Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching e-book

Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching e-book

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An updated edition of this popular introduction to language teaching methodology which describes different methods and approaches in language teaching.

This book provides a practical overview of the most important methods in the field. Readers are drawn into classrooms where various teaching methods and approaches are being used. They are encouraged to reflect on their own beliefs and to develop their own approach to language teaching.

Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching has influenced the way thousands of teachers have taught languages. This classic guide to developing the way you teach has been an essential resource to new and experienced teachers worldwide, and is now in its third edition.

Each chapter focuses on a different teaching approach, describing it being used in the classroom, analyzing what happened, and helping you think how you could apply it to your own teaching.

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Key features

  • NEW discussion on the political dimensions of language teaching
  • NEW digital technology chapter
  • NEW extended coverage of content-based and task-based approaches
  • NEW accompanying website with PDFs to download of the Contents, Glossary and Introduction pages from the Third Edition, and three videos of the authors.

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An updated edition of this popular introduction to language teaching methodology which describes different methods and approaches in language teaching.

This book provides a practical overview of the most important methods in the field. Readers are drawn into classrooms where various teaching methods and approaches are being used. They are encouraged to reflect on their own beliefs and to develop their own approach to language teaching.

Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching has influenced the way thousands of teachers have taught languages. This classic guide to developing the way you teach has been an essential resource to new and experienced teachers worldwide, and is now in its third edition.

Each chapter focuses on a different teaching approach, describing it being used in the classroom, analyzing what happened, and helping you think how you could apply it to your own teaching.

Contents

The third edition includes chapters on:

· The Grammar-Translation Method
· The Direct Method
· The Audio-Lingual Method
· The Silent Way
· Desuggestopedia
· Community Language Learning
· Total Physical Response
· Communicative Language Teaching
· Content-based Instruction
· Task-based Language Teaching
· The Political Dimensions of Language Teaching and the Participatory Approach
· Learning Strategy Training, Cooperative Learning, and Multiple Intelligences
· Emerging Uses of Technology in Language Teaching and Learning

Reviews

  • 'Larsen-Freeman's style of presenting the material is easy to read and speaks directly to 'you'. - TESOL Journal |k Y
  • '...real strengths of the book are the new chapters on the use of emerging technology and the political dimensions of language teaching, both of which are becoming increasingly salient in current thinking about language teaching.' - Roger Barnard, Modern English Teacher |k Y