural factors can influence the language classroom. This book also contains practical suggestions on how to cope with the professional problems and misunderstandings which can occur in overseas contexts. It is useful for native-speaker teachers of English preparing to work overseas.

Teaching Pronunciation

A Reference for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

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Author: Marianne Celce-Murcia,Donna M. Brinton,Janet M. Goodwin

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521406949

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 435

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This thorough book, drawing on theory and practice, offers a comprehensive treatment of pronunciation pedagogy. Teaching Pronunciation offers current and prospective teachers of English a comprehensive treatment of pronunciation pedagogy, drawing on current theory and practice. An overview of teaching issues from the perspective of different methodologies and second language acquisition research is provided. It has a thorough grounding in the sound system of North American English, and contains insights into how this sound system intersects with listening, morphology, and spelling. It also contains diagnostic tools, assessment measures, and suggestions for syllabus design. Follow-up exercises guide teachers in developing a range of classroom activities within a communicative framework.

Teaching English as an International Language

An Introduction to the Role of English as an International Language and Its Implications for Language Teaching.

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Author: Sandra Lee McKay,Sandra McKay

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780194373647

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 150

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English is the major language of international communication, and everyone wants to learn it. But which English, and how? Teaching English as an International Language provides an accessible overview of this increasingly important field. Sandra Lee McKay questions the cultural assumptions underlying much English teaching, arguing that classroom aims and methodology should be based on the requirements of an international language.

Teach English as a Foreign Language: Teach Yourself (New Edition)

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Author: David Riddell

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1473601177

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

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This new edition of Teach EFL is the ultimate practical reference guide to teaching English as a Foreign Language. 'Riddell's book is a classic - it answers all those questions new language teachers have....covers an amazing amount in a clear accessible way.' David Carr, Director of Teacher Training International House London This book is packed with information on: -effective teaching techniques. -sound classroom management. -practical lesson planning. -successful job hunting and career development. This is an indispensable book for all new and experienced EFL teachers: a step-by-step guide on what to teach and how to teach it. This edition has been fully revised to include: -up-to-date information on technology as an aid to learning. -comprehensive information on the increasingly popular task-based learning. -invaluable advice on making the transition from learning to teaching. -clear guidance on ongoing professional development. -useful examples of teaching in different international contexts. Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by learners for over 75 years.

Teaching English as a Foreign Or Second Language, Second Edition

A Teacher Self-Development and Methodology Guide

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Author: Jerry G. Gebhard

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN: 0472031031

Category: Education

Page: 268

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Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language, Second Edition, is designed for those new to ESL/EFL teaching and for self-motivated teachers who seek to maximize their potential and enhance the learning of their students. This guide provides basic information that ESL/EFL teachers should know before they start teaching and many ideas on how to guide students in the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. It stresses the multifaceted nature of teaching the English language to non-native speakers and is based on the real experiences of teachers. The second edition of Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language includes a wider range of examples to coincide with a variety of teaching contexts-from K-12 schools, to university intensive language programs and refugee programs. It is also updated with discussions of technology throughout, and it considers ways in which technology can be used in teaching language skills. Sources for further study are included in each chapter and in the appendixes.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

An Introduction

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Author: David Nunan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317580435

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 204

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David Nunan’s dynamic learner-centered teaching style has informed and inspired countless TESOL educators around the world. In this fresh, straightforward introduction to teaching English to speakers of other languages he presents teaching techniques and procedures along with the underlying theory and principles. Complex theories and research studies are explained in a clear and comprehensible, yet non-trivial, manner without trivializing them. Practical examples of how to develop teaching materials and tasks from sound principles provide rich illustrations of theoretical constructs. The content is presented through a lively variety of different textual genres including classroom vignettes showing language teaching in action, question and answer sessions, and opportunities to ‘eavesdrop’ on small group discussions among teachers and teachers in preparation. Readers get involved through engaging, interactive pedagogical features and opportunities for reflection and personal application. Each chapter follows the same format so that readers know what to expect as they work through the text. Key terms are defined in a Glossary at the end of the book. David Nunan’s own reflections and commentaries throughout enrich the direct, up-close style of the text.

Standards for ESL/EFL Teachers of Adults

Adult/community, Workplace, College/university, Intensive English, English as a Foreign Language

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Teachers of English to

ISBN: 9781931185509

Category: Education

Page: 187

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Techniques and resources in teaching grammar

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Author: Marianne Celce-Murcia,Sharon Hilles

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 189

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Addressing general questions of grammar in ESL theory and classroom practice, this book offers ideas for the creative teaching of grammar. It also includes suggestions for teaching most of the beginning-level structures, which are listed separately in a grammar index.

Explaining English Grammar

A Guide to Explaining Grammar for Teachers of English as a Second Or Foreign Language.

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Author: George Yule

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780194371728

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 333

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The aim of this book is to provide teachers with a fresh approach to thinking about English grammar, Each chapter focuses on a problematic area, for example "Articles", "Conditionals", and "Direct and indirect speech". First the basic grammatical form is described, and then the meaning distinctions conveyed by particular forms. The final section of each chapter shows how meaning can be shaped by context and communicative purpose. The book includes exercises, teaching ideas, and a glossary.

English Teaching as Christian Mission

An Applied Theology

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Author: Donald B. Snow

Publisher: Herald Press (VA)

ISBN: 9780836191585

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 190

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Don Snow's well-thought-out details of how to bear witness, engage in ministry, serve the poor, contribute to peace, and build bridges of understanding clearly show the special role of Christian mission that Christian English teachers can have.

Introduction to English as a Second Language Workbook

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Author: Peter Lucantoni

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107688817

Category: Education

Page: 96

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Introduction to English as a Second Language Workbook accompanies the Coursebook (sold separately) in this Fourth edition series, and is presented in an accessible updated design. Each Workbook unit reinforces the topic and theme from the corresponding Coursebook unit, and provides additional practice in reading, writing and listening. Furthermore, each Workbook unit starts with a review of key vocabulary from the corresponding Coursebook unit, and contains a specific language focus.

Teaching English Grammar to Speakers of Other Languages

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Author: Eli Hinkel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317442466

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 274

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This practical and research-based introduction to current and effective English grammar instruction gives pre-service and in-service teachers and teacher educators a strong foundation for teaching second language grammar and helps them develop their professional knowledge and skills. Written in a highly readable style for an international audience, it provides a thorough and rounded overview of the principles, strategies, techniques, and applications currently dominant in teaching L2 grammar in a range of instructional settings around the world. Chapter authors are world-class authorities in grammar and grammar teaching and learning. All chapters are based on theoretical frameworks and/or research foundations with a strong emphasis on practical applications and implications for classroom teaching, and highlight teaching methods, key concepts, and terminology associated with grammar instruction. Illuminating the options and choices in grammar teaching from a contemporary perspective, Teaching English Grammar to Speakers of Other Languages is ideal as key text for students in undergraduate and graduate MA-TESOL programs and as a resource for practicing ESL/EFL teachers, teacher educators, and teaching faculty.

The Teacher's Grammar of English with Answers

A Course Book and Reference Guide

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Author: Ron Cowan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521809733

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 709

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The Teacher's Grammar of English is a comprehensive resource text designed to help ESL/EFL teachers understand and teach American English grammar. The Teacher's Grammar of English is a comprehensive resource text designed to help ESL/EFL teachers and teachers-in-training understand and teach American English grammar. In addition to complete, up-to-date coverage on form, meaning, and usage, each chapter includes practical suggestions for teaching, as well as a unique section that analyzes common errors made by learners from different first-language backgrounds, based on current research in second-language acquisition. Review exercises throughout each chapter make the book an ideal text for a course on English grammar. An answer key is included.

The Practice of English Language Teaching Book with DVD Pack

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Author: Jeremy Harmer

Publisher: Pearson Education ESL

ISBN: 9781447980254

Category: English language

Page: 446

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The highly acclaimed 'Practice of English Language Teaching' is the essential guide for teachers of English in a wide range of contexts. The fifth edition has been revised to reflect new developments in language teaching. It explains current pedagogy to teachers who want to access the most relevant ELT practices and incorporate them into their lessons.