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Most popular Language teaching theory & methods books

The most popular Language teaching theory & methods books currently available. Updated weekly.
IELTS Academic Writing 8+: How to write high-scoring 8+ answers for the IELTS exam. Packed full of examples, practice questions and top tips.
Researching Chinese Language Education: Functional Linguistic Perspectives
How Languages are Learned
This prize-winning, readable introduction to research in language acquisition is recommended reading for second language teachers worldwide.
Testing for Language Teachers
This second edition remains the most practical guide to testing language. It has a new chapter on testing young learners.
Materials Development in Language Teaching
Comprehensively revised and updated to take account of the impact of technology on the field of materials development
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.
Exploring Language Assessment and Testing: Language in Action
Italian Tutor: Grammar and Vocabulary Workbook (Learn Italian with Teach Yourself): Advanced beginner to upper intermediate course
Master Italian grammar and broaden your vocabulary with your very own Italian Tutor. This contemporary interactive workbook features 200 activities across a range of grammar and vocabulary points with clear goals, concise explanations, and real-world tasks.
Forward with Classics: Classical Languages in Schools and Communities
Routledge Handbook of Language Testing
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.
CLIL Activities with CD-ROM: A Resource for Subject and Language Teachers
Innovative activities for Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) teachers and trainee teachers.
Swedish Tutor: Grammar and Vocabulary Workbook (Learn Swedish with Teach Yourself): Advanced beginner to upper intermediate course
Master Swedish grammar and broaden your vocabulary with your very own Swedish Tutor. This contemporary interactive workbook features 200 activities across a range of grammar and vocabulary points with clear goals, concise explanations, and real-world tasks.
IELTS General Training & Academic Study & Practice Guide: The ULTIMATE test preparation revision workbook covering the listening, reading, writing and speaking elements for the International English Language Test System (IELTS).
Teaching and Researching: Motivation
Content-Based Foreign Language Teaching: Curriculum and Pedagogy for Developing Advanced Thinking and Literacy Skills
Teaching and Researching: Autonomy in Language Learning
Language Learner Autonomy: Theory, Practice and Research
This book combines detailed accounts of classroom practice with empirical and case-study research and a wide-ranging engagement with applied linguistic and pedagogical theory. Points for discussion encourage readers to relate the argument of each chapter to their own context, and the book concludes with some reflections on teacher education.
Key Issues in the Teaching of Spanish Pronunciation: From Description to Pedagogy
Choosing and Using Fiction and Non-Fiction 3-11: A Comprehensive Guide for Teachers and Student Teachers
Verbal Aspect in the Greek of the New Testament, with Reference to Tense and Mood
Identity and Language Learning: Extending the Conversation
This second edition of Norton's classic text on language learning and identity will bring her ground-breaking ideas to a new generation of students, teachers and researchers. Featuring a comprehensive Introduction and an Afterword by Claire Kramsch, this new edition integrates research, theory and classroom practice.
Teaching Foreign Languages for Tourism: Research and Practice
This book highlights the interdisciplinary nature of the tourism phenomenon, its outstanding socio-economic character and its importance for language learning and teaching focussing on theories about second language acquisition, teaching experiences and research findings in different fields of applied linguistics.
Teaching and Researching Language Learning Strategies: Self-Regulation in Context, Second Edition
"First edition published 2011 by Pearson Education Limited."
Linguistica hispanica actual: Guia didactica y materiales de apoyo
Preceded by: Introducciaon a la lingeuaistica hispaanica actual: teoraia y praactica / Javier Muanoz-Basols, Nina Moreno, Inma Taboada and Manel Lacorte. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2017. 9781138209213
Languages of the World: An Introduction
Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, this textbook introduces readers to the rich diversity of human languages, familiarizing students with the variety and typology of languages around the world. An essential resource for undergraduate courses on language typology, historical linguistics and general linguistics.
Introduction to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching
Intelligibility, Oral Communication, and the Teaching of Pronunciation
Ideal for language teachers and researchers who are interested in pronunciation teaching, and especially in the reasons why various pronunciation features should and should not be taught. Levis explains the importance of intelligibility in pronunciation teaching, and practically describes its importance for foreign and second language teaching.
Updating Perspectives on English Language Teaching and Teacher Education
This volume aims at updating perspectives on English language teaching and teacher education, with a special focus on the Turkish EFL context. The book will be of value to scholars, prospective and practicing teachers in the TESOL field.
Teacher Education in Computer-Assisted Language Learning: A Sociocultural and Linguistic Perspective
Eyes on China: An Intermediate-Advanced Reader of Modern Chinese
Visualising Multilingual Lives: More Than Words
Language Learning and Teaching in a Multilingual World
Action-oriented Approach: A Dynamic Vision of Language Education
Choosing and Using Fiction and Non-Fiction 3-11: A Comprehensive Guide for Teachers and Student Teachers
Second Language Literacy Practices and Language Learning Outside the Classroom
Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics: A Practical Introduction
Written in a clear, informal style for graduate students and practicing teachers embarking on their first qualitative research study in applied linguistics, leading authors introduce the principal research approaches and data creation methods to offer novice researchers an easy-to-follow and straightforward guide to qualitative inquiry.
Pedagogical Grammar
Spanish Tutor: Grammar and Vocabulary Workbook (Learn Spanish with Teach Yourself): Advanced beginner to upper intermediate course
Master Spanish grammar and broaden your vocabulary with your very own Spanish Tutor. This contemporary interactive workbook features 200 activities across a range of grammar and vocabulary points with clear goals, concise explanations, and real-world tasks.
Teacher Development in Action: Understanding Language Teachers' Conceptual Change
Bringing together multiple sources of data and combining existing theories across language teacher cognition, teacher education, second language motivation and psychology, this empirically-grounded analysis of teacher development in action offers new insights into the complex and dynamic nature of language teachers' conceptual change.
Second Language Learning and Language Teaching: Fifth Edition
Preparing Teachers to Teach English as an International Language
This book explores ways to prepare teachers to teach English as an International Language, and provides theoretically-grounded models for EIL-informed teacher education. It includes two chapters that present a theoretical approach to EIL teacher education, followed by descriptions of field-tested teacher education programs, courses and activities.
Teaching Language and Promoting Citizenship
Teaching Language and Promoting Citizenship
Phonetics, Phonology & Pronunciation for the Language Classroom
This lively, interactive book tackles an often intimidating subject with humour and enthusiasm, providing language teachers with the essential knowledge they need to teach pronunciation to speakers of other languages. Blending applied linguistics theory with practical experience of the classroom, this is an indispensable companion for teachers.
Research Methods for Language Teaching: Inquiry, Process, and Synthesis
The book's accessible style and content encourage language teachers to become part of a community focused on inquiry, equipping them with relevant terminology and concepts for their own teaching and research (inquiry, data collection, data analysis, bringing it all together).
Conceptualising Integration in CLIL and Multilingual Education
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is a form of education that combines language and content learning objectives. This volume focuses on conceptualising integration, exploring it from three intersecting perspectives concerning curriculum and pedagogic planning, participant perceptions and classroom practices.
Standards of English in Higher Education: Issues, Challenges and Strategies
Essential reading for policymakers, senior university managers, university English language providers, admissions bodies, and the many academics who find themselves teaching students who struggle to cope with the language demands of their degree courses, this book identifies and clarifies key issues and challenges, and recommends strategies for addressing them.
Language Teacher Psychology
This book examines teachers and their psychology from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives. It covers well-established areas of teacher psychology plus areas that have only recently begun to be explored. The 19 chapters in this volume make a significant contribution to the emerging field of language teacher psychology.
Comunicacion Mediada por Techologia / Technology Mediated Communication: Aprendizaje y Ensenanza de la Lengua
This Spanish language volume responds to the needs of Spanish speaking practitioners in the area of Second and Foreign Language Learning who are interested in integrating technologies in the classroom but may not be fluent readers of English.