Classroom Practice Series

Maria Dantas-Whitney, Sarah Rilling, and Lisa Savova, Series Editors

The TESOL Classroom Practice series capture the dynamics of the contemporary ESOL classroom. It showcases curricula, materials, tasks, and activities reflecting emerging trends in language education and seeks to build localized language teaching and learning theories based on teachers’ and students’ unique experiences. Each volume in this series focuses on a particular communicative competency or learning environment.

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Adult Language Learners: Context and Innovation
Ann F. V. Smith and Gregory Strong, editors
This volume focuses on classroom practices that are particularly successful with adults, and it provides a range of ideas and techniques that can be easily adapted to your own teaching context....Details

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Applications of Task-Based Learning in TESOL
Ali Shehadeh and Christine Coombe
This volume shows how teachers can use tasks as teaching tools to build a sense of community, develop critical thinking skills, increase cultural awareness, and encourage cooperation....Details

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Authenticity in Language Classroom & Beyond: Adult Learners
Sarah Rilling and Maria Dantas-Whitney, editors
This volume highlights how teachers have the ability to transform language instruction from a mechanical learning experience to a dynamic interaction to assist learners in reaching real-world goals....Details

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Authenticity in Language Classroom and Beyond: Children and
Maria Dantas-Whitney and Sarah Rilling
This volume presents instructional practices that connect language learning experiences to the everyday lives of young learners, establishing what counts as authentic language in diverse settings....Details

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Effective Second Language Writing
Susan Kasten
This volume of ideas, activities, and insights will enable ESL teachers to help their writing students find purposeful voices that resonate across countries, customs, disciplines, and cultures....Details

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Insights on Teaching Speaking in TESOL
Tim Stewart, Editor
The 16 practitioner narratives in this volume shed light on contemporary ESOL classroom practice in teaching speaking and provide practical applications for implementing new ways of teaching speaking....Details

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Integrating Language and Content
Jon Nordmeyer and Susan Barduhn
In this volume, contributors describe practical examples of integrating language and content in classrooms around the world, helping students achieve their goals of learning English for specific purposes....Details

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Language Games: Innovative Activities for Teaching English
Maureen Snow Andrade
This volume describes a variety of innovative games used in language classrooms globally that will increase motivation, provide authentic and meaningful language practice, and infuse the classroom with fun....Details

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Multilevel and Diverse Classrooms
Brad Baurain and Phan Le Ha
The volume presents practices of teachers who thrive in multilevel classrooms, considering diversity not only in language skills and proficiencies, but also in learning styles, purposes, and contexts....Details

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Pragmatics: Teaching Natural Conversation
Noël R. Houck and Donna H. Tatsuki, Editors
This volume provides a range of activities to put to immediate use in the classroom, as students learn skills such as turn-taking, apologies, compliments and compliment responses, and use of responders....Details

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Teaching Listening: Voices From the Field
Nikki Ashcraft and Anh Tran
This volume provides innovative ways to address the specific listening problems emerging at different levels of education around the world through a variety and range of listening activities. ...Details

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Using Textbooks Effectively
Lilia Savova
This volume answers the question, "How can teachers teach the students, not the book?", providing strategies for adapting textbooks for different purposes and providing examples of effective classroom applications....Details

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