A systematic and well-researched textbook with a multidisciplinary approach to understand the methods and techniques of teaching English as a second language.
This book provides an easy-to-understand and easy-to-apply discussion on language structure, pronunciation, intonation, grammar, and vocabulary through numerous tasks and exercises. The section on “instructional practices” deals with various language skills and their applications in real-world classrooms.
With actual classroom-tested techniques, Teaching English as a Second Language: Theory and Praxis would be an ideal companion for BEd students who are in the process of becoming teachers. It would also help practicing teachers who can modify and adapt these techniques and tasks to aid students develop language skills required to face the challenges of the twenty-first century.
• Provides a comprehensive introduction to second language teaching with reference to the recent trends and developments in the area
• Enables teachers to adopt a problem-solving approach to teaching English
• Uses communicative language teaching (CLT) and task-based teaching methodology, helping learners to develop communication of meaning along with accuracy of form
• Dedicated sections on classroom evaluation techniques and use of audiovisual aids and other resources for language teaching