Most popular ELT: teaching theory & methods books
The most popular ELT: teaching theory & methods books currently available. Updated weekly.
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A completely revised and updated edition of A Course in Language Teaching.
Learning Teaching is the essential guide for new teachers and is an invaluable resource for teacher training courses. It combines the basic principles of working in a language classroom with practical teaching advice, helping teachers plan and run successful activities, lessons and courses. This extended edition has been revised and restructured.
While Designing Tasks underpins this new title, the material has been thoroughly updated and includes four new chapters.
A new edition of a successful title, which has been fully revised and updated to reflect contemporary issues in curriculum.
A comprehensive and extensively researched overview of key issues in language teaching today.
For students of English language, linguistics or modern languages, this introduction explores second language (L2) learning in terms of five problems facing the L2 learner: 'breaking into' the language; associating forms with meanings; learning L2 syntax; learning L2 semantics; and learning about context of use.
Everything you need to know to teach EFL successfully
This second edition remains the most practical guide to testing language. It has a new chapter on testing young learners.
How to Teach Speaking will increase a teacher's knowledge on this crucial subject and provide ideas to take and use in class.
This prize-winning, readable introduction to research in language acquisition is recommended reading for second language teachers worldwide.
Comprehensively revised and updated to take account of the impact of technology on the field of materials development
Using a framework based on principles of teaching and learning, this guide for teachers and teacher trainees offers suggestions for helping learners at various levels of proficiency develop their reading and writing skills and fluency. It features applied principles, useful teaching techniques, and guidelines for testing and monitoring.
Combining research/theory with practice, this describes the steps involved in the language curriculum design process, elaborates and justifies these steps, and provides opportunities for practicing and applying them.
This title is for language teachers who are interested in the relationship between grammar and vocabulary, and who are looking for activities which focus on units of language, such as chunks and patterns.
A guide to going through an action research process. It addresses: action research and how it differs from other forms of research; the steps involved in developing an action research project; ways of developing a research focus; methods of data collection; approaches to data analysis; and, making sense of action research for classroom action.
Tried and tested teaching tips for language teachers.
Instant English lessons learn in a flash! TEFL Lesson Plans For Dummies is a ready-made course manual for TEFL teachers. With fully fleshed-out lessons, activities, tools, games, and resources, this book contains what is essentially an instant TEFL course.
This new edition of Teaching Pronunciation - a reference and activity book in one - has been revised to reflect recent research into the sound system of North American English, as well as new practices in pronunciation pedagogy. Audio CDs with additional examples are now packaged with the book.
An accessible introduction to functional grammar', providing students of language and linguistics with a user-friendly overview of the theoretical and practical aspects of the systemic functional grammar model.
This book provides teachers with an entirely new approach to developing and using classroom-based language assessments. This approach is based on current theory and practice in the field of language assessment and on an understanding of the assessment needs of classroom teachers.
This Dictionary is an essential tool for students of applied linguistics, language teaching, TEFL, and introductory courses in general linguistics and explains those difficult theoretical terms which students may encounter across these fields.
An alternative approach to teaching Grammar in the classroom.
MINDSET, the multi-level course from the organisation that produces the IELTS test, develops students' English skills and leaves them fully prepared for test day.
How to Teach Grammar is a practical guide to teaching grammar, with a task file designed to make grammar less mysterious and more understandable.
This is a complete basic course in English phonetics and phonology.
A complete and essential activity-based guide to ELT classroom management.
ETpedia Materials Writing is a complete reference guide to writing ELT materials, with 500 ideas to support and aid writers, teachers and students.
The book provides practical ideas for planning lessons, with clear explanations. Easy exercises encourage teachers to understand factors affecting grammatical choices, transferring that knowledge to their students. Analysis of real learner errors from the Cambridge Corpus develops teachers' ability to deal with students' common mistakes.
This book will develop readers' understanding of children are being taught a foreign language.
ETpedia Teenagers provides 500 ideas for teaching English to teenagers, with practical activities and insights to help you understand, motivate and support your teenage students.
ETpedia Grammar is a one-stop resource for teaching English language grammar. It's full of practical ideas, inspiration, tips, and classroom activities.
The How to Teach Vocabulary looks at all stanges from how to teach words to word chunks and building adn testing students vocabulary
Making Connections Level 4 Teacher's Manual contains teaching suggestions for each activity type as well as a complete answer key. Photocopiable unit tests contain additional thematic readings and assess how well students have learned the unit's reading skills and the unit's target vocabulary.