For the teacher who wishes to combine grammar teaching with a broadly communicative methodology, this is an invaluable resource. It contains a collection of imaginative and interesting grammar practice activities suitable for a wide range of levels and ages. Part one provides: * a detailed introduction to grammar teaching * guidelines for the design of activities * practical hints on effective classroom presentation. Part two contains: * almost 200 game-like activities for practising important or problematical aspects of English grammar, with detailed descriptions of procedure * sample texts and visuals which may be photocopied for immediate use.
A completely revised and updated edition of A Course in Language Teaching. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to English language teaching, and is suitable for teachers in a variety of educational settings, including compulsory education. It has been completely revised and updated to include essential new topics for the modern English language teacher, including English as an international language, Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and using digital materials. It is ideal for initial teacher training and as a reference guide for practising teachers. The book combines theory and practice, with each unit containing tasks that encourage reflection and discussion, plus action tasks such as classroom observation and practice.
This important course provides a comprehensive basic introduction to teaching languages, for use in pre-service or early experience settings. It can be used by groups of teachers working with a trainer, or as a self-study resource. The Trainee's Book provides all the tasks given in the main book but without background information, bibliographies, notes or solutions. It is suitable for those studying on a trainer-led course, where feedback is readily available.
Discussions and More is an updated version of the classic handbook Discussions that Work and an invaluable resource for teachers who want to provide learners with a varied range of successful speaking activities. This second edition takes into account the changes in approaches to ELT over the last thirty years which means that, as well as containing updated versions of old favourites, the book has a much greater range of oral fluency activities from game-like activities to debates and presentations. It includes many new activities suitable for younger learners and lower level learners, making is suitable for a wide range of teaching contexts where teachers are keen to develop learners' speaking skills. Activities are meaningful and motivating, require minimal preparation and result in high interaction.
Tried and tested teaching tips for language teachers. This practical ebook, with its clear and accessible style, will be useful to many teachers, whether trainee, novice or experienced, in a variety of contexts. It provides a set of 100 hands-on tips on 19 different areas of classroom teaching, including using a coursebook, giving and checking homework, classroom discipline, testing and assessment. The clear and concise advice is accompanied by brief explanatory notes based on the author's extensive teaching experience.
"In addition, the book comes with a CD-ROM which contains: - All the classroom material from the book in A4 size, ready to be printed out and photocopied ; - All the artwork from the book in color for you to print out or display on-screen for your class." -- Back cover.