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Language teaching theory & methods books

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Language Learning Strategies and Individual Learner Characteristics Situating Strategy Use in Diverse Contexts by Rebecca L. (University of Maryland, USA and University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA) Oxford Language Learning Strategies and Individual Learner Characteristics Situating Strategy Use in Diverse Contexts
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This innovative book focuses on the relationships among self-regulated language learning strategies, students' individual characteristics, and the diverse contexts in which learning occurs. It presents state-of-the-art, lively, readable chapters by well-known experts and new, promising scholars, who analyze learning strategy...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

The Value of Foreign Language Learning A Study on Linguistic Capital and the Economic Value of Language Skills by Tobias Schroedler The Value of Foreign Language Learning A Study on Linguistic Capital and the Economic Value of Language Skills

Based on a highly interdisciplinary theoretical framework, Tobias Schroedler provides a comprehensive picture of the value of language skills within the Irish economy.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/11/2017

Conceptual Shifts and Contextualized Practices in Education for Glocal Interaction Issues and Implications by Ali Fuad Selvi Conceptual Shifts and Contextualized Practices in Education for Glocal Interaction Issues and Implications

This book employs the realm of English Language Teaching (ELT) as a discursive point of departure to explore how individuals, groups, entities and institutions apprehend, embrace, deal with, manipulate, problematize and resist glocal flows of people, ideas, information, goods, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2017

Teaching Intercultural Competence Across the Age Range From Theory to Practice by Manuela Wagner Teaching Intercultural Competence Across the Age Range From Theory to Practice

Focusing on the teaching and learning of intercultural communicative competence in foreign language classrooms in the USA, this ground-breaking book is the first to describe in detail how teachers, supported by university educators and education advisers, might plan and implement...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Teaching Intercultural Competence Across the Age Range From Theory to Practice by Manuela Wagner Teaching Intercultural Competence Across the Age Range From Theory to Practice

Focusing on the teaching and learning of intercultural communicative competence in foreign language classrooms in the USA, this ground-breaking book is the first to describe in detail how teachers, supported by university educators and education advisers, might plan and implement...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Language Learner Autonomy Theory, Practice and Research by David Little, Leni Dam, Lienhard Legenhausen Language Learner Autonomy Theory, Practice and Research
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This book combines detailed accounts of classroom practice with empirical and case-study research and a wide-ranging engagement with applied linguistic and pedagogical theory. Points for discussion encourage readers to relate the argument of each chapter to their own context, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2017

Challenges of Second and Foreign Language Education in a Globalized World Studies in Honor of Krystyna Drozdzial-Szelest by Miroslaw Pawlak Challenges of Second and Foreign Language Education in a Globalized World Studies in Honor of Krystyna Drozdzial-Szelest

In Part One, emphasis is placed on challenges that second language education has to face, both those more general, dealing with language policy issues, and those more specific, concerned with instructional options in the language classroom.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Language Socialization by Patricia A. Duff Language Socialization

This volume on language socialization covers a key element of language teaching and learning in the age of globalization. Part of the fully revised third edition of Springer's landmark reference, it includes non-English-speaking and non-Western perspectives.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017

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Cineliteracy Learning Languages Through Short Films by Carmen Herrero, Ana Valbuena, Isabelle Vanderschelden, Jessica Frye Cineliteracy Learning Languages Through Short Films
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Cineliteracy: Language Learning Through Short Films is a much needed guide for language teachers seeking to integrate multimedia into the language classroom. Divided into two parts, the first part offers an extensive introduction to a number of strategies for using...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Developing Intercultural Perspectives on Language Use Exploring Pragmatics and Culture in Foreign Language Learning by Troy McConachy Developing Intercultural Perspectives on Language Use Exploring Pragmatics and Culture in Foreign Language Learning

Many teachers recognise the importance of integrating intercultural learning into language learning. This book argues that teachers can work creatively with conventional resources and utilise classroom experiences in order to help learners develop awareness of the influence of cultural assumptions...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2017

Developing Intercultural Perspectives on Language Use Exploring Pragmatics and Culture in Foreign Language Learning by Troy McConachy Developing Intercultural Perspectives on Language Use Exploring Pragmatics and Culture in Foreign Language Learning

Many teachers recognise the importance of integrating intercultural learning into language learning. This book argues that teachers can work creatively with conventional resources and utilise classroom experiences in order to help learners develop awareness of the influence of cultural assumptions...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/12/2017

A Guide to Chinese Teaching Materials Designing, Selecting, Preparing, and Evaluating by Wei Jin A Guide to Chinese Teaching Materials Designing, Selecting, Preparing, and Evaluating


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

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Language, Education and Technology by Steven Thorne Language, Education and Technology

This volume on technology in language education is a new addition to Springer's landmark reference work, now released in a fully updated and revised third edition that includes material from academics with non-English-speaking and non-Western perspectives.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2017

Teaching Chinese as an International Language A Singapore Perspective by Yeng-Seng (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) Goh Teaching Chinese as an International Language A Singapore Perspective
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A lively and accessible account which explores the teaching of Chinese as an international language from a Singapore perspective.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

Complete Middle Egyptian A New Method for Understanding Hieroglyphs: Reading Texts in Context by Richard Bussmann Complete Middle Egyptian A New Method for Understanding Hieroglyphs: Reading Texts in Context

A complete course on reading and understanding Egyptian hieroglyphs, designed for absolute beginners and built around authentic artefacts and texts.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

Handbook for Arabic Language Teaching Professionals in the 21st Century by Zeinab A. Taha Handbook for Arabic Language Teaching Professionals in the 21st Century

Drawing on the collective expertise of language scholars and educators in a variety of subdisciplines, the Handbook for Arabic Language Teaching Professionals in the 21st Century, Volume II provides a comprehensive treatment of teaching and research in Arabic as a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

Handbook for Arabic Language Teaching Professionals in the 21st Century by Zeinab A. Taha Handbook for Arabic Language Teaching Professionals in the 21st Century

Drawing on the collective expertise of language scholars and educators in a variety of subdisciplines, the Handbook for Arabic Language Teaching Professionals in the 21st Century, Volume II provides a comprehensive treatment of teaching and research in Arabic as a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2017

The Complete Guide to the Theory and Practice of Materials Development for Language Learning by Brian Tomlinson, Dr Hitomi Masuhara The Complete Guide to the Theory and Practice of Materials Development for Language Learning
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This is a book which provides post-graduate students, researchers, materials developers and teachers with everything they need to know about materials development for language learning, both for the development of paper and of digital materials.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2017

A Guide to Chinese Teaching Materials Designing, Selecting, Preparing, and Evaluating by Wei Jin A Guide to Chinese Teaching Materials Designing, Selecting, Preparing, and Evaluating


Format: Hardback - Released: 08/07/2017

Literacies and Language Education by Brian V. Street Literacies and Language Education

Fully revised and updated, the third edition of Springer's landmark reference includes a new volume on technology in language education. The volume on literacy benefits from the edition's inclusion of material from non-English-speaking and non-western regions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2017

The Complete Guide to the Theory and Practice of Materials Development for Language Learning by Brian Tomlinson, Dr Hitomi Masuhara The Complete Guide to the Theory and Practice of Materials Development for Language Learning
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This is a book which provides post-graduate students, researchers, materials developers and teachers with everything they need to know about materials development for language learning, both for the development of paper and of digital materials.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2017

Language Teacher Education and Technology Approaches and Practices by Jeong-Bae (Associate Professor in Applied Linguistics & TESOL, University of South Queensland, Australia) Son Language Teacher Education and Technology Approaches and Practices
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Language teachers' competencies in computer-assisted language learning (CALL) are a crucial factor affecting their own implementation of CALL. However, there is still a concern that many language teachers are not adequately prepared to make effective use of CALL or to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Learning Foreign Languages in Primary School Research Insights by Maria del Pilar Garcia Mayo Learning Foreign Languages in Primary School Research Insights

This book presents research on the learning of foreign languages by children in primary school settings. It covers issues that have been under-researched within this group of learners such as implicit/explicit learning, interaction, feedback provision, first language use, metalinguistic awareness,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2017

Learning Foreign Languages in Primary School Research Insights by Maria del Pilar Garcia Mayo Learning Foreign Languages in Primary School Research Insights

This book presents research on the learning of foreign languages by children in primary school settings. It covers issues that have been under-researched within this group of learners such as implicit/explicit learning, interaction, feedback provision, first language use, metalinguistic awareness,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/06/2017

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