A History of English Language Teaching
This book traces the history of English language teaching right up to the origins of the communicative approach, ending with a discussion of the impact of applied linguistics on language teaching in both America and Britain.
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The early years
Titlepage of Jacques Bellots English Schoolmaster 1580
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A. S. Hornby applied linguistics approach basic Basic English became Berlitz British Council called century classroom Comenius communicative course Daniel Jones David Abercrombie descriptive linguistics dialogues Dictionary Direct Method early edition England English Grammar English language teaching example Florio foreign language French German Gouin grammar-translation Henry Sweet Holyband Hornby Ibid ideas important interest Jespersen John John Wallis Johnson language learning large numbers later Latin learners lesson letters London Lowth m-groups manual Marcel Maximilian Berlitz methodology Michael West modern language mother tongue notion Ollendorff original orthography Oxford Palmer particular patterns Paul Passy pedagogical phoneticians phonetics Practical Study Prendergast principle pronunciation published pupils reading Reform Movement rules Sauveur Schoolmaster second language sentences speech spelling spoken language standard Sweet syllabus teacher teaching materials teaching of English technique textbook tradition translation University verbs Vietor vocabulary words writing written