English & Literacy/Language Arts Products

  • Developing Writing Teachers

    Practical Ways for Teacher-Writers to Transform their Classroom Practice, 1st Edition

    By Terry Locke

    The premise of Developing Writing Teachers is this: When teachers of writing identify as writers, it adds a special dimension to their writing pedagogy. Practical and accessible while drawing on a range of relevant research and theory, this text is distinguished by its dual focus—on teachers as…

    Paperback – 2014-08-01
    Routledge

  • Building Communities of Engaged Readers

    Reading for pleasure, 1st Edition

    By Teresa Cremin, Marilyn Mottram, Fiona M. Collins, Sacha Powell, Kimberly Safford

    Reading for pleasure urgently requires a higher profile to raise attainment and increase children’s engagement as self-motivated and socially interactive readers. Building Communities of Engaged Readers highlights the concept of ‘Reading Teachers’ who are not only knowledgeable about texts for…

    Paperback – 2014-06-20
    Routledge

  • Literacy in Grades 4-8

    Best Practices for a Comprehensive Program, 3rd Edition

    By Nancy L. Cecil, Joan P. Gipe, Merrill E. Marcy

    Comprehensive yet succinct and readable, Literacy in Grades 4-8, Third Edition offers a wealth of practical ideas to help preservice and practicing teachers create a balanced and comprehensive literacy program while exploring the core topics and issues of literacy in grades 4 through 8. It…

    Paperback – 2014-03-15
    Routledge

  • Pronunciation and Phonetics

    A Practical Guide for English Language Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Adam Brown

    This engaging, succinct text is an introduction to both phonetics and phonology as applied to the teaching of pronunciation to English language learners. Section 1 selectively covers the main areas of phonetics and phonology, without going into any area in more depth than the average English…

    Paperback – 2014-03-13
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • What English Language Teachers Need to Know Volume III

    Designing Curriculum, 1st Edition

    By MaryAnn Christison, Denise E. Murray

    What English Teachers Need to Know, a set of companion texts designed for pre-service teachers and teachers new to the field of ELT, addresses the key question: What do English language teachers need to know and be able to do in order for their students to learn English? These texts work for…

    Paperback – 2014-02-26
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Negotiating Critical Literacies with Young Children

    10th Anniversary Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Vivian Maria Vasquez

    In this innovative and engaging text, Vivian Maria Vasquez draws on her own classroom experience to demonstrate how issues raised from everyday conversations with pre-kindergarten children can be used to create an integrated critical literacy curriculum over the course of one school year. The…

    Paperback – 2014-02-25
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • Preparing to Teach Writing

    Research, Theory, and Practice, 4th Edition

    By James D. Williams

    Preparing to Teach Writing, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive survey of theories, research, and methods associated with teaching composition successfully at the middle,  secondary, and college levels. Research and theory are examined with the aim of informing teaching. Practicing and…

    Paperback – 2014-02-11
    Routledge

  • Dimensions of Literacy

    A Conceptual Base for Teaching Reading and Writing in School Settings, 4th Edition

    By Stephen B. Kucer

    This popular text, now in its fourth edition, “unpacks” the various dimensions of literacy—linguistic and other sign systems; cognitive; sociocultural; and developmental—and at the same time accounts for the interrelationships among them. Distinguished by its examination of literacy from a…

    Paperback – 2014-01-24
    Routledge

  • Discourse Analysis

    Putting Our Worlds into Words, 1st Edition

    By Susan Strauss, Parastou Feiz

    This introductory textbook presents a variety of approaches and perspectives that can be employed to analyze any sample of discourse. The perspectives come from multiple disciplines, including linguistics, sociolinguistics, and linguistic anthropology, all of which shed light on meaning and the…

    Paperback – 2013-12-20
    Routledge

  • Teaching the Language Arts

    Forward Thinking in Today's Classrooms, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Dobler, Denise Johnson, Thomas DeVere Wolsey

    Teaching the Language Arts helps readers envision their future classrooms, including the role technology will play, as they prepare to be effective teachers. The book’s multimedia digital format represents a distinctive way to learn about teaching—combining traditional and electronic content,…

    Paperback – 2013-12-01
    Routledge

  • Teaching L2 Composition

    Purpose, Process, and Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Dana R. Ferris, Dana R. Ferris, John S. Hedgcock, John S. Hedgcock

    This popular, comprehensive theory-to-practice text is designed to help teachers understand the task of writing, L2 writers, the different pedagogical models used in current composition teaching, and reading–writing connections. Moving from general themes to specific pedagogical concerns, it…

    Paperback – 2013-09-25
    Routledge

  • English Grammar Pedagogy

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Barbara M. Birch

    Designed for ESL and ELT pedagogy courses around the world, this text describes English grammar from a World Englishes perspective. It is distinguished by its focus on the social setting for English as a global language, the latest thinking about grammatical theory, and new theories of how first…

    Paperback – 2013-09-23
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

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