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.
While Designing Tasks underpins this new title, the material has been thoroughly updated and includes four new chapters.
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.
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.
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.
This second edition remains the most practical guide to testing language. It has a new chapter on testing young learners.
Comprehensively revised and updated to take account of the impact of technology on the field of materials development
How to Teach Speaking will increase a teacher's knowledge on this crucial subject and provide ideas to take and use in class.
Everything you need to know to teach EFL successfully
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 prize-winning, readable introduction to research in language acquisition is recommended reading for second language teachers worldwide.
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.
An alternative approach to teaching Grammar in the classroom.
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.
Tried and tested teaching tips for language teachers.
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 is a fully revised and updated version of a classic title.
This book synthesises current theory and research on L2 motivation in the EFL Japanese context covering topics such as the issues of cultural identity, demotivation, language communities, positive psychology, possible L2 selves and internationalisation within a key EFL context.
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 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.
ETpedia Materials Writing is a complete reference guide to writing ELT materials, with 500 ideas to support and aid writers, teachers and students.
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.
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.
This is a complete basic course in English phonetics and phonology.
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.
A complete and essential activity-based guide to ELT classroom management.
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.
This book will develop readers' understanding of children are being taught a foreign language.
ETpedia Grammar is a one-stop resource for teaching English language grammar. It's full of practical ideas, inspiration, tips, and classroom activities.