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The Handbook of Language Teaching [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781405154895Series: Blackwell Handbooks in LinguisticsPublication details: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2009.ISBN:
  • 9781444315790
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Handbook of Language TeachingDDC classification:
  • 407.1
LOC classification:
  • P51 .H3265 2009
Online resources:
Contents:
The Handbook of Language Teaching; Contents; Contributors; Part I Overview; 1 Language Teaching; Part II Social, Political, and Educational Contexts of Language Teaching; 2 The Social and Sociolinguistic Contexts of Language Learning and Teaching; 3 The Politics and Policies of Language and Language Teaching; 4 History of Language Teaching; Part III Psycholinguistic Underpinnings of Language Learning; 5 The Language-Learning Brain; 6 Sequences and Processes in Language Learning; 7 The Importance of Cross-Linguistic Similarity in Foreign Language Learning
18 Advances in Materials Design19 Corpora in Language Teaching; 20 Technology-Enhanced Materials; Part VI Teaching and Testing; 21 Methodological Principles for Language Teaching; 22 Teaching and Testing Listening Comprehension; 23 Teaching and Testing Speaking; 24 Teaching and Testing Reading; 25 Learning to Read in New Writing Systems; 26 Teaching and Testing Writing; 27 Teaching and Testing Grammar; 28 Teaching and Testing Vocabulary; 29 Teaching and Testing Pragmatics; 30 Task-Based Teaching and Testing; 31 Radical Language Teaching; 32 Diagnostic Feedback in Language Assessment
33 Computer-Assisted Teaching and TestingPart VII Teacher Education; 34 Language Teacher Education; 35 Diffusion and Implementation of Innovations; Part VIII Assessing and Evaluating Instruction; 36 Current Trends in Classroom Research; 37 Issues in Language Teacher Evaluation; 38 Investigating the Effects and Effectiveness of L2 Instruction; 39 Program Evaluation; Author Index; Subject Index
8 Cognitive-Psychological Processes in Second Language Learning9 Optimizing the Input: Frequency and Sampling in Usage-Based and Form-Focused Learning; Part IV Program Design; 10 Bilingual and Immersion Programs; 11 Heritage Language Programs; 12 Specific Purpose Programs; 13 Study Abroad Research: Findings, Implications, and Future Directions; 14 Less Commonly Taught Languages: Issues in Learning and Teaching; 15 Third Language Acquisition Theory and Practice; Part V Course Design and Materials Writing; 16 Foreign and Second Language Needs Analysis; 17 Syllabus Design
Summary: Bringing together an international and interdisciplinary team of contributors, this Handbook is a wide-ranging and invaluable reference guide to language teaching. A comprehensive reference work on language teaching, which combines the latest research findings, coverage of core topics, and examples of teaching experience from a variety of languages and settingsProvides a unique breadth of coverage, including: the psycholinguistic underpinnings of language learning; social, political, and educational contexts; program design; materials writing and course design; teach
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The Handbook of Language Teaching; Contents; Contributors; Part I Overview; 1 Language Teaching; Part II Social, Political, and Educational Contexts of Language Teaching; 2 The Social and Sociolinguistic Contexts of Language Learning and Teaching; 3 The Politics and Policies of Language and Language Teaching; 4 History of Language Teaching; Part III Psycholinguistic Underpinnings of Language Learning; 5 The Language-Learning Brain; 6 Sequences and Processes in Language Learning; 7 The Importance of Cross-Linguistic Similarity in Foreign Language Learning

18 Advances in Materials Design19 Corpora in Language Teaching; 20 Technology-Enhanced Materials; Part VI Teaching and Testing; 21 Methodological Principles for Language Teaching; 22 Teaching and Testing Listening Comprehension; 23 Teaching and Testing Speaking; 24 Teaching and Testing Reading; 25 Learning to Read in New Writing Systems; 26 Teaching and Testing Writing; 27 Teaching and Testing Grammar; 28 Teaching and Testing Vocabulary; 29 Teaching and Testing Pragmatics; 30 Task-Based Teaching and Testing; 31 Radical Language Teaching; 32 Diagnostic Feedback in Language Assessment

33 Computer-Assisted Teaching and TestingPart VII Teacher Education; 34 Language Teacher Education; 35 Diffusion and Implementation of Innovations; Part VIII Assessing and Evaluating Instruction; 36 Current Trends in Classroom Research; 37 Issues in Language Teacher Evaluation; 38 Investigating the Effects and Effectiveness of L2 Instruction; 39 Program Evaluation; Author Index; Subject Index

8 Cognitive-Psychological Processes in Second Language Learning9 Optimizing the Input: Frequency and Sampling in Usage-Based and Form-Focused Learning; Part IV Program Design; 10 Bilingual and Immersion Programs; 11 Heritage Language Programs; 12 Specific Purpose Programs; 13 Study Abroad Research: Findings, Implications, and Future Directions; 14 Less Commonly Taught Languages: Issues in Learning and Teaching; 15 Third Language Acquisition Theory and Practice; Part V Course Design and Materials Writing; 16 Foreign and Second Language Needs Analysis; 17 Syllabus Design

Bringing together an international and interdisciplinary team of contributors, this Handbook is a wide-ranging and invaluable reference guide to language teaching. A comprehensive reference work on language teaching, which combines the latest research findings, coverage of core topics, and examples of teaching experience from a variety of languages and settingsProvides a unique breadth of coverage, including: the psycholinguistic underpinnings of language learning; social, political, and educational contexts; program design; materials writing and course design; teach