Language teaching theory & methods

    Language Learner Autonomy

    By David Little

    Paperback £28.67

    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.

    Going Performative in Intercultural Education

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    Contributors from various contexts explore the extent to which performative approaches, emphasising the role of the body as a learning medium, can achieve deep intercultural learning and create rich opportunities for intercultural encounters that transport students beyond the parameters of conventional approaches to language and culture education.

    Languages of the World

    By Asya Pereltsvaig

    Paperback £27.80

    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.

    Teaching Chinese as an International Language

    By Yeng-Seng Goh

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    China has risen in international prominence in recent decades, leading to a dramatic surge in the number of aspiring students of Chinese across the globe. Goh's lively account explores the spread of global Chinese, and the teaching of Chinese as an international language to English-speaking learners from a Singapore perspective.

    Complete Middle Egyptian

    By Richard Bussmann

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    A complete course on reading and understanding Egyptian hieroglyphs, designed for absolute beginners and built around authentic artefacts and texts.

    Conceptualising Integration in CLIL and Multilingual Educati

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    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.

    Can Creative Writing Really Be Taught?

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    " New chapters on identity and activism Can Creative Writing Really Be Taught? is supported by a companion website at www.bloomsbury.com, including extensive links to online resources, teaching case studies and lesson plans"

    Complete Guide to the Theory and Practice of Materials Devel

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    This is a book which provides post-graduate students, researchers, materials developers and teachers with everything they need to know about materials development for language learning, both for the development of paper and of digital materials.

    Complexity in Classroom Foreign Language Learning Motivation

    By Richard J. Sampson

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    This book explores how complex systems theory can contribute to the understanding of classroom language learner motivation through an extended examination of the dynamic conditions operating in a foreign language classroom in Japan. Its reflexive, narrative approach shines light on the evolving nature of research and role of the researcher.

    Talking About Global Migration

    By Theresa Catalano

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    This book features stories from interviews with over 70 migrants from 41 countries, examining the language they use when talking about their migration experiences. The book interprets common themes from the stories using metaphor and metonymy analysis to lead to more nuanced understandings of migration that have implications for language...

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