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Most popular ELT: teaching theory & methods books

The most popular ELT: teaching theory & methods books currently available. Updated weekly.
Teaching Tenses
Stride Ahead: An Aid to Comprehension
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Course in English Language Teaching
A completely revised and updated edition of A Course in Language Teaching.
Learning Teaching 3rd Edition Student's Book Pack
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.
Task-Based Language Teaching
While Designing Tasks underpins this new title, the material has been thoroughly updated and includes four new chapters.
Curriculum Development in Language Teaching
A new edition of a successful title, which has been fully revised and updated to reflect contemporary issues in curriculum.
Key Issues in Language Teaching
A comprehensive and extensively researched overview of key issues in language teaching today.
How Second Languages are Learned: An Introduction
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.
Teach English as a Foreign Language: Teach Yourself (New Edition): Book
Everything you need to know to teach EFL successfully
Outcomes Advanced with Access Code and Class DVD
Testing for Language Teachers
This second edition remains the most practical guide to testing language. It has a new chapter on testing young learners.
How to Teach Speaking
How to Teach Speaking will increase a teacher's knowledge on this crucial subject and provide ideas to take and use in class.
How Languages are Learned
This prize-winning, readable introduction to research in language acquisition is recommended reading for second language teachers worldwide.
Materials Development in Language Teaching
Comprehensively revised and updated to take account of the impact of technology on the field of materials development
Teaching ESL/EFL Reading and Writing
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.
Language Curriculum Design
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.
Lexical Grammar: Activities for Teaching Chunks and Exploring Patterns
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.
Doing Action Research in English Language Teaching: A Guide for Practitioners
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.
Exploring Language Assessment and Testing: Language in Action
Penny Ur's 100 Teaching Tips: Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers
Tried and tested teaching tips for language teachers.
Applying Linguistics in the Classroom: A Sociocultural Approach
TEFL Lesson Plans For Dummies
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.
Mapping Applied Linguistics: A Guide for Students and Practitioners
Teaching Pronunciation Paperback with Audio CDs (2): A Course Book and Reference Guide
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.
Introducing Functional Grammar
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.
Language Assessment for Classroom Teachers: Classroom-based language assessments: why, when, what and how?
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.
Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics
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.
Doing Corpus Linguistics
Teaching Grammar from Rules to Reasons: Practical Ideas and Advice for Working with Grammar in the Classroom
An alternative approach to teaching Grammar in the classroom.
Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts
Mindset for IELTS Level 3 Teacher's Book with Class Audio: An Official Cambridge IELTS Course
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
How to Teach Grammar is a practical guide to teaching grammar, with a task file designed to make grammar less mysterious and more understandable.
English Phonetics and Phonology Paperback with Audio CDs (2): A Practical Course
This is a complete basic course in English phonetics and phonology.
Classroom Management Techniques
A complete and essential activity-based guide to ELT classroom management.
ETpedia Materials Writing: 500 Ideas for Creating English Language Materials
ETpedia Materials Writing is a complete reference guide to writing ELT materials, with 500 ideas to support and aid writers, teachers and students.
Grammar for English Language Teachers
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.
Teaching Languages to Young Learners
This book will develop readers' understanding of children are being taught a foreign language.
Practical Phonetics and Phonology: A Resource Book for Students
Teaching Young Language Learners
Teaching and Researching: Motivation
Pragmatics for Language Educators: A Sociolinguistic Perspective
Doing Research in Applied Linguistics: Realities, dilemmas, and solutions
Bilingualism in Schools and Society: Language, Identity, and Policy, Second Edition
Salience in Second Language Acquisition
ETpedia Teenagers: 500 ideas for teaching English to teenagers
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: 500 ideas and activities for teaching grammar
ETpedia Grammar is a one-stop resource for teaching English language grammar. It's full of practical ideas, inspiration, tips, and classroom activities.
Gold B1+ Pre-First New Edition Teacher's Book with Portal access and Teacher's Resource Disc Pack
How to Teach Vocabulary
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: Skills and Strategies for Academic Reading
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.
Introducing Language and Intercultural Communication