Publisher description for The Cambridge guide to pedagogy and practice in second language teaching / edited by Jack C. Richards, Anne Burns.


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This collection of original articles provides a state-of-the-art overview of key issues and approaches in contemporary language teaching. Written by internationally prominent researchers, educators, and emerging scholars, the chapters are grouped into five sections: rethinking our understanding of teaching, learner diversity and classroom learning, pedagogical approaches and practices, components of the curriculum, and media and materials. Each chapter covers key topics in teaching methodology such as reflective pedagogy, teaching large classes, outcomes-based language learning, speaking instruction, and technology in the classroom. Chapters assume no particular background knowledge and are written in an accessible style.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.
Second language acquisition -- Study and teaching.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / English as a Second Language. -- bisacsh