Making It Happen: From Interactive to Participatory Language Teaching / Edition 3

Making It Happen: From Interactive to Participatory Language Teaching / Edition 3

by Patricia A. Richard-Amato
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0130601934

ISBN-13: 9780130601933

Pub. Date: 02/06/2003

Publisher: Pearson ESL

This exciting new edition of a classic, best-selling text lays a solid foundation for creating meaningful interaction in the language classroom. A new focus on participatory teaching draws on cutting-edge critical pedagogy to support an already comprehensive research base ¿ and the writing is even friendlier and more accessible than ever!
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Overview

This exciting new edition of a classic, best-selling text lays a solid foundation for creating meaningful interaction in the language classroom. A new focus on participatory teaching draws on cutting-edge critical pedagogy to support an already comprehensive research base ¿ and the writing is even friendlier and more accessible than ever!
The Third Edition of Making It Happen features:

  • A cyclic approach to theory and practice, reflecting the understanding that theory and practice constantly inform each other.
  • Three additions to the extensive Programs in Action section:
    — California's Valley Center Spanish/English Program
    — A Chinese/English program in lower Manhattan
    — Minnesota's Concordia College Village Immersion Model
  • Case studies for reflection and discussion ranging from elementary through adult.
  • Related readings by Vygotsky, Nieto and Pennycook, representing seminal thinking in language teaching.
  • The importance of meeting standards and of reflective teaching, so teachers understand the value of examining their own beliefs and practices.

"Making It Happen is a complete text with a great balance between theory and practice, and a wonderful and useful presentation of all the issues a teacher in training needs to be aware of. I would recommend its use for any training course as its sole text...I find it very complete."

— Alejandra Parra Nova Southeastern University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130601933
Publisher:
Pearson ESL
Publication date:
02/06/2003
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
562
Product dimensions:
6.93(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Part I THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS: DEVELOPING YOUR

OWN LANGUAGE TEACHING PRINCIPLES

Chapter 1 From Grammatical to Communicative Approaches

Chapter 2 The Classroom as an Environment for Language Acquisition

Chapter 3 The Role of Interaction

Chapter 4 Participatory Language Teaching

Chapter 5 Literacy Development and Skills Integration

Chapter 6 The Affective Domain

Chapter 7 Language Assessment and Standards

Part II EXPLORING METHODS AND ACTIVITIES:

WHAT CAN WE LEARN?

Chapter 8 Physical Involvement in the Language Learning Process

Chapter 9 Communicative Practices

Chapter 10 Chants, Music, and Poetry

Chapter 11 Storytelling, Role Play, and Drama

Chapter 12 Games

Chapter 13 Ways to Promote Literacy Development

Chapter 14 Affective Activites

Part III PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER:

SOME PRACTICAL ISSUES

Chapter 15 Devising A Plan

Chapter 16 Tools For Teaching Languages: Textbooks, Computer Programs, Videos,

and Film

Chapter 17 Teaching Language Through the Content Areas: Program Designs and

Political Implication

Part IV PROGRAMS IN ACTION

Chapter 18 ESL Programs

Chapter 19 Foreign Language Programs

Chapter 20 Two-Way Bilingual Programs

Part V RELATED READING

  1. The Social Politics and the Cultural Politics of Language
  2. The Personal and Collective Transformation of Teachers

Part VI CASE STUDIES

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