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1st Edition

Content-Based Language Teaching

ISBN 9781138103061
Published June 29, 2017 by Routledge
38 Pages

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Book Description

This module explores the content-driven approach to language teaching, or the teaching of nonlinguistic content such as geography, history, or science using the target language. It lays out effective techniques that help facilitate students’ comprehension of curricular content and also discusses how teacher collaboration and students’ L1s affect this approach to language teaching. With an instructional sequence comprising noticing, awareness, and practice activities as well as examples of content-and-language integrated units, the Content-Based Language Teaching module is the ideal main textbook for instructors seeking a clear and practical treatment of the topic for their courses, which can also be taught in conjunction with other modules in the series.



Roy Lyster is Professor of Second Language Education in the Department of Integrated Studies Education at McGill University, Canada.

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