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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

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Together Communicating Interpersonally

By: Stewart, John, D'Angelo, Gary, Logan, Carole, Logan, Carole (University of San Diego, USA)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: United States, McGraw-Hill Education - Europe: 1/Jan/1993

Edition: 4th ed

Seller ID: 2944

ISBN: 007061539X


glossary 472 This text offers a thorough grounding in interpersonal theory and research. Now in its fourth edition, it has been reorganized to present principles and applications in an easily understood sequence. Other features of the revision include an increased emphasis on communication competency, intercultural communication, and coverage of such topics as power in relationships, gender issues, and ethics. Also included are chapter objectives, exercises, activities, ... View more info

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Translation: Resource Books for Teachers

By: Duff, Alan

Price: $19.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Oxford University Press: 29/Jun/1989

Seller ID: 2331

ISBN: 0194371042


black and white illustrations throughout 167 This book is designed to help EFL and ESL teachers with the practicalities involved in setting up and managing self-access study facilities. The first two chapters describe activities that help to overcome problems such as learner-resistance. The remaining chapters contain many ideas and suggestions for activities dealing with the four skills, grammar, vocabulary and social language. It is from the series that gives the classr... View more info

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Treatment of Error in Second Language Student Writing

By: Ferris, Dana R.

Price: $29.99

Publisher: United States, The University of Michigan Press: 31/Mar/2002

Seller ID: 137

ISBN: 0472088165


229 x 152mm. , Michigan Series on Teaching Multilingual Writers 168 Addresses a variety of issues of interest to L2 writing teachers of all levels and in all settings. (ISBN: 9780472088164 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 137) View more info

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Uncovering Grammar

By: Thornbury, Scott

Price: $45.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Macmillan Education: 4/Mar/2005

Seller ID: 8946

ISBN: 140508006X


Macmillan Books for Teachers series 128 As teachers we often talk about 'covering' grammar points. Scott Thornbury explains why it is more useful to think about how we 'uncover' grammar, to reveal the workings of the system to our students and encourage them to notice what is going on. The book uses extracts from exchanges in real classrooms, authentic texts and language teaching tasks. It provides lots of practical activities so that you can immediately and easily put t... View more info

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Understanding Second Language Acquisition

By: Ellis, Rod

Price: $76.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Oxford University Press: 24/Oct/1985

Seller ID: 5982

ISBN: 019437081X


figures, tables 336 Rod Ellis provides readers with a comprehensive review of this important area of applied linguistics. He does not take up a particular stance, but examines different theories of second language acquisition and the critical reactions to them. Winner BAAL Book Prize (ISBN: 9780194370813 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 5982) View more info

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Understanding the Courses We Teach

By: Murphy, John, Byrd, Patricia

Price: $53.99

Publisher: USA, Univ of Michigan Pre:

Seller ID: 8789

ISBN: 0472067702


400 Understanding the Courses We Teach is a collection of pieces by teachers about actual teaching situations. This volume provides current and prospective ESL teachers with the opportunity to examine experienced teachers' ways of addressing locally situated issues of teaching and learning within ESL and EFL classrooms. By focusing on individual teachers' discussions of instructional plans, decisions, and experiences in specific courses, this collection complements other... View more info

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Understanding Your International Students An Educational, Cultural, and Linguistic Guide

By: Flaitz, Jeffra, Eckstein, Leslie Kosel, Kalaydjian, Kimberly S., Miranda, Ariadne, Mitchell, Deborah A.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: United States, The University of Michigan Press: 28/Feb/2003

Seller ID: 8787

ISBN: 0472088661


maps 224 "Understanding Your International Students "surveys the school cultures of the many countries whose students top the international student enrollment lists in the U.S. educational institutions. No other volume so comprehensively addresses the educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the international students who are studying in English-speaking countries."Understanding Your International Students" is an excellent resource for all... View more info

Unlocking Australia's Language Potential Hindi- Urdu

By: Vicziany, Marika

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Australia, Language Australia: 31/Dec/1995

Seller ID: 2483

ISBN: 1875578471


Profiles of Key Languages in Australia Hindi-Urdu, Hindi/Urdu 62 (ISBN: 9781875578474 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 2483) View more info

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Using Functional Grammar 2nd Edition An Explorer's Guide. An Explorer's Guide

By: Butt, David, Spinks, Sue, Yallop, Colin

Price: $42.99

Publisher: Australia, NCELTR Publications (National Centre For English Language Teaching and Research): 30/Apr/2000

Edition: 2nd ed

Seller ID: 710

ISBN: 1864085509


illustrations 360 Revised and expanded to incorporate the needs of language educators.This text acts as a guide for those new to the field of functional grammar by building up a picture of what functional grammar means and how it operates. (ISBN: 9781864085501 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 710) View more info

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Using New Technology in the Classroom

By: Brown, Kristine, Burns, Anne

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Australia, NCELTR Publications (National Centre For English Language Teaching and Research): 1/Jan/1999

Seller ID: 6175

ISBN: 1864085592


210mm. 51 This book gives a brief overview of current theory followed by strategies and practical suggestions from practising teachers. (ISBN: 9781864085594 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 6175) View more info

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Vague Language

By: Channell, Joanna

Price: $75.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Oxford University Press: 5/May/1994

Seller ID: 3323

ISBN: 0194371867


tables 248 The first major descriptive study of linguistics vagueness - arguably the strategies of which constitute a key aspect of communicative competence of native speakers of English. This study shows how English provides its speakers with a great variety of ways of being vague and draws on naturally-occurring data to examine syntactic, intonational, semantic, and pragmatic considerations of vague language. (ISBN: 9780194371865 - When referring to this item please qu... View more info

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Verbal Protocol Analysis in Language Testing Research A Handbook

By: Green, Alison

Price: $65.99

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

Seller ID: 5847

ISBN: 0521586356


Illustrations 188 Verbal protocol analysis (VPA) is a methodology that is being used extensively by researchers. Recently, individuals working in the area of testing, and in language testing in particular, have begun to appreciate the roles VPA might play in the development and evaluation of assessment instruments. VPA is a complex methodology however, and individuals choosing to use the technique require some degree of training in order to maximize the benefits in adopt... View more info

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Virtual Connections Online Activities and Projects for Networking Language Learners

By: Warschauer, Mark

Price: $34.95

Publisher: United States, University of Hawai'i Press: 31/Dec/1995

Seller ID: 5802

ISBN: 0824817931


illustrations 416 This guide lists electronic discussion lists, bulletin boards, and conferences related to second language teaching and learning that may be of use in the second language classroom. It also offers suggestions for the use of these resources in teaching. The guide has three main sections. The first, devoted to electronic communication in a single class, discusses teacher-student dialogue through online journals and virtual office hours, use of electronic m... View more info

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Vocabulary Description, Acquisition and Pedagogy

By: Schmitt, Norbert, McCarthy, Michael

Price: $48.95

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

Seller ID: 3291

ISBN: 0521585511


20 line figures 20 tables 393 This volume examines the area of second language vocabulary studies from three broad perspectives: description, acquisition and pedagogical context. The book's fifteen chapters are grouped together to achieve a balance between descriptions of what vocabulary is and how it behaves, how the mind learns new vocabulary and then uses it when it is learned, and pedagogical issues of teaching and testing L2 vocabulary. Some of the specific topics... View more info

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Voices from the Language Classroom Qualitative Research in Second Language Education

By: Bailey, Kathleen M., Nunan, David

Price: $50.95

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

Seller ID: 921

ISBN: 0521559049


3 line figures 10 halftones 1 plate 21 tables 484 This text is about what really happens in language classrooms. This paperback edition is about what really happens in language classrooms, both those in which language is the topic of instruction and those where it functions primarily as the medium of instruction. In this collection of 19 original papers, the authors utilize a variety of research methods, with an emphasis on the collection and analysis of data. Cha... View more info

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Words Work Activities for Developing Vocabulary, Style, and Critical Thinking. Activities for Developing Vocabulary, Style, and Critical Thinking

By: Carnicelli

Price: $29.99

Publisher: United States, Heinemann USA: 1/Oct/2001

Seller ID: 1749

ISBN: 0867095652


229 x 184 x 13mm. : Activities for Developing Vocabulary, Style, and Critical Thinking 224 "Like many English teachers," Tom Carnicelli says, "I've felt my students would read, write, and even think better if they knew more about words." The solution he offers couldn't be simpler: integrated activities in which students explore words and, at the same time, develop their language arts and thinking skills. This way teachers can pay more attention to word ... View more info