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LINGUIST List 19.2977

Wed Oct 01 2008

Books: Applied Linguistics: Usó-Juan, Ruiz-Madrid (Eds)

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        1.    Andy Nercessian, Pedagogical Reflections On Learning Languages In Instructed Settings: Usó-Juan, Ruiz-Madrid (Eds)


Message 1: Pedagogical Reflections On Learning Languages In Instructed Settings: Usó-Juan, Ruiz-Madrid (Eds)
Date: 01-Oct-2008
From: Andy Nercessian <anercessianc-s-p.org>
Subject: Pedagogical Reflections On Learning Languages In Instructed Settings: Usó-Juan, Ruiz-Madrid (Eds)
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Title: Pedagogical Reflections On Learning Languages In Instructed
Settings
Published: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
                http://www.c-s-p.org

Editor: Esther Usó-Juan
Editor: Maria Noelia Ruiz-Madrid
Paperback: ISBN: 1847189997 Pages: 341 Price: U.K. £ 19.99
Abstract:

Pedagogical Reflections on Learning Languages in Instructed Settings is
intended to provide the latest pedagogical reflections that derive from
research in a variety of key areas within the discipline of language
learning. Thus, this volume aims at helping practising language teachers to
update their teaching methodology.

The book has fifteen chapters that are grouped around five sections. The
first section of the book includes three chapters, which outline past
approaches to language learning and highlight advances in our understanding
of how languages are likely to be learned and taught. These three chapters
provide the theoretical grounding for the rest of the volume by discussing
outstanding concepts in the language learning field, namely: those of
eclecticism (Chapter 1), communication (Chapter 2), and learner autonomy
(Chapter 3). The second section of the book contains three chapters, which
explore new directions in the field that have recently caught the attention
of language researchers and practitioners, namely: the Information and
Communication Technology (ICT) in language learning (Chapter 4) the use of
language corpora (Chapter 5) and finally, the use of the portfolio as a new
assessment tool responding to new pedagogical demands (Chapter 6). The
third section of the book consists of three chapters, which discuss the
role of learners' individual variables such as affect (Chapter 7), learning
styles (Chapter 8), and learning strategies (Chapter 9), crucial for
understanding the nature of language learning. The fourth section of the
book has five chapters and provides insights into understanding the nature
of the four language skills, that is to say, listening (Chapter 10),
speaking (Chapter 11), reading (Chapter 12) and writing (Chapter 13). This
section also addresses the issue of assessment with the aim of increasing
awareness on the duality teaching/assessing and its pedagogical dimension
(Chapter 14). The book concludes with the fifth section, which includes a
single chapter, that pulls all aforementioned topics together and
highlights connections to a student-centred approach, which involves a
reformulation of language teachers' teaching practices (Chapter 15).

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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