Teacher Language Awareness

Teacher Language Awareness

by Stephen Andrews
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521823188

ISBN-13: 9780521823180

Pub. Date: 07/31/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Teacher Language Awareness (TLA) is an area of increasing interest to those involved in language teacher education. This book provides an introduction to the nature of TLA, assesses its impact upon teaching and its potential impact on learning. The book focuses specifically on grammar. It aims to encourage teachers and others involved in language education to think

Overview

Teacher Language Awareness (TLA) is an area of increasing interest to those involved in language teacher education. This book provides an introduction to the nature of TLA, assesses its impact upon teaching and its potential impact on learning. The book focuses specifically on grammar. It aims to encourage teachers and others involved in language education to think more deeply about the importance of TLA ad to adopt a more principled approach to the planning of those parts of their programmes assosciated with it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521823180
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2007
Series:
Cambridge Language Teaching Library Series
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
0.59(w) x 6.30(h) x 9.25(d)

Table of Contents

1. Language awareness, 'knowledge about language' and TLA 2. TLA and the teaching of language 3. TLA and the grammar debate 4. TLA and teachers' subject-matter cognitions 5. TLA and pedagogical practice 6. The TLA of expert and novice teachers 7. TLA and the native-speaker and non-native speaker debate 8. TLA and student learning 9. TLA and teacher learning, Epilogue: TLA and teacher professionalism

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