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Changes 2 Student's Book English for International Communication

By: Richards, Jack C., Hull, Jonathan, Proctor, Susan, Haines, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 16/Feb/1995

Seller ID: 3377

ISBN: 0521449308


Illustrations (some col.), facsims.,form,maps,ports. 144 The course reflects the fact that English is a language of international communication, not limited to one country, region or culture. Changes is based on a multi-skills syllabus which integrates structural, functional, lexical, phonological, situational and thematic syllabi. The methodology reflects a communicative approach and ensures that students have every opportunity to develop confident communicative ability... View more info

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Changes 3 Workbook English for International Communication

By: Richards, Jack C., Hull, Jonathan, Proctor, Susan, Haines, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 15/Feb/1996

Seller ID: 3375

ISBN: 0521449340


297 x 210 x 9mm. , Changes S. English for International Communication, Workbook 88 The course reflects the fact that English is a language of international communication, not limited to one country, region or culture. Changes is based on a multi-skills syllabus which integrates structural, functional, lexical, phonological, situational and thematic syllabi. The methodology reflects a communicative approach and ensures that students have every opportunity to develop con... View more info

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Context of Language Teaching

By: Richards, Jack C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 26/Apr/1985

Seller ID: 3278

ISBN: 0521319528


d.tabs. 256 This is an important collection of papers by a distinguished personality in the field. Topics covered include second language acquisition, syllabus design, methodology and methods, listening, speaking, vocabulary and grammar. Issues in applied linguistics are summarised and presented with clarity and their practical implications explored, thus making the vital connection between theory and practice in language teaching. Language teachers and students of appli... View more info

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Educating Second Language Children The Whole Child, the Whole Curriculum, the Whole Community

By: Genesee, Fred, Richards, Jack C.

Price: $59.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 27/Dec/1993

Seller ID: 3293

ISBN: 0521457971


228 x 152 x 27mm. , Cambridge Language Education S. The Whole Child, the Whole Curriculum, the Whole Community 375 This text brings together the work of 15 elementary education experts who support an integrative approach to educating second language children. The paperback edition is a collection of articles from fourteen elementary education experts who espouse an integrative approach to second language education - one that goes beyond language teaching methodology -... View more info

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Evaluating Second Language Education

By: Alderson, J. Charles, Beretta, Alan, Long, Michael H., Richards, Jack C.

Price: $45.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 27/Feb/1992

Seller ID: 3299

ISBN: 0521422698


tabs. 388 Responsibility for planning language teaching programmes now carries with it a strong element of accountability. Evaluation of the whole process of course design, development and implementation is therefore a necessary area of activity for course designers, language planners and researchers. Evaluating Second Language Education is divided into three parts: - Part One presents a review of the literature showing how the field got to where it is - Part Two contain... View more info

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Exploring the Dynamics of Second Language Writing

By: Kroll, Barbara, Long, Michael H., Richards, Jack C.

Price: $62.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 27/Sep/2003

Seller ID: 3300

ISBN: 0521529832


10 line figures 8 tables 360 The book addresses issues in the field of teaching academic writing to non-native speakers. This book provides a series of discussions about multiple aspects of second language writing, presenting chapters that collectively address a range of issues that are important to new teachers at the post-secondary level. The 13 chapters provide scholarly visions, insight, and interpretation, oriented toward explaining the field of teaching academic... View more info

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From Reader to Reading Teacher Issues and Strategies for Second Language Classrooms

By: Aebersold, Jo Ann, Field, Mary Lee, Richards, Jack C.

Price: $52.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 27/Feb/1997

Seller ID: 3298

ISBN: 052149785X


7 line figures 13 halftones 4 tables 277 This text is a self-contained, student-centered methods text that connects reading theory to practical classroom activities. The paperback edition, ideal for introductory courses on the teaching of second language reading, connects reading theory to practical classroom activities. Teachers begin by exploring their beliefs and assumptions about reading and analyzing their own reading strategies. This leads to a critical examin... View more info

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Functional English Grammar An Introduction for Second Language Teachers

By: Lock, Graham, Richards, Jack C.

Price: $49.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 27/Oct/1995

Seller ID: 3294

ISBN: 0521459222


4 line figures 6 tables 312 This text explores ways in which English grammar enables speakers and writers to represent the world, to interact with one another, and to create coherent messages. This book provides second language teachers with a functional description of English grammar, in which grammar is viewed as a communicative resource. Each chapter includes a focus on areas of difficulty for second language learners, numerous authentic examples, tasks that allow ... View more info

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Interactive Approaches to Second Language Reading

By: Carrell, Patricia L., Devine, Joanne, Eskey, David E., Long, Michael H., Richards, Jack C.

Price: $59.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 26/Feb/1988

Seller ID: 3302

ISBN: 0521358744


black & white illustrations 304 This text presents up-to-date theory, research, and classroom applications in second language reading from an interactive perspective. The paperback edition presents up-to-date theory, research, and classroom applications in second language reading from an interactive perspective. The book supports the view that reading in a second language involves more than decoding; instead, reading is seen as an interactive process whereby the learner... View more info

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Interfaces Between Second Language Acquisition and Language Testing Research

By: Bachman, Lyle F., Cohen, Andrew D., Long, Michael H., Richards, Jack C.

Price: $55.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 13/Jan/1999

Seller ID: 3303

ISBN: 0521649633


9 line figures 1 halftone 3 tables 220 The volume includes original papers addressing different aspects of the interface between second language acquisition and language testing research. This paperback edition provides a fresh look at areas of common interest to both SLA and LT research, and ways in which research in these two areas of applied linguistics can be fruitfully integrated. The volume includes original papers dealing with different aspects of the interfac... View more info

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Key Issues in Language Teaching

By: Richards, Jack C.

Price: $75.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 17/Sep/2015

Seller ID: 28425

ISBN: 110745610X


848 A comprehensive and extensively researched overview of key issues in language teaching today. This essential text for English language teachers surveys a broad range of core topics that are important in understanding contemporary approaches to teaching English as a second or international language, and which form the content of many professional development courses for language teachers. A wide range of issues is examined, including a consideration of the nature of E... View more info

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Language Learning and Deafness

By: Strong, Michael, Richards, Jack C.

Price: $54.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 29/Jan/1988

Seller ID: 3304

ISBN: 0521335795


43 tables, 18 line diagrams 316 An important new collection of original papers dealing with essential issues and research in the learning of language by deaf people. The book addresses issues in the fields of second language acquisition and deafness, and draws upon the fields of linguistics, psychology, and education. Of particular importance is the relationship between the learning of English by the deaf and by hearing speakers of other languages. The first five chapter... View more info

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Language Teaching Matrix Curriculum, Methodology, and Materials

By: Richards, Jack C., Hull, Jonathan C., Proctor, Susan

Price: $42.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 23/Feb/1990

Seller ID: 3285

ISBN: 0521387949


11 tables, 13 line diagrams 200 Richards explains how effective language teaching involves a network of interactions between curriculum, methodology, teachers, learners, instructional materials. Each chapter discusses and examines the theoretical and practical dimensions of a central issue in language teaching. Topics covered include the nature of effective teaching, self-monitoring in teacher development, language and content, and teaching listening, speaking, reading ... View more info

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Network-based Language Teaching Concepts and Practice

By: Warschauer, Mark, Kern, Richard, Long, Michael H., Richards, Jack C.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 13/Jan/2000

Seller ID: 3305

ISBN: 0521667429


7 halftones 12 tables 256 This text provides a critical collection of recent research in on-line communication for second language learning. The paperback edition provides a critical collection of recent research in on-line communication for second language learning, including uses of e-mail, real-time writing, and the Web. Chapters analyze the theories underlying computer-assisted learning, explore the contexts that affect network-based teaching, and examine the ling... View more info

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Passages Class Audio CDs 2 An Upper-level Multi-skills Course

By: Richards, Jack C., Sandy, Chuck

Price: $76.25

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 27/Oct/1998

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 6992

ISBN: 0521564638


2 vols, 143 x 125 x 12mm. , Passages S.. An Upper-level Multi-skills Course Passages is a two-level, multi-skills course that takes students of English from the high-intermediate to the advanced level. The Class Audio CDs contain the listening sections for the Student's Book, recorded in natural, conversational English. A set of Class Audio Cassettes is also available. (ISBN: 9780521564632 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 6992) View more info

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Practicum in TESOL Professional Development Through Teaching Practice

By: Crookes, Graham, Richards, Jack C.

Price: $54.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 27/Oct/2003

Seller ID: 3414

ISBN: 0521529980


5 line figures 318 This book addresses practical teaching matters, including lesson planning, motivation, classroom management, as well as moral and political issues. This is a valuable source book for both teacher educators and classroom teachers. It covers a wide range of key areas, including lesson planning, classroom management, and motivation. It also delves into the moral and political dimensions of teaching. Discussion of these areas is supported by extensive quo... View more info

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Reflective Teaching in Second Language Classrooms

By: Richards, Jack C., Lockhart, Charles

Price: $51.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 27/Mar/1994

Seller ID: 3296

ISBN: 052145803X


references 230 This text introduces techniques for teachers to explore their classroom experiences and for critical reflection on teaching practices. This book introduces teachers to techniques for exploring their own classroom experiences. Numerous books deal with classroom observation and research, but this is the first to offer a carefully structured approach to self-observation and self-evaluation. Richards and Lockhart aim to develop a reflective approach to teachin... View more info

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Second Language Classrooms Research on Teaching and Learning

By: Chaudron, Craig, Long, Michael H., Richards, Jack C.

Price: $35.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 27/Dec/1988

Seller ID: 3309

ISBN: 0521339804


Illustrations 240 This important new book provides a critical overview of recent classroom-centered research and its implications for the teaching and learning of languages. Chaudron synthesizes and evaluates crucial research about the way student and teacher behaviours affect language learning and discusses research methods. Second Language Classrooms will be of vital interest to researchers, language teachers, and curriculum specialists, as well as readers with a gener... View more info

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Second Language Teacher Education

By: Richards, Jack C., Nunan, David

Price: $40.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 23/Feb/1990

Seller ID: 5835

ISBN: 0521387795


23 tables, 18 line diagrams 356 This text provides a detailed account of current approaches to the education of teachers of second languages. The paperback edition provides a detailed account of current approaches to the education of teachers of second languages. It offers valuable ideas on the observation and supervision of classrooms, on self-evaluation by teachers, and on teaching itself. Its emphasis reflects the shift in orientation from teacher training to teacher... View more info

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Second Language Writing Research Insights for the Classroom

By: Kroll, Barbara, Long, Michael H., Richards, Jack C.

Price: $53.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 26/Oct/1990

Seller ID: 3310

ISBN: 0521387787


28 tables, 3 line diagrams 260 This comprehensive collection of thirteen original articles covers the major issues writing teachers face. It systematically sets out the key issues in second language writing instruction to offer both pre-service and in-service teachers a guide to writing instruction grounded in current theory and research. The book includes chapters on approaches to teaching writing, needs analysis, syllabus design, lesson planning, task design, materials... View more info

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Teacher Learning in Language Teaching

By: Freeman, Donald, Richards, Jack C.

Price: $49.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 23/Feb/1996

Seller ID: 3290

ISBN: 0521559073


14 line figures 1 plate 12 tables 400 This text introduces an area of educational research, "teacher learning," as it applies to the teaching of languages. The paperback edition introduces a new field of educational research called "teacher learning," as it applies to the teaching of languages. Seventeen original articles, based on studies done in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, provide examples of theory and research into teacher learnin... View more info

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Teachers as Course Developers

By: Graves, Kathleen, Richards, Jack C.

Price: $49.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 27/Jul/1996

Seller ID: 3297

ISBN: 052149768X


33 line figures 15 tables 224 This is a book about how language teachers themselves rather than curriculum specialists develop and implement their own courses. The paperback edition illuminates the process of course development through the narratives of six ELT teachers who have designed courses in widely varying contexts worldwide. Graves provides a framework for course design and examines how these six teachers have utilized or departed from the framework in meeting... View more info

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Text, Role and Context Developing Academic Literacies

By: Johns, Ann M., Long, Michael H., Richards, Jack C.

Price: $45.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 27/Jul/1997

Seller ID: 3312

ISBN: 0521567610


6 line figures 4 halftones 2 tables 188 This text explores fundamental issues relating to student literacies and instructor roles and practices within academic contexts. It offers a brief history of literacy theories and argues for "socioliterate" approaches to teaching and learning in which texts are viewed as primarily socially constructed. Central to socioliteracy, the concepts "genre" and "discourse community," are presented in detail. Th... View more info

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Tips for Teaching Listening A Practical Approach

By: Richards, Jack C., Burns, Anne

Price: $76.95

Publisher: United States, Pearson Education (US): 11/Oct/2011

Seller ID: 23076

ISBN: 0132314835


illustrations 240 Tips for Teaching Listening introduces English language teachers to contemporary research and specific techniques for teaching listening. Topics include listening processes, skills, text types, academic listening, course planning, and assessment. Features: *Vignettes in each chapter illustrate authentic learning and teaching experiences. *What the teacher should know and What the teacher can do sections link pedagogical research with classroom techniqu... View more info