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Research and Resources in Language Teaching

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Developing Intercultural Language Materials

Developing Intercultural Language Materials

1st Edition

By Freda Mishan, Tamas Kiss
March 29, 2024

Developing Intercultural Language Materials puts intercultural competence at the forefront of the learning agenda. It unpicks its underlying theory and provides a framework and practical methodologies for practitioners, providing a toolkit for them to create their own learning materials and design ...

Confident Speaking Theory, Practice and Teacher Inquiry

Confident Speaking: Theory, Practice and Teacher Inquiry

1st Edition

By Christine C. M. Goh, Xuelin Liu
December 22, 2023

Confident Speaking provides language teachers and teacher educators with evidence-informed ideas to help second language (L2) learners speak fluently and confidently in different social and academic contexts. Christine C. M. Goh and Xuelin Liu, thought leaders in the field of language education, ...

Pragmatics in Language Teaching From Research to Practice

Pragmatics in Language Teaching: From Research to Practice

1st Edition

By Júlia Barón, María Luz Celaya, Peter Watkins
September 29, 2023

This innovative book links theory to practice with regard to teaching pragmatics. In laying out why this is useful, how it is achievable, and what to teach when it comes to pragmatics, this book outlines the theoretical background and offers a wide range of hands-on activities. While offering ...

Becoming a Reading Teacher Connecting Research and Practice

Becoming a Reading Teacher: Connecting Research and Practice

1st Edition

By Jane Spiro, Amos Paran
April 10, 2023

This book encourages readers to think about reading not only as an encounter with written language, but as a lifelong habit of engagement with ideas. We look at reading in four different ways: as linguistic process, personal experience, collective experience, and as classroom practice. We think ...

Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking

1st Edition

By Gregory Hadley, Andrew Boon
October 31, 2022

Critical Thinking provides language teachers with a dynamic framework for encouraging critical thinking skills in explicit, systematic ways during their lessons. With the proliferation of fallacious arguments, "fake news," and untrustworthy sources in today's multimedia landscape, critical ...

Initial Language Teacher Education

Initial Language Teacher Education

1st Edition

By Gabriel Díaz Maggioli
September 30, 2022

Initial Language Teacher Education provides language teacher researchers, as well as teachers of teachers, with an introduction to research on how language teachers learn to teach before they begin practicing. Theoretical work is organized into the author’s original framework, which fosters the ...

Digital Literacies

Digital Literacies

2nd Edition

By Mark Pegrum, Nicky Hockly, Gavin Dudeney
May 12, 2022

Dramatic shifts in our communication landscape have made it crucial for language teaching to go beyond print literacy and encompass the digital literacies which are increasingly central to learners' personal, social, educational and professional lives. By situating these digital literacies within a...

Sustaining Action Research A Practical Guide for Institutional Engagement

Sustaining Action Research: A Practical Guide for Institutional Engagement

1st Edition

By Anne Burns, Emily Edwards, Neville John Ellis
March 31, 2022

This book is a practical guide for English language teachers and teacher educators seeking to carry out and promote teacher action research within their institutional context. Based on contemporary theory and a reflexive and social approach to teacher professional development and learning, it ...

Extensive Reading The Role of Motivation

Extensive Reading: The Role of Motivation

1st Edition

By Sue Leather, Jez Uden
May 24, 2021

Extensive Reading is an innovative resource bridging theory and practice for those seeking to learn about extensive reading (ER) for L2 students' language development, including ways to motivate students to read extensively and to assess learning. Grounded in contemporary theory and the latest...

Communicating Identities

Communicating Identities

1st Edition

By Gary Barkhuizen, Pat Strauss
March 03, 2020

Communicating Identities is a book for language teachers who wish to focus on the topic of identity in the context of their classroom teaching. The work provides an accessible introduction to research and theory on language learner and language teacher identity. It provides a set of interactive, ...

Teacher Development Over Time Practical Activities for Language Teachers

Teacher Development Over Time: Practical Activities for Language Teachers

1st Edition

By Tessa Woodward, Kathleen Graves, Donald Freeman
March 07, 2018

Teacher Development Over Time: Practical Activities for Language Teachers addresses teacher learning over the span of the careers of both novice and experienced teachers in English Language Teaching (ELT). It is designed to a) help novice ELT teachers to see the ways in which their learning may ...

Reflective Dialogue Advising in Language Learning

Reflective Dialogue: Advising in Language Learning

1st Edition

By Satoko Kato, Jo Mynard
August 03, 2015

Reflective Dialogue presents professional educators with the necessary background and skills to engage in reflective dialogue with language learners effectively. It draws on work in the fields of advising in language learning, reflective practice, sociocultural theory, language learner autonomy, ...

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