Making it Happen

Making it Happen : from Interactive to Participatory Language Teaching

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This exciting new edition of a classic, best-selling text lays a solid foundation for creating meaningful interaction in the language classroom. A new focus on participatory teaching draws on cutting-edge critical pedagogy to support an already comprehensive research base -- and the writing is even friendlier and more accessible than ever!show more

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  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 175.3 x 231.1 x 22.9mm | 771.12g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0130601934
  • 9780130601933

Table of contents

Part I THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS: DEVELOPING YOUR OWN LANGUAGE TEACHING PRINCIPLES Chapter 1 From Grammatical to Communicative Approaches Chapter 2 The Classroom as an Environment for Language Acquisition Chapter 3 The Role of Interaction Chapter 4 Participatory Language Teaching Chapter 5 Literacy Development and Skills Integration Chapter 6 The Affective Domain Chapter 7 Language Assessment and Standards Part II EXPLORING METHODS AND ACTIVITIES: WHAT CAN WE LEARN? Chapter 8 Physical Involvement in the Language Learning Process Chapter 9 Communicative Practices Chapter 10 Chants, Music, and Poetry Chapter 11 Storytelling, Role Play, and Drama Chapter 12 Games Chapter 13 Ways to Promote Literacy Development Chapter 14 Affective Activites Part III PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: SOME PRACTICAL ISSUES Chapter 15 Devising A Plan Chapter 16 Tools For Teaching Languages: Textbooks, Computer Programs, Videos, and Film Chapter 17 Teaching Language Through the Content Areas: Program Designs and Political Implication Part IV PROGRAMS IN ACTION Chapter 18 ESL Programs Chapter 19 Foreign Language Programs Chapter 20 Two-Way Bilingual Programs Part V RELATED READING *The Social Politics and the Cultural Politics of Language *The Personal and Collective Transformation of Teachers Part VI CASE STUDIESshow more

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