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    Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching (Cambridge Language Teaching Library) (Paperback) By (author) Jack C. Richards, By (author) Theodore S. Rodgers

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    DescriptionThis second edition is an extensive revision of this successful text. Like the first edition, it surveys the major approaches and methods in language teaching, such as grammar translation, audiolingualism, communicative language teaching, and the natural approach. The text examines each approach and method in terms of its theory of language and language learning, goals, syllabus, teaching activities, teacher and learner roles, materials, and classroom techniques. The second edition includes new chapters on topics such as whole language, multiple intelligences, neurolinguistic programming, competency-based language teaching, cooperative language learning, content-based instruction, task-based language teaching, and the Post-Methods Era. Teachers and teachers-in-training will enjoy reading this comprehensive survey and analysis of the major and minor teaching methods used around the world. The book seeks not only to clarify the assumptions behind these methods and their similarities and differences, but also to help teachers explore their own beliefs and practices in language teaching.


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    Title
    Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jack C. Richards, By (author) Theodore S. Rodgers
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 278
    Width: 153 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 385 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521008433
    ISBN 10: 0521008433
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ELT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.1T
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 18000
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: CJB
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 05
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029000
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 418.0071
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FOR007000
    DC22: 418/.0071, 418.0071
    BIC subject category V2: EBA
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: P51 .R467 2001
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    12 March 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    PART 1: MAJOR LANGUAGE TEACHING TRENDS IN 20TH CENTURY LANGUAGE TEACHING: 1. A Brief History of Language Teaching; 2. The Nature of Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching; 3 .The Oral Approach and Situational Language Teaching; 4. The Audiolingual Method; PART 2: ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES AND METHODS: 5. Total Physical Response; 6. The Silent Way; 7. Community Language Learning; 8 .Suggestopedia; 9. Whole Language; 10 .Multiple Intelligences; 11. Neurolinguistic Programming; 12. The Lexical Approach; 13. Competency-Based Instruction; PART 3: CURRENT COMMUNICATIVE APPROACHES: 14. Communicative Language Teaching; 15. The Natural Approach; 16. Cooperative Language Learning; 17. Content-based Teaching; 18. Task-based Teaching; 19. The Post-Methods Era.