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Fundamental concepts of language teaching

Author: H H Stern
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Professor Stern puts applied linguistics research into its historical and interdisciplinary perspective. He gives an authoritative survey of past developments worldwide and establishes a set of  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H H Stern
ISBN: 0194370658 9780194370653
OCLC Number: 9816171
Description: 582 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part One. Clearing the ground --
1. Talking about language teaching --
2. Theory and practice --
3. Towards a conceptual framework --
4. Research --
Part Two. Historical perspectives --
5. Approaches and studies --
6. A sketch of recent and current trends: 1880-1980 --
Part Three. Concepts of language --
7. Trends in linguistic theory --
8. Linguistic theory and language teaching: emergence of a relationship --
9. Linguistic theory and language teaching: reassessment and current status --
Part Four. Concepts of society --
10. Society, culture, and language --
11. Aspects of sociolinguistics --
12. The social sciences and the second language curriculum --
13. The sociology of language teaching and learning --
Part Five. Concepts of language learning --
14. Psychological approaches to language and learning --
15. Development of a psychological perspective in language teaching: a selective review --
16. Models of second language learning and the concept of proficiency --
17. Learner factors --
18. Conditions of learning and the learning process --
Part Six. Concepts of language teaching --
19. The study of education and its relevance to language teaching --
20. Language teaching theories as theories of teaching method --
21. The break with the method concept --
22. An educational interpretation of language teaching.
Responsibility: H.H. Stern.


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