The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Applied Linguistics: A Handbook for Language Teaching

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Keith Johnson, Helen Johnson
Wiley, Mar 12, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 389 pages
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This volume provides an up-to-date and comprehensive reference guide to the key concepts, ideas, movements, and trends of applied linguistics for language teaching.

With over 300 hundred entries of varying length, the volume includes essential coverage of language, language learning, and language teaching. Written in an accessible style, the entries draw attention to the practical teaching implications of the ideas under discussion, and contain selected bibliographical information for further guided reading.

The volume will be invaluable to students of applied linguistics, language teaching, TESOL, and related subject areas.

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Keith Johnson is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics and Modern English at Lancaster University, having worked previously at the Universities of Reading and Essex. He has written a number of books, both textbooks for the teaching of EFL and theoretical background books, including Language Teaching as Skill Learning (Blackwell, 1996). He is the founder editor of the journal Language Teaching Research.

Helen Johnson has worked as Senior Lecturer in English at the Britannia Royal Naval College and at Ealing College of Higher Education (now Thames Valley University). She has undertaken various consultancies abroad and has written a number of articles and textbooks in the field. Her areas of interest include methodology and teacher education.

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