Teaching and learning languages

a practical guide to learning by doing
  • 0.64 MB
  • English
Routledge , Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York
Study and teaching, Group work in education, Language and lang
StatementJemma Buck and Christopher Wightwick
ContributionsWightwick, Christopher
LC ClassificationsP53.42 .B74 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25355808M
ISBN 139780415638395, 9780415638401, 9780203082423
LC Control Number2012022398

From the Back Cover. Earl Stevick is one of the most respected contemporary writers on the theory and practice of foreign language teaching. In this important new book he develops his argument that learning a language depend on 'what goes on inside and between the people in the classroom.' This is a readable and down-to-earth book by one Cited by: Teaching and Learning in Two Languages is just such a resource.” Carlos J.

Ovando, Arizona State University “A comprehensive examination by one of the top experts in the field.

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This book provides guidance to American schools at a time when the need for bilingual bicultural citizens is most needed in the democratic sphere.”Cited by: The 10 Best Language Learning Books to Take on Your Linguistic Journey.

“How to Learn a Foreign Language”. by Paul Pimsleur Ph.D. Let’s start off with the granddaddy of foreign language learning—Dr.

Paul “Learn Any Language FAST. – The Ultimate Guide to Speed Up Your Language Learning Curve By Author: Stevie D. The book is organized into four parts. - Part One ('A framework for teaching and learning') looks at insights from research into learners, learning, and language in use and discusses how these have influenced methodology and materials in ELT/5.

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The Garland Science website is no longer available to access and you have been automatically redirected to Providing an accessible, authoritative history of language education in Britain, Teaching and Learning Foreign Languages will appeal to academics and postgraduate students engaged in the history of education and language learning across the world.

The book will also be of interest to teacher educators, trainee and practising teachers, policymakers and curriculum developers.

Teaching Languages to Young Learners is one of the few to develop readers' understanding of what happens in classrooms where children are being taught a foreign language.

It will offer teachers and trainers a coherent theoretical framework to structure thinking about children's language by: Learning a Language by Reading Books: 5 Super Strategies.

If you’re gonna be reading, then you better be doing it right. You’d save a lot of time and effort doing so. People who swear that reading never works often aren’t doing it right.

So here are the 5 super strategies that’ll make reading not only worthwhile but also very effective. : Stevie D. Teaching and Learning Languages: A guide.

Book January related to language teaching, learning and assessment are subject to constant inquiry and change.

XXFour basic realities of language learning are that language is a tool for communication, learning. a language involves mastery of both knowledge and skill, the struggle to learn a language.

is a battle of the heart as well as the mind, and learners vary considerably in their preferred.

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approaches to language learning. Buy powerful language, learning & teaching books online at Amazon. Welcome to the world of language learning and teaching. Are you looking for books to learn a new language quickly.

Are you finding new languages tough and looking for easier options. These language learning books 4/5. This book discusses multiple key elements of the overseas Chinese language education for overseas children system, for example, organizational managements of Chinese schools, history, how to evaluate teaching materials, and methodologies.

Around the world, there are two most challenging areas. Teaching and Learning Foreign Languages provides a comprehensive history of language teaching and learning in the UK from its earliest beginnings to the year McLelland offers the first history of the social context of foreign language education in Britain, as well as an overview of changing approaches, methods and techniques in language teaching and by: 3.

Teaching and Learning in the Language Classroom by Tricia Hedge,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Good theme-based teaching has produced some of the most inspiring teaching that I have ever seen; done less well, it leads quickly to chaotic and ineffective classrooms.

Because it can lead to such extremes of learning experiences for children, it is worth taking a long, hard look at what makes for good theme-based : Lynne Cameron.

Teaching and Learning Languages: A Guide This project is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. It is a national initiative developed as part of the National Statement and Plan for Languages Education in Australian Schools In Teaching English Language Learners Across the Content Areas, Judie Haynes and Debbie Zacarian offer strategies, tools, and tips that teachers can use to help ELLs at all levels flourish in mainstream classrooms.

This book will show teachers how to Determine their ELLs' stages of English language. Teaching and Learning in the Language Classroom. In Foreign and Second Language Learning, William Littlewood surveys recent research into how people acquire languages and considers its relevance for language teaching.

He describes the most important studies and ideas about first language acquisition, and how these have influenced and developed into studies of second language acquisition.

He considers the background of language theories which Reviews: 2. L2 learning of grammar and L2 teaching. Article: grammar in language teaching.

The role of explicit grammar in language teaching. Chapter 3 Learning and teaching vocabulary. Summaries and boxes for Chapter 3.

Key vocabulary terms. SLL< test of vocabulary size. How many words do you know. Basic test Advanced test. Quotes on words. This book examines current research centered on the second language classroom and the implications of this research for both the teaching and learning of foreign languages.

It offers illuminating insights into the important relationship between research and teaching, and the inherent complexities of the teaching and learning of foreign languages in classroom settings. Alex Rawlings was a language teacher's dream. He fell in love with languages when he was eight and learnt Greek, then German, then Dutch.

Now, an undergraduate at Oxford, he is the UK's most multi-lingual student, speaking 11 languages. This page contains a list of free tools and resources for language teachers to use in their classrooms: Teaching Tools - a list of tools that can be used for creating and editing technology-enhanced tasks, activities, and materials for language learning.; Media Sources - a list of media sources such as audio, video, and images that can be used for language teaching and learning.

Principles of Language Learning and Teaching. Fourth Edition. Douglas Brown. About this book. This wide-ranging survey of issues in intercultural language teaching and learning covers everything from core concepts to program evaluation, and advocates a fluid, responsive approach to teaching language that reflects its central role in fostering intercultural understanding.

Includes coverage of theoretical issues defining. These lessons (6, in total) are developed for independent learners to provide them with the learning/teaching tools for improving their foreign language skills. Reading and listening lessons are based on authentic materials (articles, TV reports, radio broadcasts, etc.) and consist of 4 to 6 activities.

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Story books make great teaching-learning materials. For example, a middle school teacher can use a book like "The Hatchet" by Gary Paulson, a gripping story of a boy, 13, who finds himself alone in a desolate wooded area in Canada, with only a hatchet (a gift from his mother) and his wits to help him survive.A teacher can read this book to the class as a whole, then have students write a brief.

Alex Rawlings, a language teacher now learning his 13th language, says: “Motivation is usually the first thing to go, especially among students who are teaching themselves.”.

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Adults help children learn language primarily by talking with them. It happens when a mother coos and baby-talks with her child. It happens when a father listens to the fractured, rambling, breathless story of his 3-year-old.

It happens when a teacher patiently repeats instructions to an inattentive student. Working With Language Delays. Language books have been published for centuries, teaching vocabulary and grammar. The simplest books are phrasebooks to give useful short phrases for travelers, cooks, receptionists, or others who need specific vocabulary.

More complete books include .( views) English Language Learning and Technology by Carol A. Chapelle - John Benjamins Pub, This book explores implications for applied linguistics of recent developments in technologies used in second language teaching and assessment.

The book identifies significant areas of interplay between technology and applied linguistics. (  The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning presents a comprehensive exploration of the impact of technology on the field of second language learning.

The rapidly evolving language-technology interface has propelled dramatic changes in, and increased opportunities for, second language teaching and learning.