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The Cambridge guide to pedagogy and practice in second language teaching

"This collection of original articles provides a state-of-the-art overview of key issues and approaches in contemporary language teaching. Written by internationally prominent researchers, educators, and emerging scholars, the chapters are grouped into five sections: rethinking our understanding of teaching, learner diversity and classroom learning, pedagogical approaches and practices, components of the curriculum, and media and materials. Each chapter covers key topics in teaching methodology such as reflective pedagogy, teaching large classes, outcomes-based language learning, speaking instruction, and technology in the classroom. Chapters assume no particular background knowledge and are written in an accessible style"-- Provided by publisher
Print Book, English, 2012
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2012
viii, 300 pages ; 27 cm
9781107015869, 9781107602007, 1107015863, 1107602009
Introduction Jack C. Richards and Anne Burns
Section 1. Rethinking our understanding of teaching: 1. English as an international language / Sandra Mckay; 2. Reflective pedagogy / Kathleen M. Bailey; 3. Learner-centred teaching / Phil Benson; 4. Class-centred teaching / Rose Senior; 5. Competence and performance in language teaching / Jack Richards
Section 2. Learner diversity and classroom learning : Introduction; 6. Managing the classroom / Tony Wright; 7. Learner strategies / Christine C.M. Goh; 8. Motivation / Ema Ushioda; 9. Teaching mixed level classes / Jill Bell; 10. Teaching large classes / Fauzia Shamim; 11. Teaching young learners / Annamaria Pinter; 12. Teaching teenagers / Michael K. Legutke; 13. Teaching adults / Richard Orem
Section 3. Pedagogical approaches and practices: Introduction; 14. Task-based language education / Kris Van den Branden; 15. Text-based teaching / Anne Burns; 16. Content-based instruction and content and language integrated learning / JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall; 17. Outcomes-based language teaching / Constant Leung; 18. Teaching English for academic purposes / Jean Brick; 19. Teaching English for specific purposes / Brian Paltridge; 20. Literacy-based language teaching / Richard Kern
Section 4. Components of the curriculum: 21. Speaking instruction / Scott Thornbury; 22. Listening instruction / John Field; 23. Reading instruction / Neil J. Anderson; 24. Writing instruction / Dana Ferris; 25. Vocabulary instruction / Anne O'Keeffe; 26. Pronunciation instruction / Donna Brinton; 27. Grammar instruction / Richard Cullen
Section 5. Media and materials: Introduction; 28. Materials development / Brian Tomlinson; 29. Technology in the classroom / Mike Levy; 30. Online and bended instruction / Hayo Reinders