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Title: ESL (ELL) Literacy Instruction
Subtitle: A Guidebook to Theory and Practice
Written By: Lee Gunderson

This comprehensive research-based text provides both ESL and mainstream
teachers with the background and expertise necessary to plan and implement
reading programs that match the particular needs and abilities of their
students. ESL (ELL) Literacy Instruction: A Guidebook for Theory and
Practice, Second Edition:

-applies current ESL and reading research and theory to practice

-is designed for use by pre-service and in-service teachers at all levels
from kindergarten to adult learners

-explains different models of literacy instruction from systematic phonics
to whole language instruction and includes specific teaching methods within
each model

-encourages teacher choice in instructional decisions and provides a
systematic rationale and approach for teachers to design their own teaching
programs within their own models of literacy

-addresses multicultural issues

Changes in the Second Edition include more research based discussions and
more practical teaching suggestions; updated coverage of views on reading
instruction for ESL/ELL students; new section on second-language theory and
research; new chapter on the importance of culture in second-language
literacy contexts; and information on how published resources can be
accessed on the Internet.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 041598971X
ISBN-13: 9780415989718
Pages: 312
Prices: U.S. $ 125.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415989728
ISBN-13: 9780415989725
Pages: 312
Prices: U.S. $ 39.95