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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Teaching and assessment in EIL classrooms.
New York : Routledge, 2015
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Sandra McKay; James Dean Brown
|ISBN:||9781317668411 1317668413 9781315769097 1315769093|
|Description:||1 online resource (xx, 181 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; BRIEF CONTENTS; CONTENTS; Introduction; 1 The Social and Educational Context of EIL Classrooms; The Current Status of English; Varieties of English: Common Features; Varieties of English: Public Attitudes; Varieties of English: The Question of Standards; Current Trends in English Education; Summary; Discussion Questions; Application Tasks; 2 EIL Teachers, Learners, and Classroom Interaction; EIL Teachers; EIL Learners; EIL Classroom Interaction; Summary; Discussion Questions; Application Tasks; 3 Key Aspects of EIL Students' English Needs. The Impossible Dream of Speaking Fluent EnglishSetting Narrower and More Realistic Goals; Defining Local EIL; Doing Informal Locally Defined EIL Needs Assessment; Summary; Discussion Questions; Application Tasks; 4 Teaching and Assessing Grammar; English Diversity; Standard English and EIL Instructional Targets; Grammar Teaching in EIL Classrooms; Assessing Grammar in EIL Classrooms; Summary; Discussion Questions; Application Tasks; 5 Teaching and Assessing Oracy; Defining Oracy; Defining Fluency; Defining Intelligibility; Keys to Teaching EIL Oracy; Assessing EIL Oracy; Summary. Discussion QuestionsApplication Tasks; 6 Teaching and Assessing Literacy; Cultural Issues and Written Texts; Responding to and Assessing L2 Texts in EIL Contexts; Cultural Issues and the Reading Process; Assessing L2 Reading in EIL Contexts; Summary; Discussion Questions; Application Tasks; 7 Integrating Computer-Mediated Language into EIL Classrooms; Linguistic Corpora; Available Corpora Useful for EIL Teaching; Using Corpora in the Classroom; Other Specific Uses of Technology in the EIL Classroom; Important Considerations in Low Technology Environments; Technology in EIL Assessment; Summary. Discussion QuestionsApplication Tasks; EIL Teaching/Learning Principles; Index.|
|Series Title:||ESL and applied linguistics professional series.|
|Responsibility:||Sandra Lee McKay and James Dean Brown.|