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Title: The Handbook of Language Teaching
Edited By: Michael H Long
Catherine J Doughty
URL: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1405154896.html
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
Description:

Wiley-Blackwell is proud to announce the publication of the Handbook of
Language Teaching.

Bringing together an international and interdisciplinary team of
contributors, this Handbook is a wide-ranging and invaluable reference
guide to language teaching.

* A comprehensive reference work on language teaching, which combines the
latest research findings, coverage of core topics, and examples of teaching
experience from a variety of languages and settings
* Provides a unique breadth of coverage, including: the psycholinguistic
underpinnings of language learning; social, political, and educational
contexts; program design; materials writing and course design; teaching and
testing; teacher education; and assessment and evaluation
* Offers a balanced evaluation of the major positions and approaches,
including examining the increasingly important social and political context
of language teaching
* Written by an international and interdisciplinary group of authors from a
dozen different countries; English is only one of the many languages used
as examples throughout the volume

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Psycholinguistics
Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1405154896
ISBN-13: 9781405154895
Pages: 824
Prices: U.S. $ 209.95