LINGUIST List 12.1156

Fri Apr 27 2001

Books: Language Education

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  1. Sean Hanrahan, Language Education: Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning, Michael Byram, editor

Message 1: Language Education: Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning, Michael Byram, editor

Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2001 11:59:28 -0400
From: Sean Hanrahan <seanrahanhotmail.com>
Subject: Language Education: Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning, Michael Byram, editor

Michael Byram, University of Durham, UK, Editor, ROUTLEDGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF 
LANGUAGE TEACHING AND LEARNING
		
"This encyclopedia is helpful to anyone interested in language...Recommended 
for teacher college collections and for academic and public libraries 
serving language teacher and educators."
	--Library Journal
		
This authoritative A-Z resource features 160 entries and 35 overview 
chapters on contemporary and historical language teaching throughout the 
world. The entries, by international specialists, cover teaching in 
particular countries and in a range of specific languages. Themes covered 
include:
* methods and materials
* assessment and testing
* contexts and concepts
* related disciplines, such as psychology and sociolinguistics.
The encyclopedia also covers the teaching of languages in countries around 
the world, and deals with a wide range of specific languages such as 
Japanese, Chinese, and Arabic, as well as English, French, German, and 
Spanish. Sample chapters include
* acculturation
* adult learners
* American Standards for Foreign Language Learning
* authenticity
* bilingual education
* cognitive code theory
* content-based instruction
* distance learning
* Esperanto
* gender and language learning
* group work
* intensive courses
* natural approach
* non-verbal communication
* proficiency movement
* questioning techniques
* tandem learning
* task-based teaching and testing
* total physical response.
		
With a thematic contents list and a detailed index, this is an essential 
resource for professionals and students.
		
		Routledge: January 2001: 720 pp
		HB: 0415120853 $165.00; �99.00
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