How to Teach English

Author: Jeremy Harmer
Publisher: 光复
ISBN: 9781405853095
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Demonstration clips of good teaching practice for all language skills, also includes discussions and teacher reflection.

The Practice of English Language Teaching Book with DVD Pack

Author: Jeremy Harmer
Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
ISBN: 1447980255
Release Date: 2015-02-01
Genre: English language

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.

A Course in Language Teaching Trainee Book

Author: Penny Ur
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107376298
Release Date: 1999-09-30
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This important course provides a comprehensive basic introduction to teaching languages, for use in pre-service or early experience settings. It can be used by groups of teachers working with a trainer, or as a self-study resource. The Trainee's Book provides all the tasks given in the main book but without background information, bibliographies, notes or solutions. It is suitable for those studying on a trainer-led course, where feedback is readily available.

Essential Teacher Knowledge

Author: Jeremy Harmer
Publisher: Longman
ISBN: 1408268043
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Essential Teacher Knowledge - a unique foundation-level methodology book with over 2 hours of video footage. Essential Teacher Knowledge is the core foundation-level guide for teachers of general English, young learners and CLIL. Units on essential theory, practical teaching advice and classroom ideas are presented across two pages, in full colour. Written in accessible English, Essential Teacher Knowledge is ideal preparation for TKT and other entry-level teacher qualifications, or as a handbook for any ELT teacher. Two hours of video footage includes demonstrations of key teaching techniques, such as giving instructions and correction, so new teachers can see the theory put into practice and global “Teachers’ Voices” – teachers from around the world sharing opinions and ideas about key issues for the global English teaching community.PIN-coded access to extra online material: audio to accompany the Pronunciation units (23 – 29), downloadable activities (Revise, Research, Reflect) to accompany every unit, more teachers’ voices videos and other resources for teachers, including an up-to-date bibliography .

Learning to Teach English

Author: Peter Watkins
Publisher:
ISBN: 1905085931
Release Date: 2014-03-27
Genre: English language

DESCRIPTION: Learning to Teach English is an easy-to-use introduction to English language teaching and is ideal for new teachers or those preparing for courses leading to qualifications such as Cambridge English’s CELTA and TKT, or Trinity College London’s CertTESOL.The second edition is thoroughly revised and updated and now comes with:• a DVD, including recordings of real lessons, the teachers’ comments on those lessons, and their tips on developing as a teacher• even more activities for teachers to use in the classroom• Try it out! sections that support ongoing development and reflection after training• a bank of short activities• a glossary of key teaching termsAdditional key features: • grammar reference sections • tasks with commentaries to promote engaged and reflective reading• complete lesson plans with photocopiable materialThe second edition remains an accessible and practical book that will help new teachers as they train and develop through the first years of their teaching careers.

Teaching English with Drama

Author: Mark Almond
Publisher: Modern English Publishing
ISBN: 1904549128
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Drama in education

How to teach English language students with drama - for professional English language teachers. This new book covers the exciting sector of teaching English language students using drama, plays and with theatre techniques. The book covers a wide range of subjects for teachers including how to plan class work, choosing appropriate texts, working with students with theatrical techniques, modifying dialogue and lines for different levels of student, stage management, and how these all work together to improve language appreciation and learning; using classic plays, suggested characters; resources beyond the textbook; using stories, songs, games, etc.

Methodology in Language Teaching

Author: Jack C. Richards
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521808293
Release Date: 2002-04-08
Genre: Education

This comprehensive anthology provides an overview of current approaches, issues, and practices in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages. Containing a broad collection of articles published primarily in the last decade, it illustrates the complexity underlying many of the practical planning and instructional activities involved in teaching English. These activities include teaching English at elementary, secondary, and tertiary levels, teacher training, language testing, curriculum and materials development, the use of computers and other technology in teaching, as well as research on different aspects of second-language learning. Organized into 16 sections, the book contains 41 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. The anthology serves as an important resource for researchers, M.A. TESOL students, and teachers wishing to design a basic course in methodology.

Teaching English One to one

Author: Priscilla Osborne
Publisher: Modern English Publishing
ISBN: 1904549039
Release Date: 2005
Genre: English language

How to teach one to one classes - for the professional English language teacher. This book provides an analysis of the problems of teaching students on a one to one basis as opposed to teaching groups of students. Covering a wide range of topics in this field, this book explains learner needs analysis and learner profiles, especially the student's current use of English and the reason for taking a one to one course; course planning; techniques which are specific to one to one teaching; techniques which do not work with one to one teaching; using the learner as the resource for teaching; together with the advantages of teaching students on a one to one basis. This book is packed with tried and tested suggestions for managing your students and your teaching time, on both a personal and pedagogical level, so that you can make the one-to-one teaching experience a rewarding and productive one.

Exploring Learner Language

Author: Elaine Tarone
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0194422917
Release Date: 2009-07-02
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Gives you a unique 'hands-on' introduction to studying ESL learners' language using video interviews and footage of students doing language tasks Uses linked exercises in the book to guide you through the stages of analysing learners' language Provides full transcripts and an answer discussion section to help you to study and refer back to the input and explanations. Case study approach gives you the skills that will help you to explore learner language in your own classroom Recommended for TESOL Masters and Diploma students and language teacher educators

Learning to Teach English in the Secondary School

Author: Jon Davison
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317700029
Release Date: 2014-06-27
Genre: Education

How do you approach teaching English in the contemporary classroom? What is expected of a would-be English teacher? The fourth edition of this best-selling text combines theory and practice to present an indispensable introduction to the opportunities and challenges of teaching English in the secondary classroom. It offers insight into the history, policies and definitions surrounding the subject, together with innovative and practical strategies which can be used for effective teaching and learning. Already a major text for many university teacher education courses, the new edition reflects the extent and impact of current reforms whilst retaining its focus on what is of enduring value for English teaching.? With an emphasis on developing your own values and on stimulating approaches that underpin English teaching, it will help you navigate your way through changing curriculum requirements, assessment practice and the demands of professional development.?? Key topics explored include: Reading, writing and speaking and listening Teaching language and grammar Drama in English teaching Poetry Working with digital technologies Post-16 English language and literature Developing as a critically reflective practitioner. Written particularly with the new and student teacher in mind, Learning to Teach English in the Secondary School aims to equip readers with the tools to make critically informed judgements about how to teach, develop principled practice and most importantly, be mindful of pupils and their experience of English in the secondary classroom.

Curriculum Development in Language Teaching

Author: Jack C. Richards
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521804914
Release Date: 2001-03-12
Genre: Education

This text provides a systematic introduction to the issues involved in planning, developing, and managing effective language programs. The paperback edition provides a systematic introduction to the issues involved in developing, managing, and evaluating effective second and foreign language programs and teaching materials. Key stages in the curriculum development process are examined, including situation analysis, needs analysis, goal setting, syllabus design, materials development and adaptation, teaching and teacher support, and evaluation. Discussion activities throughout the book enable it to be used as a reference text for teachers and administrators.

Second Language Learning and Language Teaching

Author: Vivian Cook
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134683222
Release Date: 2016-05-05
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Second Language Learning and Language Teaching provides an introduction to the application of second language acquisition research to language teaching. Assuming no previous background in second language acquisition or language teaching methods, this text starts by introducing readers to the basic issues of second language acquisition research. It then examines how people learn particular aspects of the second language, such as grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and the writing system, and at the strategies they adopt in their learning and the differences between individuals. Final chapters look at second language learning in a broader context – the goals of language teaching and how teaching methods relate to SLA research. This newly updated fifth edition builds on the comprehensive scope of earlier editions while also addressing more recent developments in the field, particularly multilingual approaches to language teaching.

Language Curriculum Design

Author: I.S.P Nation
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135204075
Release Date: 2009-09-10
Genre: Education

Crystal-clear and comprehensive yet concise, this text describes the steps involved in the curriculum design process, elaborates and justifies these steps, and provides opportunities for practicing and applying them. The description of the steps is done at a general level so that they can be applied in a wide range of particular circumstances. The process comes to life through plentiful examples of actual applications of the steps. Each chapter includes: examples from the authors’ experience and from published research tasks that encourage readers to relate the steps to their own experience case studies and suggestions for further reading that put readers in touch with others’ experience Curriculum, or course, design is largely a 'how-to-do-it' activity that involves the integration of knowledge from many of the areas in the field of Applied Linguistics, such as language acquisition research, teaching methodology, assessment, language description, and materials production. Combining sound research/theory with state-of-the-art practice, Language Curriculum Design is widely applicable for ESL/EFL language education courses around the world.