Theory and Practice in EFL Teacher Education: Bridging the Gap [NOOK Book]

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This volume brings together articles written by experts in the thriving field of language teacher education from a variety of geographical and institutional contexts, with a particular focus on EFL. They address the dynamic relationship between theory and practice in language teacher education by considering teacher learning as a basis for the development of professionalism.
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Theory and Practice in EFL Teacher Education: Bridging the Gap

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Overview

This volume brings together articles written by experts in the thriving field of language teacher education from a variety of geographical and institutional contexts, with a particular focus on EFL. They address the dynamic relationship between theory and practice in language teacher education by considering teacher learning as a basis for the development of professionalism.
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Meet the Author

Julia Hüttner is a Lecturer at the University of Southampton, where she teaches applied linguistics and teacher education courses. Her current research project investigates oral language use and proficiency.
Barbara Mehlmauer-Larcher currently coordi
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

Contributors ix

Introduction Julia Hüttner Barbara Mehlmauer-Larcher Susanne Reichl Barbara Schiftner xiii

Part 1 Conceptualising the Issue of Theory and Practice

1 Closing the Gap, Changing the Subject Henry G. Widdowson 3

2 The Dialectics of Theory and Practice in Teacher Knowledge Development Amy B.M. Tsui 16

3 Moments of Practice: Teachers' Knowledge and Interaction in the Language Classroom Joachim Appel 38

Part 2 Developing Language Teachers' Knowledge Base

4 Creating Language-Assessment Literacy: A Model for Teacher Education Armin Berger 57

5 Grammar Teaching: Theory, Practice and English Teacher Education Penny Ur 83

6 Cognitive + Communicative Grammar in Teacher Education David Newby 101

7 Towards a Stronger Intervention: The Role of Literature in Teacher Education Susanne Reichl 124

Part 3 Assisting Language Teachers' Knowledge Construction

8 Supporting the Transfer of Innovation into Foreign-Language Classrooms: Applied Projects in In-Service Teacher Education Sandra Hutterli Michael C. Prusse 145

9 Developing Student Teachers' 'Pedagogical Content Knowledge' in English for Specific Purposes: The 'Vienna ESP Approach' Julia Hüttner Ute Smit 164

10 The EPOSTL (European Portfolio for Student Teachers of Languages): A Tool to Promote Reflection and Learning in Pre-Service Teacher Education Barbara Mehlmauer-Larcher 186

Part 4 Addressing Established Paradigms

11 NESTs Versus Non-NESTs: Rethinking English-Language Teacher Identities Irena Vodopija-Krstanovic 207

12 Multilingualism Pedagogy: Building Bridges between Languages Eva Vetter 228

Subject Index 247

Name Index 251

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