Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy / Edition 3

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Teaching by Principles is a widely acclaimed methodology test used in language teacher education programs around the world. In this fourth edition, Dr. H. Douglas Brown and Dr. Heekyeong Lee offer a comprehensive survey of practical language teaching options firmly anchored in current research on second language acquisition and pedagogy.

Features of the Fourth Edition

  • A comprehensive update on current issues, new research findings, and innovative classroom teaching techniques, with additional and reworked chapters to reflect this information
  • A description and analysis of new foundational principles, including: agency, identity, languaculture, communities of practice, embodied cognition, and self-regulation
  • Pre-reading organizers at the beginning of each chapter
  • Frquent statistics and pedagogical "tips" in each chapter
  • Numerous "classroom connections" to stimulate practical applications of concepts and principles
  • End-of-chapter group activities, discussion topics, and suggested additional readings
  • A glossary of technical terminology
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780136127116
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
  • Publication date: 5/10/2007
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 569
  • Sales rank: 94,614
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.12 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. H. Douglas Brown, a professor in the MA-TESOL program at San Francisco State University, has written many articles, teacher training books, and textbooks on language pedagogy. A past president of TESOL and recipient of the James A. Alatis Award for Distinguished Service, Dr. Brown has lectured to English language teaching audiences around the world.
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Table of Contents

Pt. I Foundations for Classroom Practice
Ch. 1 Where Do I Begin? 3
Ch. 2 Teaching by Principles 15
Ch. 3 Intrinsic Motivation in the Classroom 33
Ch. 4 A "Methodical" History of Language Teaching 47
Ch. 5 The Present: An Informed "Approach" 73
Pt. II Contexts of Teaching
Ch. 6 Learner Variables I: Teaching Across Age Levels 89
Ch. 7 Learner Variables II: Teaching Across Proficiency Levels 99
Ch. 8 Sociopolitical and Institutional Contexts 119
Pt. III Designing and Implementing Classroom Techniques
Ch. 9 Techniques and Materials 135
Ch. 10 Interactive Language Teaching I: Initiating Interaction 157
Ch. 11 Interactive Language Teaching II: Sustaining Interaction Through Group Work 171
Ch. 12 Learner Strategy Training 189
Ch. 13 Integrating the "Four Skills" 217
Ch. 14 Teaching Listening Comprehension 233
Ch. 15 Teaching Oral Communication Skills 253
Ch. 16 Teaching Reading 283
Ch. 17 Teaching Writing Skills 319
Ch. 18 The Place of Grammar and Vocabulary 347
Ch. 19 Creating Interactive, Intrinsically Motivating Tests 373
Pt. IV Classroom Practicalities
Ch. 20 How to Plan a Lesson 395
Ch. 21 Classroom Management 411
Ch. 22 Lifelong Learning: Continuing Your Teacher Education 425
Bibliography 445
Index 461
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