Fully updated. An accessible introduction to different methods and
approaches in language teaching. Provides practical, step-by-step
guidance for new teachers. Clear and jargon-free. Suitable for
in-service and initial teacher training, and pre-course reading for
MA students. Introduces more experienced teachers to new approaches
and teaching ideas. Cartoons and illustrations, redrawn for this
A fully revised and updated edition of this popular introduction to
language teaching methodology, which describes different methods
and approaches in language teaching. It provides practical,
step-by-step guidance for new teachers and introduces more
experienced teachers to new approaches and teaching ideas.
Teaching Techniques in English as a Second Language
Abmessung: 244mm x 165mm x 23mm
"The authors succinctly capture the essence of each method's guiding principles and perspective on the larger question of how languages are learned...this volume is a clearly written introduction to language teaching methods that includes many concrete examples and practical advice for teachers."--Linguist List
Dr. Diane Larsen-Freeman is a Professor of Education and Director of the English Language Institute at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She is also Distinguished Senior Faculty Fellow at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont. She has spoken and published widely on the topics of teacher education, second language acquisition, English grammar, and language teaching methodology. In 1997, Dr. Larsen-Freeman was inducted into the Vermont Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 1999, she was named one of the ESL pioneers by ESL Magazine. In 2000, she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Heinle and Heinle Publishers.