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What English Language Teachers Need to Know Volume II

Facilitating Learning, 2nd Edition

By Denise E. Murray, MaryAnn Christison


296 pages

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Designed for pre-service teachers and teachers new to the field of ELT, Volume II of the What English Language Teachers Need to Know set covers the three main facets of teaching: planning, instructing, and assessing. Updated with new research throughout, the focus throughout is on outcomes, that is, student learning. The texts work for teachers across different contexts; different levels, and different learning purposes. The Second Edition has expanded to address corpus-based data, new technologies, and a wider range of contexts.

Table of Contents

PART I: Planning for Learning

1. Planning Curriculum

2. Planning Lesson Content

3. Planning Activities and Managing Classroom Interaction

4. Selecting and Adapting Materials

PART II: Instructing for Learning

5. Teaching Young Learners

6. Teaching Adolescent Learners

7. Adult Immigrants and Refugees

8. Postsecondary Adult Learners

9. Workplace Literacy

10. Integrating Language and Content

PART III: Assessing for Learning

11. Classroom-based Assessment

12. Large-Scale Assessment

13. Program Evaluation

PART IV: Continuing Teacher Learning

14. Exploring One’s Own Instruction

15. Exploring the Use of Digital Technologies in English Language Teaching

About the Authors

Denise E. Murray is Professor Emeritus at Macquarie University, Australia, and Professor Emeritus at San José State University, USA.

MaryAnn Christison is a Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Utah, USA.

About the Series

ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

This series provides essential texts on teaching English as a second language and applied linguistics. It includes authored and edited volumes to be used as primary or supplementary texts in graduate-level and teacher training courses to enhance students’ and practicing teachers’ professional qualifications and knowledge. Each text is designed to promote the current and growing body of knowledge in applied linguistics and second language teaching, including advances in teacher education and the study of language.

Specifically, the series includes, but is not limited to, current uses of applied linguistics research in teaching a variety of second language skills, such as reading, writing, speaking and listening; materials and curriculum design; literacy; English for academic purposes; and research methods.

The texts also deal with broad domains of professional preparation related to socio-cultural perspectives and current issues/topics in teaching and learning a second language.

Books in the series benefit not only students, but experienced teachers, curriculum developers, teacher trainers, program administrators, and other second and foreign language professionals seeking to advance and update their knowledge and expertise.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Bilingual Education
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / English as a Second Language