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Computing Practices of Language and Literacy Teachers, The

By: Corbel, Chris

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Australia, NCELTR Publications:

Seller ID: 7474

ISBN: 1864081902


Research Report, No 8, Research Report 8.Macquarie University. National Centre for English Language Teaching and Research (ISBN: 9781864081909 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 7474) View more info

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Designing Language Teaching Tasks

By: Johnson, Keith

Price: $51.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Palgrave Macmillan: 1/Feb/2003

Seller ID: 7820

ISBN: 0333984862


18 black & white illustrations, biography 206 Short-listed for the British Council Innovation Awards 2004 that promote and reward excellence in English Language Teaching Designing Language Teaching Tasks provides a research-based account of how experienced teachers and task designers prepare activities for use in the language classroom. It gives detailed information on the procedures which designers follow. The book is a description of research and will therefore interest applied linguists and students in the field. It is written in a clear and comprehensible way, and should appeal to all thos... View more info

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Designing Second Language Performance Assessments

By: Norris, John M., Brown, James Dean, Hudson, Thom, Yoshioka, Jim (all of the University of Hawai'i, Hawai'i, USA)

Price: $42.99

Publisher: United States, University of Hawai'i Press: 31/Dec/1998

Seller ID: 5832

ISBN: 0824821092


229 x 152mm. , National Foreign Language Center Technical Reports, No 18 248 This technical report focuses on the decision-making potential provided by second language performance assessments. The authors first situate performance assessment within a broader discussion of alternatives in language assessment and in educational assessment in general. Then they discuss issues in performance assessment design, implementation, reliability and validity. Finally, they present a prototype framework for second language performance assessment, based on the integration of theoretical underpinnings and r... View more info

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Discourse Analysis in the Language Classroom Volume 1 :Spoken language

By: Riggenbach, Heidi

Price: $49.50

Publisher: United States, The University of Michigan Press: 31/Dec/1999

Seller ID: 4651

ISBN: 0472085417


illustrations 232 Current methodological research has found that in order for learners to acquire language that is both linguistically accurate and socially appropriate, their awareness of patterns and of what is systematic about language must be developed. In "Discourse Analysis in the Language Classroom," Heidi Riggenbach has compiled activities that will foster this awareness by putting students in the role of discourse analysts and language researchers so that they may learn the patterns and systems for themselves.This book is intended for ESL/EFL teachers who wish to have a be... View more info

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Exploring Second Language Reading Issues and Strategies

By: Anderson, Neil

Price: $65.95

Publisher: United States, Cengage Learning, Inc: 2/Sep/1998

Seller ID: 6013

ISBN: 0838466850


references 144 "Exploring Second Language Reading" is a comprehensive exploration of ESL reading and provides an overview of the key issues, as well as practical strategies, for teaching reading effectively. (ISBN: 9780838466858 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 6013) View more info

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Genre and the Language Learning Classroom

By: Paltridge, Brian

Price: $48.99

Publisher: United States, The University of Michigan Press: 31/Oct/2001

Seller ID: 6162

ISBN: 0472088041


illustrations 160 What is genre?How can genre be used as an organizing principle in ESL programs?How are genre and context explored in ESL classes?How can discourse structures be taught through genre?How can genre-based assessment tasks be incorporated into the language classroom?These questions are addressed and answered in Genre in the Language Learning Classroom. This text introduces teachers and teachers-in-training to the concept of genre analysis and suggests ways in which the results of genre analysis can be applied to languag... View more info

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Instructional Technology Strategy for the Adult Migrant English Program

By: Corbel, Chris

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Australia, NCELTR Publications (National Centre For English Language Teaching and Research): 30/Nov/1998

Seller ID: 6535

ISBN: 1864084189


297 x 210mm. , Research Report Series 13 48 This study presents a strategy clearly mapping directions and priorities for the use of various technologies in the AMEP. It suggests an overall strategy need to address six main areas: research stanards, skills, training and information and also suggests the focus of strategies within each of these areas. (ISBN: 9781864084184 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 6535) View more info

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Issues in English Language Test Design and Delivery

By: Wigglesworth, Gillian, Brindley, Geoff

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Macquarie University: 30/Nov/1997

Seller ID: 6008

ISBN: 1864080841


illustrations, forms 252 Issues in English Language Test Design and Delivery (ISBN: 9781864080841 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 6008) View more info

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Language Learning Motivation Pathways to the New Century

By: Oxford, Rebecca L.

Price: $19.99

Publisher: United States, University of Hawai'i Press: 31/Dec/1996

Seller ID: 5830

ISBN: 0824818490


232 This volume chronicles a revolution in our thinking about what makes students want to learn languages and what causes them to persist in that difficult and rewarding adventure. Topics in this book include the internal structures of and external connections with foreign language motivation; exploring adult language learning motivation, self-efficacy, and anxiety; comparing the motivation and learning strategies of students of Japanese and Spanish; and enhancing the theory of language learning motivation from many psychological and social perspectives. (ISBN: 9780824818494 - When referring t... View more info

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Learner Pathways in the Amep

By: Lipa, Lilli

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Australia, NCELTR Publications:

Seller ID: 6772

ISBN: 085837854X


Research Report Series 4 90 This report traces the development of a project to propose a national approach to the implementation of a competency based learner pathways framework in the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP). The framework would both address the concerns identified within the organisation and contribute to the emerging model for vocational education and training. The report also discusses the accredited competency based Certificate in Spoken and Written English, the key curriculum document underpinning the framework. (ISBN: 9780858378544 - When referring to this item please quote... View more info

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Linguistics and Language Teaching Proceedings Proceedings of the Sixth Joint LSH-HATESL Conference

By: Reves, Cynthia, etc., Steele, Caroline, Wong, Cathy S.P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United States, University of Hawai'i Press: 31/Dec/1996

Seller ID: 5828

ISBN: 0824818512


illustrations 368 Technical Report #10 contains 18 articles revolving around the following three topics. Linguistic issues: These six papers discuss various linguistic issues: ideophones, syllabic nasals, linguistic areas, computation, tonal melody classification, and wh-words; Sociolinguistics: Sociolinguistic phenomena in Swahili, signing, Hawaiian, and Japanese are discussed in four of the papers; and Language teaching and learning: These eight papers cover prosodic modification, note taking, planning in oral production, oral testing, language policy, L2 essay organization, access to dative... View more info

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New Technology and Curriculum Design:

By: Anderton, Margaret, Nicholson, Ann

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Publisher: Australia, NCELTR Publications:

Seller ID: 9661

ISBN: 1864080620


Fifth in the 'NCELTR Teacher Resource' series, this book documents a project investigating the impact of new technology on three aspects of distance learning: the course design process, learners' interaction with course materials and teachers' interaction with learners and materials. Relevant to teachers of ESL and other languages through distance education programs. Margaret Anderton and Ann Nicholson are currently working in Distance Learning within AMES WA. Liz Bailey has worked in the adult ESL area as a teacher and coordinator. (ISBN: 9781864080629 - When referring to this item please quo... View more info

Non Language Outcomes in the Adult Migrant English Program

By: Jackson, Elaine

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Australia, NCELTR Publications:

Seller ID: 9779

ISBN: 1864081600


290mm. , Research Report, No 5 98 Results of a project which considered non-language outcomes in the Adult Migrant English Program, funded by the National Centre for English Language Teaching and Research. Considers outcomes other than purely language and literacy. Includes areas such as learning skills, increases in confidence and motivation, knowledge of the Australian community context and cultural understanding. Argues for the incorporation of these outcomes into teaching curricula. Includes a glossary and bibliography. The author is an experienced teacher with the Adult Migrant English S... View more info

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Qualitative Inquiry in TESOL

By: Richards, Keith

Price: $62.00

Publisher: United States, Palgrave USA: 15/May/2006

Seller ID: 7821

ISBN: 140390135X


biography 323 Graduate and professional TESOL students will welcome this research methods textbook for undertaking qualitative, naturalistic and action research projects. Uniquely, the book offers a three-level structured progression, suited both to novice and intermediate students with a focus on development as classroom teachers of English, and to advanced students engaged in academic research work in applied linguistics. Every chapter is structured to develop the important skills for undertaking QI in a rigorous and serious way, at whatever level is appropriate for the reader's purpose. The... View more info

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Reading in Multilingual Classrooms

By: Edwards, Viv

Price: $4.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, University of Reading, Reading & Language Information Centre: 30/Apr/1995

Seller ID: 11259

ISBN: 0704907690


facsimiles 28 Reading in Multilingual Classrooms (ISBN: 9780704907690 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 11259) View more info

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Speaking and Listening in Multilingual Classrooms

By: Edwards, Viv

Price: $10.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, University of Reading, Reading & Language Information Centre: 31/Dec/1995

Seller ID: 11261

ISBN: 0704907801


28 Speaking and Listening in Multilingual Classrooms (ISBN: 9780704907805 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 11261) View more info

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Teachers' Interactive Decision-Making

By: Nunan, David

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Australia, NCELTR Publications:

Seller ID: 9783

ISBN: 0858378469


43 A study that explores the decision-making processes of teachers with a focus on those decisions made in the course of instruction. Nine teachers of English as a Second Language in Australia were observed and recorded in the course of teaching a lesson. These lessons are analysed in detail and a retrospective interpretation and analysis by the teachers themselves are included. Contains a list of references, an index and suggested research questions and implications. The author has written numerous publications on the learner-centred curriculum. (ISBN: 9780858378469 - When referring to this i... View more info

Techniques for Teachers A Guide for Nonnative Speakers of English

By: Wennerstrom, Ann

Price: $4.95

Publisher: United States, The University of Michigan Press: 31/Dec/1991

Seller ID: 6172

ISBN: 0472081489


232 A 13-part series to be used as a class or self-study guide for international teaching assistant (ITA) training for ITA's and other academic professionals who speak English as a second language. The tape shows short segments of college level classrooms and office conferences to instruct teachers on how native speakers of English handle a variety of everyday teaching situations. Used together the book and video provide both audio and visual input, thus, linking language behaviors. (ISBN: 9780472081486 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 6172) View more info