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Teaching by Principles An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy,9780133925852

Teaching by Principles An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy

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Edition: 4th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 3/11/2015
Publisher(s): Pearson Education ESL
Availability: This title is currently not available.

Summary

Teaching by Principles is a widely acclaimed methodology test used in language teacher education programs around the world. In this fourth edition, Dr. H. Douglas Brown and Dr. Heekyeong Lee offer a comprehensive survey of practical language teaching options firmly anchored in current research on second language acquisition and pedagogy.

Features of the Fourth Edition

  • A comprehensive update on current issues, new research findings, and innovative classroom teaching techniques, with additional and reworked chapters to reflect this information
  • A description and analysis of new foundational principles, including: agency, identity, languaculture, communities of practice, embodied cognition, and self-regulation
  • Pre-reading organizers at the beginning of each chapter
  • Frquent statistics and pedagogical "tips" in each chapter
  • Numerous "classroom connections" to stimulate practical applications of concepts and principles
  • End-of-chapter group activities, discussion topics, and suggested additional readings
  • A glossary of technical terminology

Author Biography

H. Douglas Brown is a professor emeritus of English as a Second Language at San Francisco State University. He was the president of International TESOL from 1980 to 1981, and in 2001 he received TESOL's James E. Alatis Award for Distinguished Service.


Heekyeong Lee is Associate Professor of TESOL/TFL at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. 

Table of Contents

PART I. FOUNDATIONS FOR CLASSROOM PRACTICE

Chapter 1 Getting Started
Chapter 2 A Century of Language Teaching
Chapter 3 Contextualizing Communicative Approaches
Chapter 4 Teaching by Principles
Chapter 5 Agency in Language Learning

PART II. CONTEXTS OF LEARNING AND TEACHING

Chapter 6 Teaching Across Age Levels
Chapter 7 Teaching Across Proficiency Levels
Chapter 8 Cultural and Sociopolitical Contexts

PART III. PRACTICAL CLASSROOM CONSIDERATIONS

Chapter 9 Curriculum and Course Design
Chapter 10 Lesson Planning
Chapter 11 Techniques, Textbooks, and Materials
Chapter 12 Technology in Language Learning and Teaching
Chapter 13 Creating an Interactive Classroom
Chapter 14 Classroom Management

PART IV. TEACHING LANGUAGE SKILLS

Chapter 15 Teaching Listening
Chapter 16 Teaching Speaking
Chapter 17 Teaching Reading
Chapter 18 Teaching Writing
Chapter 19 Teaching Grammar and Vocabulary

PART V. ASSESSING LANGUAGE SKILLS

Chapter 20 Language Assessment: Principles and Issues
Chapter 21 Classroom-Based Assessment

PART VI. LIFELONG LEARNING

Chapter 22 Teacher Development
Chapter 23 Teachers for Social Responsibility

Bibliography
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