Genre : Study Aids
Editor : Oxford University Press
Release : 2013-01-10
ISBN-13 : 9780194541299
Hardcover : 252 Pages


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Teachers are often told that new teaching methods and materials are 'based on the latest research'. But what does this mean in practice? This book introduces you to some of the language acquisition research that will help you not just to evaluate existing materials, but also to adapt and use them in a way that fits what we currently understand about how languages are learned.

How Languages Are Learned by Patsy M. Lightbown

Genre : Foreign Language Study
Editor : Oxford University Press
Release : 2006-04-27
ISBN-13 : UOM:39076002586068
Hardcover : 233 Pages


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'How Languages Are Learned' provides a readable introduction to the main theories of first and second language acquisition, relating them to approaches to classroom methodology and practice.

How Languages Are Learned by Patsy M. Lightbown

Genre : Political Science
Editor : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 1999
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015055586427
Hardcover : 192 Pages


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This series is designed to provide a source of reference for both language teachers and teacher trainers. Each title is intended to serve both as a basis for courses and seminars, and as a longer-term reference text for the working teacher's bookshelf.This is a completely revised and updated edition of this readable introduction to the study of language acquisition. By understanding how languages are learned, teachers will be more able to judge the merits of different teaching methodologies and textbooks, and make the most of the time they spendwith learners. How Languages are Learned provides a clear introduction to the main theories of first and second language acquisition and, with the help of activities and questionnaires, discusses their practical impllications for language teaching.

Genre : Foreign Language Study
Editor : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2018-11-30
ISBN-13 : 9781108475037
Hardcover : 350 Pages


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A comprehensive introduction to second language learning for newcomers to the field, with frequent summaries and supporting activities.

Genre : Study Aids
Editor : Oxford University Press
Release : 2013-04-02
ISBN-13 : 9780194342698
Hardcover : 294 Pages


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Task-based teaching has created enormous interest among teachers in recent years. But how does the idea of designing tasks (e.g. discussions, problems, games) that encourage learners to use real language work in practice? This book explains the basic principles behind task-based learning and teaching and gives practical examples of how to make it work in different teaching situations.

Genre : Foreign Language Study
Editor :
Release : 2018-03-15
ISBN-13 : 9781107131224
Hardcover : 283 Pages


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Practice researched from different perspectives in a variety of contexts and second languages with implications for teaching and research.

Tasks For Language Teachers by Martin Parrott

Genre : Foreign Language Study
Editor : Cambridge University Press
Release : 1993-05-13
ISBN-13 : 0521426669
Hardcover : 325 Pages


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This book contains 40 tasks of two types: discussion tasks and classroom-based tasks.

Genre : Study Aids
Editor : Oxford University Press
Release : 2014-05-07
ISBN-13 : 9780194348898
Hardcover : 401 Pages


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Provides a much-needed overview of current themes and research on child second language learning.

Second Language Learning by Michael Sharwood Smith

Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Editor : Routledge
Release : 2014-09-19
ISBN-13 : 9781317893356
Hardcover : 260 Pages


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A survey and analysis of second language theory discusses the development of ideas in this expanding area of language studies. It looks at the implications of these ideas and directions for future research. Contains study questions and activities as well as practical guidelines on the use of available research resources.

Genre : Education
Editor : Palgrave Macmillan
Release : 2012-06-12
ISBN-13 : 9781137005250
Hardcover : 232 Pages


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This edited volume explores how digital games have the potential to engage learners both within and outside the classroom and to encourage interaction in the target language. This is the first dedicated collection of papers to bring together state-of-the-art research in game-based learning.