The Cambridge Guide to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

The Cambridge Guide to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

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This important book, with 32 chapters by leading figures in the field, is an up-to-date guide to the central areas of applied linguistics and language studies with particular reference to TESOL. It looks at the current state of TESOL as well as at what is likely to happen in the future.
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  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 205 x 258 x 23mm | 839g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0521801273
  • 9780521801270

Table of contents

1Listening; 2 Speaking;3Reading; 4 Writing;5 Grammar;6Vocabulary; 7 Discourse;8 Pronunciation; 9 Materials development;10 Second language teacher education;11Psycholinguistics;12 Second language acquisition;13 Bilingualism; 14 Sociolinguistics;15 Computer-assisted language learning;16 Observation;17 Classroom interaction; 18 English for academic purposes;19 English for specific purposes;20Assessment; 21Evaluation; 22 Syllabus design; 23 Language awareness; 24 Language learning strategies;Task-based learning;26 Literature; 27 Genre;28 Programme management; 29 Intercultural communication;30 On-line communication
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'The Cambridge Guide is to be welcomed and used wisely by all in the field. My graduate courses in TESOL will be considerably enhanced by this book. This is a must for your bookshelf.' ESL Magazine, Brazil 'Most chapters are reader-friendly, neither patronisingly simple nor pretentiously complicated, offering ideas to both the uninitiated and the experienced. By trying to forge links between theory and practice, research and classroom teaching, this volume does good service to the profession.' ELT Journal
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