LINGUIST List 31.3688

Tue Dec 01 2020

Books: The Art of Teaching Russian: Dengub, Dubinina, Merrill (eds.)

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Date: 03-Aug-2020
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Subject: The Art of Teaching Russian: Dengub, Dubinina, Merrill (eds.)
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Title: The Art of Teaching Russian
Published: 2020
Publisher: Georgetown University Press

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Editor: Evgeny Dengub
Editor: Irina Dubinina
Editor: Jason Merrill
Electronic: ISBN: 9781647120030 Pages: 416 Price: U.S. $ 99.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781647120016 Pages: 416 Price: U.S. $ 199.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781647120023 Pages: 416 Price: U.S. $ 99.95

The Art of Teaching Russian offers practitioners current research, pedagogical thinking, and specific methodologies for teaching the Russian language and culture in the twenty-first century. With contributions from the leading professionals in the field, this collection covers the most important aspects of teaching the Russian language.

The book begins with an overview of the past and current trends in foreign language education and in Russian instruction in the United States. Other topics include the effects of ACTFL's World-Readiness Standards on the field; different pedagogical approaches to teaching at various levels of proficiency; curriculum and materials development; and teaching Russian culture to develop students' intercultural competence. The collection concludes with a discussion on how to use technology in the Russian-language classroom to enhance students' learning.

The Art of Teaching Russian includes practical approaches for successful teaching, supported by original research. Teachers and graduate students will rely upon this collection to enhance their instruction.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Subject Language(s): Russian (rus)

Written In: English (eng)

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