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Word Games with English: Bk. 1

By Howard-Williams, Deirdre

Macmillan Education. 1986. Paperback. Very Good. A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. An ELT series which provides games and puzzles that concentrate on building vocabulary from beginner to upper-intermediate level.

$4.25

Grammar Practice (2)

By Allen, Rosemary

Learners Publishing. 2004. Paperback. Good.

$4.25

Cultures, Contexts, and World Englishes (ESL & Applied Linguistics Professi onal Series)

By Kachru, Yamuna

Routledge. 2008. Paperback. Very Good. A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This volume aims to familiarize readers with the varieties of world English es used across cultures and to create awareness of some of the linguistic a nd socially relevant contexts and functions that have given rise to them. I t emphasizes that effective communication among users of different Englishe s requires awareness of the varieties in use and their cultural, social, an d ideational functions. Cultures, Contexts and World Englishes: demonstrates the rich results of integrating theory, methodology and applic ation features critical and detailed discussion of the sociolinguistics of Englis h in the globalized world gives equal emphasis to grammar and pragmatics of variation and to uses of Englishes in spoken and written modes in major English-using regions of the world. Each chapter includes suggestions for further reading and challenging discussion questions and appropriate research projects designed to enhance the usefulness of this volume in courses such as world Englishes, English in the Global Context, Sociolinguistics, Critical Applied Linguistics, Language Contact and Convergence, Ethnography of Communication, and Crosscultural Communication.

$12.75

Language Testing (Oxford Introduction to Language Series)
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Language Testing (Oxford Introduction to Language Series)

By McNamara, Tim

Oxford University Press. 2000. Paperback. Good. This book examines test design, the rating process, validity, measurement a nd the social dimension of language testing. Traditional and newer forms of language assessment are considered.

$4.25

Learning Strategies in Second Language Acquisition (Cambridge Applied Lingu istics)
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Learning Strategies in Second Language Acquisition (Cambridge Applied Lingu istics)

By O'Malley, J. Michael

Cambridge University Press. 1990. Paperback. Very Good. A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. O'Malley and Chamot review the literature on learning strategies, describe and classify learning strategies in second language learning, and discuss why learning is affected in a positive manner when such strategies are used. The authors present instructional models for learning-strategy training that teachers can apply to their own classes. The material is based on current research in second language acquisition and cognitive theory.

$12.75

Exploring Vocabulary: Language in Action (Routledge Introductions to Applie d Linguistics)
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Exploring Vocabulary: Language in Action (Routledge Introductions to Applie d Linguistics)

By Gardner, Dee

Routledge. 2013. Paperback. Very Good. A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those beginning postgraduate studies, or taking an introductor y MA course as well as advanced undergraduates. Titles in the series are al so ideal for language professionals returning to academic study. The books take an innovative 'practice to theory' approach, with a 'back-to -front' structure. This leads the reader from real-world problems and issue s, through a discussion of intervention and how to engage with these concer ns, before finally relating these practical issues to theoretical foundatio ns. Additional features include tasks with commentaries, a glossary of key terms, and an annotated further reading section. Vocabulary is the foundation of language and language learning and as such, knowledge of how to facilitate learners' vocabulary growth is an indispens able teaching skill and curricular component. Exploring Vocabulary is desig ned to raise teachers' and students' awareness of the interplay between the linguistic, psychological, and instructional aspects of vocabulary acquisi tion. It focuses on meeting the specific vocabulary needs of English langua ge learners in whatever instructional contexts they may be in, with a speci al emphasis on addressing the high-stakes needs of learners in academic set tings and the workplace. Dee Gardner also introduces a new Common Core Vocabulary, constructed from two of the

$23.80

Research Methods for English Language Teachers (Hodder Arnold Publication)
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Research Methods for English Language Teachers (Hodder Arnold Publication)

By McDonough, Jo

Routledge. 1997. Paperback. Good. This book offers a lively introduction to the research methods and techniqu es available to English language teachers who wish to investigate aspects o f their own practice. It covers qualitative and quantitative methodology an d includes sections on observation, introspection, diary studies, experimen ts, interviews, questionnaires, numerical techniques and case study researc h. Each method is illustrated with examples in language teaching contexts, and techniques of data collection and analysis are introduced. The authors foc us particularly on research in the classroom, on tests, materials, the effe cts of innovations, and they discuss methods appropriate to research in var ious collaborative modes as well as by individuals. A key feature of the bo ok is an introduction to the debate surrounding different approaches to res earch, with an evaluation of traditional research in relation to the paradi gms associated with reflective practice and action research. The book is ideal for teachers on initial training and post-experience courses, students on degree programmes in applied linguistics and TEFL and, of course, practising teachers with an interest in research methods in language teaching.

$5.10

Learning, Teaching and Communication in the Foreign Language Classroom

By Kasper, Gabriele

Aarhus University Press. 1986. Paperback. Very Good. A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Learning, Teaching & Communication in the Foreign Language Classroom

$12.75

Teaching & Researching: Language Learning Strategies (Applied Linguistics i n Action)
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Teaching & Researching: Language Learning Strategies (Applied Linguistics i n Action)

By Oxford, Rebecca L.

Routledge. 2011. Paperback. Very Good. Over the past thirty years, the field of language learning strategies has g enerated a massive amount of interest and research in applied linguistics. Teaching and Researching Language Learning Strategies redraws the landscape of language learning strategies at just the right time. In this book Rebec ca Oxford charts the field systematically and coherently for the benefit of language learning practitioners, students, and researchers. Offering pract ical, innovative suggestions for assessing, teaching, and researching langu age learning strategies, she provides examples of strategies and tactics fr om all levels, from beginners to distinguished-level learners, as well as a new taxonomy of strategies for language learning. In demonstrating why self-regulated learning strategies are necessary for l anguage proficiency, Oxford integrates socio-cultural, cognitive, and affec tive dimensions, and argues convincingly for the need for conceptual cross- fertilization. Providing clear and concise explanations of the advantages a nd limitations of the different approaches, this book is full of practical value and theoretical insights. The book is designed to guide the reader with the use of a range of feature s, including: key quotes and concept boxes preview questions and chapter overviews glossary and end-of-chapter further readings sources and resources section

$17.00

Language Learning Strategies Around the World: Cross Cultural Perspectives (Technical Report)
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Language Learning Strategies Around the World: Cross Cultural Perspectives (Technical Report)

By Oxford, Rebecca L.

National Foreign Language Re. 1996. Paperback. Near Fine. In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. Language learning strategies are the specific steps students take to improve their progress in learning a second or foreign language. Optimizing learning strategies improves language performance. This ground-breaking book presents new information about cultural influences on the use of language learning strategies. It also shows innovative ways to assess students' strategy use and remarkable techniques for helping students improve their choice of strategies, with the goal of peak language learning.

$11.90

Literacies
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Literacies

By Kalantzis, Mary

Cambridge University Press. 2012. Paperback. Very Good. A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. With the rise of new technologies and media, the way we communicate is rapidly changing. Literacies provides a comprehensive introduction to literacy pedagogy within today's new media environment. It focuses not only on reading and writing, but also on other modes of communication, including oral, visual, audio, gestural and spatial. This focus is designed to supplement, not replace, the enduringly important role of alphabetical literacy. Using real-world examples and illustrations, Literacies features the experiences of both teachers and students. It maps a range of methods that teachers can use to help their students develop their capacities to read, write and communicate. It also explores the wide range of literacies and the diversity of socio-cultural settings in today's workplace, public and community settings. With an emphasis on the 'how-to' practicalities of designing literacy learning experiences and assessing learner outcomes, this book is a contemporary and in-depth resource for literacy students.

$46.75

Researching and Analyzing Vocabulary
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Researching and Analyzing Vocabulary

By Nation, I.S.P.

Heinle ELT. 2010. Paperback. Near Fine. In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. Written for researchers and graduate students in the field of vocabulary studies, Researching and Analyzing Vocabulary covers a wide range of vocabulary research topics that include experimental, qualitative, and corpus-based work. The study of vocabulary has direct implications for teaching and learning while enhancing student knowledge of research practices.

$31.45

CLIL Activities: Paperback with CD-ROM

By Dale, Liz

Klett Ernst /Schulbuch. Paperback. Fine.

$32.30

Curriculum Development in Language Teaching (Cambridge Language Education)
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Curriculum Development in Language Teaching (Cambridge Language Education)

By Richards, Jack C.

Cambridge University Press. 2001. Paperback. Very Good. A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This text provides a systematic introduction to the issues involved in plan ning, developing, and managing effective language programs. The paperback e dition provides a systematic introduction to the issues involved in develop ing, managing, and evaluating effective second and foreign language program s and teaching materials. Key stages in the curriculum development process are examined, including situation analysis, needs analysis, goal setting, s yllabus design, materials development and adaptation, teaching and teacher support, and evaluation. Discussion activities throughout the book enable i t to be used as a reference text for teachers and administrators. Editorial Reviews Book Description The paperback edition provides a systematic introduction to the issues invo lved in developing, managing, and evaluating effective second and foreign l anguage programs and teaching materials. Key stages in the curriculum devel opment process are examined, including situation analysis, needs analysis, goal setting, syllabus design, materials development and adaptation, teachi ng and teacher support, and evaluation. Discussion activities throughout th e book enable it to be used as a reference text for teachers and administra tors. About the Author fm.author_biographical_note1 fm.author_biographical_note1

$18.70

Form and Meaning: Multiple Perspectives, 1999 AAUSC Volume (Issues in Langu age Program Direction: Aausc Annual Volumes)

By Lee, James F.

Cengage Learning. 1999. Paperback. Near Fine. In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. This series of annual volumes strives to further scholarship in second language acquisition and teaching with regard to undergraduate programs with multisection courses. Teaching assistant supervision, teaching assistant professional preparation, and the role of faculty and administrators in postsecondary institutions are some of the topics addressed.

$5.95

Speaking Effectively: Developing Speaking Skills for Business English (Camb ridge Professional English)
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Speaking Effectively: Developing Speaking Skills for Business English (Camb ridge Professional English)

By Comfort, Jeremy

Cambridge University Press. 1994. Paperback. Very Good. A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Speaking Effectively provides the trainer with a business English book which can be used as supplementary material or as the basis for a short course at the lower-intermediate level to develop fluency and language competence. All of the 14 units are short, easy-to-use and do not require much preparation on the part of the teacher. The three case studies interspersed throughout the book allow the learner the opportunity to use the language acquired in the preceding units in more extended speaking activities. Speaking Effectively is accompanied by a cassette with the tapescripts in the back of the book.

$8.50

Reading 2 Student's book: Intermediate (Cambridge Skills for Fluency)
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Reading 2 Student's book: Intermediate (Cambridge Skills for Fluency)

By Greenall, Simon

Cambridge University Press. 1992. Paperback. Very Good. Cambridge Skills for Fluency is a learner-centred range of materials design ed specifically to develop students' fluency and confidence in listening, s peaking, reading and writing. The books are at four levels from pre-interme diate through to advanced and are suitable for use as supplementary texts o r as core texts on skills development courses. Each book in the Cambridge S kills for Fluency series: promotes fluency by presenting a wide variety of both old and new topics in creative and imaginative ways * genuinely engage s students' interest and encourages them to share personal reactions and op inions fluently * focuses on a particular skill but the other skills are in tegrated in a way that reflects real life use of language * contains twenty units designed to take about an hour of class time, a detailed contents ma p and brief teaching notes.

$4.25

New Person to Person 1 (Pt.1)
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New Person to Person 1 (Pt.1)

By Richards, Jack C.

Oxford University Press. 1995. Paperback. Very Good. This title presents a speaking and listening course for adults and young ad ults to develop conversational fluency.

$5.10

News for Now Student Book 1: News for Now Series
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News for Now Student Book 1: News for Now Series

By Blanchard, Karen

Global ELT. 2007. Paperback. Very Good. A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged.

$21.25

On Speaking Terms 1
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On Speaking Terms 1

By Santana-Williamson, Eliana

Heinle Cengage Learning. 2009. Paperback. Near Fine. In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. A two-level, corpus-informed listening and speaking series that focuses on functional, real-life situations to prepare students for social and academic life.

$29.75

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