Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language, Second Edition: A Teacher Self-Development and Methodology Guide / Edition 2

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Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language, Second Edition, is designed for those new to ESL/EFL teaching and for self-motivated teachers who seek to maximize their potential and enhance the learning of their students. This guide provides basic information that ESL/EFL teachers should know before they start teaching and many ideas on how to guide students in the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. It stresses the multifaceted nature of teaching the English language to non-native speakers and is based on the real experiences of teachers.

The second edition of Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language includes a wider range of examples to coincide with a variety of teaching contexts-from K-12 schools, to university intensive language programs and refugee programs. It is also updated with discussions of technology throughout, and it considers ways in which technology can be used in teaching language skills. Sources for further study are included in each chapter and in the appendixes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780472031030
  • Publisher: University of Michigan Press
  • Publication date: 1/10/2006
  • Series: Michigan Teacher Training Series
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 280
  • Sales rank: 227,981
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : a self-development and methodology guide
1 The self-developed language teacher 3
2 Exploration of teaching 14
3 EFL and ESL teaching settings 39
4 Teaching language as communication among people 63
5 Classroom management 80
6 EFL/ESL materials, media, and technology 101
7 Culture and the language teacher 119
8 Teaching students to comprehend spoken English 147
9 Teaching the conversation class 169
10 Teaching students to read for meaning 194
11 Teaching students how to process writing 211
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