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ISBN-13: 978-1111351694 ISBN-10: 1111351694 Edition: 4th

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  • Paperback: 720 pages
  • Publisher: Heinle ELT; 4 edition (January 23, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1111351694
  • ISBN-13: 978-1111351694
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 8.2 x 10.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #98,518 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From the Author

The following chapters are new to this edition:
  • Principles of Instructed Second Language Learning
  • Teaching English in the Context of World Englishes
  • Fluency-Oriented Second Language Teaching
  • Developing Engaged Second Language Readers
  • Spoken Grammar
  • Assessment in Second Language Classrooms
  • Tools and Techniques in Effective Second Language Teaching
  • Teaching Language Through Discourse
  • Task-Based Language Teaching and Learning
  • Motivation in Second Language Learning
  • Teaching Young Learners in ESL and EFL Settings

From the Back Cover

  • New and revised contributions from forty-six well-known scholars and practitioners offer a variety of perspectives on language teaching and learning and an expanded focus on teaching in international contexts.
  • Each chapter lists questions, activities, and useful references.
  • The Website for the text includes resources for extra information, expanded biographies of authors, and a glossary of key terms.

More About the Author

Donna M. Brinton retired in November 2006 from her position in the Department of Applied Linguistics & TESL at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) to devote more time to her work in international teacher development. From 2009-2012, she was employed as a Senior Lecturer in the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California, where she designed and taught online classes in the MAT-TESOL Program. During her 27 years of service at UCLA, she served in the capacities of Academic Coordinator of the UCLA ESL Service Courses, Lecturer in Applied Linguistics, and Associate Director of UCLA's Center for World Languages. She is the co-author and co-editor of several professional texts including Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language (4th ed.), Content-Based Second Language Instruction, The Content-Based Classroom, Teaching Pronunciation, New Ways in Content-Based Instruction, New Ways in ESP, Heritage Language Education: A New Field Emerging, and The Linguistic Structure of Modern English. She has also co-authored several English language textbooks, on-line content-based lessons for EFL learners (http://exchanges.state.gov/forum/journal), and numerous articles in refereed journals and edited texts. For twelve years she also co-edited The CATESOL Journal. She has conducted short-term international teacher training and program evaluation in Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, New Zealand, China, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Brazil, Israel, Senegal, Mali, South Africa, Mozambique, Madagascar, Mauritius, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, India, Syria, Lebanon, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Libya, the Dominican Republic, and Curacao.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Monica A Hernandez on May 16, 2014
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PLEASE FIX THE BINDING FOR YOUR NEXT EDITION! IT FALLS APART EASILY! OTHER THAN THAT, IT HAS BEEN A GREAT HELP IN MY TESOL CLASSES!
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It handles the techniques through a meticulous inspection of even the ancient techniques and the contemporary ones. Each section has further studying suggestions for teachers. Furthermore, the language is very pure so that any L2 learner or teacher may get benefited from it easily.
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This book is a keeper. This book have amazing strategies for ESL teachers. As a ESL teacher, I use this book a lot.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Luís on March 15, 2014
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I chose this book because it contains many interesting and updated information about ELT. I recommend for all teachers who want to learn about English teaching.
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By Bud on October 2, 2014
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Better than expected!
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By sarah on October 21, 2014
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Very good book
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2 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on December 29, 2013
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good book
easy to understand
very informative
recommended for those are seeking to teach in non English speaking countries (asia or Africa)
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