Learning to Learn in a Second Language / Edition 1

Learning to Learn in a Second Language / Edition 1

by Pauline Gibbons
     
 

The book is based on the assumption that the classroom program is a major resource for language development, and that a responsive program takes into account the fact that children are not only learning a new language, but that they are learning in that language as well.See more details below

Overview

The book is based on the assumption that the classroom program is a major resource for language development, and that a responsive program takes into account the fact that children are not only learning a new language, but that they are learning in that language as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780435087852
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
04/05/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
974,903
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.32(d)
Age Range:
5 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Pauline Gibbons taught postgraduate and undergraduate TESOL courses at the University of Technology, Sydney, for many years, and is now an Adjunct Professor at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. She is also an independent EL consultant and her work with teachers has taken her to Hong Kong, Sweden, Laos, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, China, South Africa, Marshall Islands, Iran, Germany, UK, and USA. She has published extensively in EL education, including Bridging Discourses in the ESL Classroom: students, teachers and researchers (Continuum, 2006), and two other Heinemann books: Learning to Learn in a Second Language (1993) and English Learners, Academic Literacy and Thinking: Learning in the Challenge Zone (2009).

Table of Contents

1. Bilingual Children and the Language of the School

Planning for a Language for Learning

An Interactive Clasroom: Developing Spoken Language

Assessing Spoken Language

Integrating New-Arrival Children in the Classroom

The Mother Tongue in the Classroom

Reading in a Second Language

Learning to Listen and Getting the Sounds Right

The Writing Program

A Whole School Response

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