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Author Spiro, Jane.

Title Changing Methodologies in TESOL [electronic resource].

Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource (257 pages).
Series Edinburgh Textbooks in TESOL
Edinburgh textbooks in TESOL.
Contents Title Page; Imprint; Contents; USEFUL ABBREVIATIONS; TEACHING CASE STUDIES; Series Editors' Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 The Meaning of Methods; SECTION ONE: METHODS AND THE LANGUAGE LEARNER; 2 Learning Theories and Methods; 3 The place of the learner in methods; SECTION TWO: THE LANGUAGE IN METHODS; 4 Grammar in Methods; 5 Vocabulary in Methods; 6 Teacher knowledge and the four language skills: understanding written and spoken language; 7 Methods and principles for integrating the four skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening; SECTION THREE: THE WORLD IN THE CLASSROOM.
8 Multiple literacies: professional, academic and web literacies in methods9 Cultural competences in methods; 10 Windows into TESOL classrooms: where are we and where are we going?; Bibliography; INDEX.
Summary Covering core topics from vocabulary and grammar to teaching, writing speaking and listening, this textbook shows you how to link research to practice in TESOL methodology. It emphasises how current understandings have impacted on the language classroom worldwide and investigates the meaning of 'methods' and 'methodology' and the importance of these for the teacher: as well as the underlying assumptions and beliefs teachers bring to bear in their practice. By introducing you to language teaching approaches, you will explore the way these are influenced by developments in our understanding of l.
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Subject English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.
English language -- Study and teaching -- Methodology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Spiro, Jane. Changing Methodologies in TESOL. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2013 9780748646203
ISBN 9780748677627