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Tony Lynch - Author

About the Author

Tony Lynch is a journalist and photographer who has written books of investigative journalism and biographies. This book is the result of a lifelong interest in Charles Dickens and the background to his novels. He lives in Woking, Surrey.

 

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Teaching Second Language Listening A guide to evaluating, adapting, and creating tasks for listening in the language classroom

Teaching Second Language Listening A guide to evaluating, adapting, and creating tasks for listening in the language classroom

Author: Tony Lynch Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2011

How can we use our understanding of the process of listening to help our students to become better listeners? How can we be sure that the listening tasks we use are worthwhile? In Teaching Second Language Listening, Tony Lynch uses listening lesson transcripts and sample listening activities to set out the principles of successful listening teaching. He ties this in with an up-to-date survey of listening research.

Study Speaking Audio CD A Course in Spoken English for Academic Purposes

Study Speaking Audio CD A Course in Spoken English for Academic Purposes

Author: Tony Lynch, Kenneth Anderson, Joan MacClean Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 14/10/2004

Study Speaking is for intermediate level and above students who need to speak English in connection with their academic work. It is intended primarily for use on language programmes preparing learners of English for study at university or college. The course is designed to improve students' speaking skills by: * activating and extending their linguistic competence * increasing their confidence in using spoken English * developing their ability to analyse and evaluate spoken performance * sharpening their strategic competence in face-to-face interaction. Study Speaking is part of a the Study Skills series.

Study Listening Audio CD Set (2 CDs) A Course in Listening to Lectures and Note Taking

Study Listening Audio CD Set (2 CDs) A Course in Listening to Lectures and Note Taking

Author: Tony Lynch Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 14/10/2004

A course for intermediate and advanced level students focusing on listening to lectures and note-taking. Study Listening is for intermediate and advanced level students who are planning to study at a university or college where English is the language of instruction, or who need to attend international conferences where English is used. The course focuses on listening to lectures and note-taking. The Second Edition has been comprehensively revised and restructured and now includes eight brand new lectures on academic topics with speakers from six different countries; more focus on six macro-strategies for listening: predicting, monitoring, responding, clarifying, inferencing, evaluating; more post-listening tasks to deal with comprehension problems. This pack contains two Audio CDs.

Communication in the Language Classroom A book about classroom interaction and how to teach communication skills to language students

Communication in the Language Classroom A book about classroom interaction and how to teach communication skills to language students

Author: Tony Lynch Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/1996

What really happens when students try to communicate with each other in the classroom? What makes them succeed? Why do they sometimes fail? In this book, Tony Lynch uses classroom research and transcripts from real lessons to explain the process of classroom interaction. He shows how this can help teachers with assessing students' performance and designing communicative tasks that work.