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Title: Materials and Methods in ELT
Written By: Jo McDonough
Christopher Shaw
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/book.asp?ref=0631227369
Series Title: A Teacher's Guide
Description:

Materials and Methods in ELT, Second Edition offers a comprehensive and practical introduction to central themes in the principles and practice of Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language.

- Offers a comprehensive and practical introduction to central themes in the principles and practice of Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language.
- Features a number of new sections, including task-based learning, the use of the internet, and teacher-research, as well as new samples from current teaching materials.
- Includes an appendix with a selected list of key websites for teachers and students.
- This second edition has been completely revised and updated.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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