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Title: Thinking about Language Teaching
Subtitle: Selected articles 1982-2011
Written By: Michael Swan

A selection of Michael Swan's best known published articles on the theory and
practice of teaching English as a foreign language.

Each article in this collection begins with a short introduction by Michael Swan
explaining the context in which he originally wrote it. Consequently, the articles
not only address topics that remain highly relevant to language teachers today,
but also provide a historical perspective on developments within the field.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780194442813
Pages: 230
Prices: U.K. £ 20.00