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What is English teaching?

Author: Chris Davies
Publisher: Buckingham ; Bristol, PA : Open University Press, 1996.
Series: English, language, and education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores the question What is English Teaching? from a variety of perspectives, including teachers' beliefs about what they should be teaching, the views of the government, and the reality of young people's experiences in the 1990s. In particular, it explores the question of how - and even whether - the English subject area is capable of meeting its own, and the outside world's, expectations for teaching  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Davies
ISBN: 0335194788 9780335194780
OCLC Number: 33047687
Description: viii, 159 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. What actually goes on in English lessons? --
2. English teachers' beliefs about English teaching --
3. The development of National Curriculum English --
4. English for the future --
5. Children's reading and viewing in the nineties / Peter Benton --
6. A personal approach to teaching English / Christine Lawson --
7. A beginning teacher's perspective / Kathy Oxtoby --
8. Summary and implications.
Series Title: English, language, and education series.
Responsibility: Chris Davies.

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This book explores the question What is English Teaching? from a variety of perspectives, including teachers' beliefs about what they should be teaching, the views of the government, and the reality  Read more...

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