An essential guide for pre-service and in-service English language teachers.
There are countless theories and approaches to language teaching, and with so many different methodologies available it can be difficult for teachers to weigh up the pros and cons of each – or even to know where to start.
Written by an experienced teacher and researcher, Methods and Methodologies for Language Teaching takes a fresh look at ten approaches to classroom language teaching and learning. Each chapter includes suggested activities and further reading, presenting the origins and key features of each methodology before discussing its relation to assessment and learning outcomes. This is a clear, concise and context-driven introduction to teaching methods which reasserts the significance of methodology as a central pillar of language learning.
1. Five Thousand Years in Five Thousand Words
2. The Centrality of Context
3. Task-Based Language Teaching and Learning in Context
4. Communicative Language Teaching in Context
5. Content-Based Instruction and Content and Language Integrated Learning
6. The Direct Method and the Audio-Lingual Method
7. The Grammar Translation Method
8. Humanistic and Alternative Methods
9. Where Do We Go from Here?.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
- Syntactic Theory Geoffrey Poole
- Foundations Italian 1 Mara Benetti, Carmela Murtas, Caterina Varchetta
- English Language Jonathan Culpeper, Paul Kerswill, Ruth Wodak, Anthony McEnery, Francis Katamba
- Chaucer's Language Simon Horobin
- English Syntax and Argumentation Bas Aarts
- Language in Business, Language at Work Erika Darics, Veronika Koller
- Dialect in Film and Literature Jane Hodson
- The Frameworks of English Kim Ballard
- Analysing Political Speeches Jonathan Charteris-Black
- Beginning Old English Carole Hough, John Corbett
- Foundations Spanish 1 Maria del Carmen Gil Ortega, Cathy Holden
- The New Sociolinguistics Reader Nikolas Coupland, Adam Jaworski