English Language Teacher Development Series

Thomas S. C. Farrell, Series Editor


What’s the latest research, and how do I use it my classroom? Keeping updated is an ongoing task for a profession that continually reinvents itself. These short, accessible reference books are of immediate relevance to practicing teachers in ESL, EFL, EIL, and ESOL classrooms. These small, but mighty books, are Ideal for ESOL master’s programs and skills courses.

 

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Classroom Interaction for Language Teachers
Steve Walsh


Classroom Interaction for Language Teachers uses authentic classroom transcripts and provides practical strategies to help both teachers and learners develop the interactional competence to create more engaged, dynamic classrooms and more active, attentive learners. ...Details

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Classroom Research for Language Teachers
Tim Stewart


This easy-to-follow guide demystifies the process of classroom research and gives teachers the confidence to get started....Details

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Content-Based Instruction
Margo DelliCarpini and Orlando B. Alonso


This book is a comprehensive overview of how to teach Content-Based Instruction in an easy-to-follow guide that language teachers will find very practical for their own contexts. ...Details

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Cooperative Learning and Teaching
G. M. Jacobs and H. Kimura


In and out of the classroom, life would be unthinkable without interacting with fellow humans. This book urges more cooperative and group activities in the English language classroom....Details

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Language Classroom Assessment
Liying Cheng
Language Classroom Assessment is a comprehensive overview of different forms of language classroom assessment and practical applications that support students' learning in any context....Details

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Language Classroom Assessment
Liying Cheng
Language Classroom Assessment is a comprehensive overview of different forms of language classroom assessment and practical applications that support students' learning in any context....Details

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Language Teacher Professional Development
Thomas S. C. Farrell
Language Teacher Professional Development provides useful insights about the many kinds of training and discusses the practices you can engage in to ensure your own growth, including team teaching, action research, and teaching portfolios. Learn about the different stages of professional development, what approaches are right for you, and how you can sustain your growth throughout your career....Details

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Lesson Planning
Nikki Ashcraft


Effective teaching begins with effective lesson planning. Lesson Planning takes a complex, often abstract process and makes it an accessible and concrete practice for language teachers in any context....Details

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Managing the Language Classroom
Phil Quirke


Classroom Management is the ability to create and maintain a conducive, collaborative learning environment with and for students. Learn how to unpack the complexity behind a teacher's daily classroom work and channel tacit knowledge into a well-designed, productive learning environments....Details

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Materials Development
Steve Mann and Fiona Copland


Materials play a significant part in lessons, so it is important that these materials fit for purpose. Mann and Copland have elicited and included comments and suggestions from several teachers, teacher educators, and coursebook experts to illustrate their discussions and to bring the practitioner voice into play....Details

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Motivation in the Language Classroom
Willy A. Renandya


This book discusses the five elements of motivation-the teacher, teaching methodology, the text, the task, and the test-and explores how to use these "5 Ts" to impact student motivation. ...Details

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Reflective Teaching
Thomas S. C. Farrell


Thomas Farrell's Reflective Teaching outlines four principles that take teachers from just doing reflection to making it a way of being. ...Details

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English Language Teachers as Program Administrators
Dan J. Tannacito
Tannacito shows teachers the pathway to becoming English language program administrators (ELPAs) and the myriad benefits they can derive....Details

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Teaching Digital Literacies
Joel Bloch and Mark J. Wilkinson


This book provides a comprehensive overview of literacy and the new technologies in an easy to follow guide that language teachers will find very practical for their own contexts. ...Details

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Teaching English as an International Language
Ali Fuad Selvi and Bedrettin Yazan

English has unquestionably become a global phenomenon, generating a fundamental discussion of EIL pedagogy for English language teaching practitioners around the world. ...Details

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Teaching English for Academic Purposes
Ilka Kostka and Susan Olmstead-Wang


This easy-to-follow guide shows how learning academic language can be achieved by developing a set of skills that can be honed with practice, effective instruction, and motivation....Details

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Teaching English to Young Learners
Helen Emery and Sarah Rich


Teaching English to Young Learners provides specific tasks, strategies, and activities to show you how to establish the kind of reflective teaching that helps your students develop fluency and accuracy in the English language. ...Details

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Teaching Grammar
William J. Crawford


This easy-to-follow guide defines grammar, shows corpus linguistics as a useful tool, covers basic grammar research, and addresses important components of teaching grammar. ...Details

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Teaching Listening
Ekaterina Nemtchinova


Presenting up-to-date research and theoretical issues associated with second language listening, Nemtchinova explains how these new findings inform everyday teaching and offers practical suggestions for classroom instruction. ...Details

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Teaching Pronunciation
John Murphy


Murphy provides a comprehensive overview of teaching pronunciation with a focus on thought groups and prominence. ...Details

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Teaching Reading
Richard R. Day


Teaching Reading uncovers the interactive processes that happen when people learn to read and translates them into a comprehensive easy-to-follow guide on how to teach reading. ...Details

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Teaching Vocabulary
Michael Lessard-Clouston


Teachers who find the task of teaching English vocabulary a little daunting are not alone! This book presents important issues from recent vocabulary research and theory so that teachers may approach teaching vocabulary in a principled, thoughtful way. ...Details

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Teaching Writing
Zuzana Tomas, Ilka Kostka, and Jennifer A. Mott-Smith


The authors of Teaching Writing draw on their years of teaching and their knowledge of theory and research to present major concepts in teaching L2 writing. ...Details

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