Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching

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Oxford University Press, 2000 - Foreign Language Study - 189 pages
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This book provides a practical overview of the most important methods in the field. Readers are drawn into classrooms where various teaching methods and approaches are being used. They are encouraged to reflect on their own beliefs and to develop their own approach to language teaching.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The GrammarTranslation Method
11
The Direct Method
23
The AudioLingual Method
35
The Silent Way
53
Desuggestopedia
73
Community Language Learning
89
Total Physical Response
107
Communicative Language Teaching
121
Contentbased Taskbased and Participatory Approaches
137
Learning Strategy Training Cooperative Learning and Multiple Intelligences
159
Conclusion
177
Appendix
191
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Dr. Diane Larsen-Freeman is a Professor of Education and Director of the English Language Institute at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She is also Distinguished Senior Faculty Fellow at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont. She has spoken and published widelyon the topics of teacher education, second language acquisition, English grammar, and language teaching methodology. In 1997, Dr. Larsen-Freeman was inducted into the Vermont Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 1999, she was named one of the ESL pioneers by ESL Magazine. In 2000, she received aLifetime Achievement Award from Heinle and Heinle Publishers.

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