Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning / Edition 1

Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning / Edition 1

by Michael Byram
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415120853

ISBN-13: 9780415120852

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This authoritative A-Z resource features 160 entries and 35 overview chapters on contemporary and historical language teaching throughout the world.

The entries, by international specialists, cover teaching in particular countries and in a range of specific languages. Themes covered include:

* methods and materials

* assessment and testing

* contexts

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Overview

This authoritative A-Z resource features 160 entries and 35 overview chapters on contemporary and historical language teaching throughout the world.

The entries, by international specialists, cover teaching in particular countries and in a range of specific languages. Themes covered include:

* methods and materials

* assessment and testing

* contexts and concepts

* related disciplines, such as psychology and sociolinguistics

The encyclopedia also covers the teaching of languages in countries around the world, and deals with a wide range of specific languages such as Japanese, Chinese, and Arabic, as well as English, French, German and Spanish.

With thematic contents list and detailed index, this is an essential resource for professionals and students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415120852
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

Entries by experts from countries on six continents include:

* acculturation * adult learners * American Standards for Foreign Language Learning * authenticity * bilingual education * cognitive code theory * content-based instruction * distance learning * Esperanto * gender and language learning * group work * intensive courses * natural approach * non-verbal communication * proficiency movement * questioning techniques * tandem learning * task-based teaching and testing * total physical response * and much more.

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