The sixth edition of Language and Learning continues to provide an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the nature and function of language and language learning and its implications for teaching. Written specifically for teacher-education students, it covers a range of language theories and uses relevant examples for applying them in the classroom. The book aims to support teachers in expanding their knowledge about language, in order to assist them to understand and implement curriculum guidelines, and to interpret current policies and future initiatives. Fully revised and updated, this edition builds on the sociocultural constructivist view of language and emphasizes the changing nature of literacy, the breadth of multi literacies, and the importance of embracing new forms of language and literacy, such as the language of the internet, to enable students to participate effectively in society.
Essentials of SLA for L2 Teachers: A Transdisciplinary Framework presents an accessible and comprehensive account of current understandings of second language acquisition (SLA) geared towards those studying to become L2 teachers. Grounded in the pragmatic and problem-oriented transdisciplinary framework of SLA, this textbook draws connections between SLA research and practices for L2 teaching. It aims to build L2 teacher expertise by strengthening teachers’ understandings of the many facets of L2 learning and their skills for designing transformative learning environments in their teaching contexts. The author includes pedagogical implications and inquiry-based activities in each chapter that engage readers in further explorations of the topics covered in the chapter. Short and straightforward, Essentials of SLA for L2 Teachers is the ideal main resource for SLA courses taught at undergraduate and graduate-level teaching programs.
Do książki dołączona płyta o tej samej sygnaturze 18065 XXIV.13
Discussions A-Z Advanced is a photocopiable resource book of speaking activities designed to encourage lively, natural discussion among advanced level students. Providing a refreshing perspective on many common themes the material consists of 26 topic-based units, each filled with a variety of stimulating activities. The units contain authentic reading and listening texts intended to be used as stimulus for discussion. The accompanying cassette provides a wide range of native speaker accents. The teacher's pages provide clear instructions for each activity, as well as providing a wealth of background information on each topic, keys to the activities, complete tapescripts and suggestions for discussion-based writing activities. The material is designed to be flexible and free-standing: activities can either be used as the basis for a discussion course or dipped into in or out of sequence.
Teaching Practice is an essential reference for both EFL teachers and trainers on pre-service training courses. chapters systematically cover the main challenges for new teachers. It takes account of current methodology and is suitable for use on Cambridge CELTA courses. Contains basic guidelines and practical information to allow maximum learning from teaching practice sessions. Increases awareness of the classroom situation and covers basic classroom skills. Provides information on how to run a successful teaching practice course for teacher trainers.
Putting CLIL into Practice offers a new methodological framework for the CLIL classroom, focusing on how to guide input and support output. Full of real-life examples and practical guidelines, the book provides support to both novice and experienced CLIL teachers.
The Handbook of Second Language Acquisition presents an integrated discussion of key, and sometimes controversial, issues in second language acquisition research. Discusses the biological and cognitive underpinnings of SLA, mechanisms, processes, and constraints on SLA, the level of ultimate attainment, research methods, and the status of SLA as a cognitive science. Includes contributions from twenty-seven of the world's leading scholars. Provides an invaluable resource for all students and scholars of human cognition, including those in linguistics, psychology, applied linguistics, ESL, foreign languages, and cognitive science.
This accessible book offers a fresh perspective on engagement, with an emphasis on how teachers can create the conditions for active engagement and the role learners can play in shaping the way they learn. Drawing on extensive theoretical knowledge, the book takes an applied approach, providing clear principles and practical strategies for teachers.
This innovative book focuses on the relationships among self-regulated language learning strategies, students’ individual characteristics, and the diverse contexts in which learning occurs. It presents state-of-the-art, lively, readable chapters by well-known experts and new, promising scholars, who analyze learning strategy theory, research, assessment, and use. Written by a team of international contributors from Austria, Canada, Greece, Japan, New Zealand, Poland, Turkey, the UK and the USA, this volume provides theoretical insights on how strategic learning interacts with complex environments. It explores strategy choice and the fluidity and flexibility of learning strategies. Research-based but practical themes in the book include strategy-related teacher preparation; differentiated strategy instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners of different ages, cultures, and learning styles; and creative, visualization-based development of strategy awareness. Examining methodologies for strategy research and assessment, the volume explores narrative, decision-tree, scenario-based, and questionnaire-based research, as well as mixed-methods research and new assessment tools for young learners’ strategies. It presents research on strategies used for foreign/second language pronunciation, pragmatics, listening, reading, speaking, writing, and test-taking. By providing a wide range of examples of strategies in research and action in a number of countries, cultures, and educational settings, and by offering incisive section overviews and a detailed synthesis at the end, this book enables readers to develop a holistic understanding of language learning strategies. With additional online strategy materials available for downloading, Language Learning Strategies and Individual Learner Characteristics is invaluable to all those interested in helping language students learn more effectively.
Writing Essays has been created for students who are preparing to study, or are already studying, in an academic environment and need to improve their writing skills. The course teaches learners how to order and link paragraphs into cohesive and coherent essays, and to create the various paragraph types that are used in writing assignments.
When starting to write assignments in English, students need to be able to find ideas for their writing and put them into sentences Logically organise their sentences into paragraphs; review and revise their paragraphs to make them even stronger. Writing in Paragraphs provides students with focus on particular aspects of paragraph writing, such as topics, style, and development; writing support to help them find, organise, and express their ideas; language support to help them with vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation; guidance on reviewing their own and their classmates' writing in order to make revisions ; structured, graded writing assignments at the end of each unit. Writing in Paragraphs takes students from sentence formation to paragraph writing through a process approach. This not only develops students' paragraph writing skills, but also encourages them to become independent and creative writers. There are peer review forms and a grammar reference section at the back of the book. Writing in Paragraphs includes a complete answer key and can be used in class or as a self-study book. It leads naturally into Academic Writing.
Writing Research Papers is a new title in the successful Macmillan Writing Series. It introduces students to academic writing and shows them how to research an academic essay, cite references and put a paper together.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-365) and indexes.
The sixth edition of Principles of Language Learning and Teaching offers new ways of viewing and teaching second language acquisition (SLA) based on the latest research. Providing a comprehensive overview of the theoretical viewpoints that have shaped language teaching today, the text explains the pedagogical relevance of SLA research in reader-friendly prose. The new edition of this classic text, used by teacher-education programs worldwide, reflects the most recent themes in SLA research, updated references, and a summation of current issues and perspectives.
This book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of research methods in second-language teaching and learning, from experts in the field. The Cambridge Guide to Research in Language Teaching and Learning covers 36 core areas of second-language research, organised into four main sections: Primary Considerations; Getting Ready; Doing the Research; Research Contexts. Presenting in-depth but easy to understand theoretical overviews, along with practical advice, the volume is aimed at 'students of research', including pre-service and in-service language teachers who are interested in research methods, as well as those studying research methods in Bachelor, MA, or PhD graduate programs around the world.
Proficiency Gold preparing for the revised CPE Exam. With engaging texts and a smart look, New Proficiency Gold is an enjoyable course that assures adult and young adult learners of exam success. A stimulating language syllabus blended with thorough exam practice and technique means that Gold is a great choice for mixed classes. * Your classes will be fun and engaging with communication activities and unit-linked speaking prompt cards * Engage your students with authentic texts, challenge them with regular reviews, and motivate them with tests in both the Coursebook and the Teacher`s Book * Give students additional examination practice using the Exam Maximiser which has thorough exam training, tips and strategies, and a complete practice exam
Uzupełnieniem kompletu jest komplet płyt o syg. CD.431
Learning English for Academic Purposes LEAP 2nd edition for English language learners preparing for study in Higher Education is now a two-book series focussing on key language skill development incorporating global issues material with academic content.
The Longman Academic Reading Series is a five-level series that prepares English language learners for academic work. The aim of the series is to make students more effective and confident readers by providing high-interest readings on academic subjects and by teaching them skills and strategies for effective reading, vocabulary building, note-taking, and critical thinking. The series also encourages students to discuss and write about the ideas they discovered in the readings, making them better speakers and writers of English as well.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 288-295) and index.
In this unique linguistics course-in-a-book, David and Yvonne Freeman explain essential linguistic concepts in a thorough, but manageable manner and show the connections between linguistic theory and classroom practice. They demonstrate that the greater a teacher's understanding of basic language structures and processes, the easier it is to make good decisions on tough topics like phonics, spelling, and grammar. They present: the basic concepts of linguistics in everyday language examples and activities that apply linguistics concepts to teaching reading, spelling, phonics, and grammar to all students, including English language learners end-of-chapter applications that link linguistic theory and classroom practice. Understand more about how language works, then use that knowledge to help your students learn. Turn prescriptive approaches into linguistic investigations. Get yourself and your students hooked on linguistics.
Futures for English Studies brings together chapters by leading writers across the curriculum area of English to investigate how the component parts of English (literature, language, and creative writing) are located institutionally in higher education and to explore the interdisciplinary prospects of a subject which spans the humanities and social sciences. Through explorations of changing foci in a variety of contexts, the book examines the value and purpose of teaching and researching English language, literature and creative writing in the twenty-first century, both within Anglophone countries and the wider world. The contributors, all practicing educators and researchers in the field, bring a wide range of perspectives to the theme of the development of the discipline, and illustrate that the strengths of English Studies as an academic subject lie not only in its traditional breadth and depth, but also in a readiness to adapt, experiment, and engage with other subjects.
The Longman Academic Writing Series helps students master the academic writing skills needed to succeed in their academic careers. The five-level series spans writing topics from composing sentences to writing research papers. Each level covers the complete writing process from prewriting to revision. Level 5 teaches advanced students to write various genres of academic essays and research papers. The text’s writing process approach integrates training in grammar, vocabulary, sentence structure, and research techniques along with essay and research paper organization.