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From experience to knowledge in ELT / Julian Edge, Sue Garton.

By: Edge, Julian, 1948- [author.]
Contributor(s): Garton, Sue, 1961- [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Oxford handbooks for language teachersPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012Edition: Description: xv, 204 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780194422710Subject(s): English language -- Study and teaching | January2012 Humanities: EnglishGenre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 428.34 Summary: "From Experience to Knowledge in ELT helps you to understand what you have already learned through your teaching and use that new understanding to improve your teaching and develop a personal teaching style of your own. Rather than presenting you with abstract theories, this book encourages you to reflect on and draw on your own teaching experience in order to decide on your own principles of good practice and then apply them to your teaching. The book uses extracts from classroom language and published coursebooks as examples. It is organized in two parts, each containing chapters on specific aspects of teaching and learning. Part One (Familiarization) explores the English Language Teaching classroom and discusses practical teaching techniques. It has chapters on: People (learners and teachers) ; Learning and teaching processes ; The English Language ; Materials ; Environment and equipment. Part Two (Action) covers methodology and teaching procedures, and has chapters on: Classroom management ; From communication to language (including task-based learning and other communication-based teaching methods) ; From language to communication (including how to elicit, present, and explain language, and how to correct errors in language use) ; Improving language skills. Each chapter ends with a set of questions and activities to help you reflect on and discuss what you have read and apply it to your own teaching experience."
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Includes glossary.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"From Experience to Knowledge in ELT helps you to understand what you have already learned through your teaching and use that new understanding to improve your teaching and develop a personal teaching style of your own. Rather than presenting you with abstract theories, this book encourages you to reflect on and draw on your own teaching experience in order to decide on your own principles of good practice and then apply them to your teaching. The book uses extracts from classroom language and published coursebooks as examples. It is organized in two parts, each containing chapters on specific aspects of teaching and learning. Part One (Familiarization) explores the English Language Teaching classroom and discusses practical teaching techniques. It has chapters on: People (learners and teachers) ; Learning and teaching processes ; The English Language ; Materials ; Environment and equipment. Part Two (Action) covers methodology and teaching procedures, and has chapters on: Classroom management ; From communication to language (including task-based learning and other communication-based teaching methods) ; From language to communication (including how to elicit, present, and explain language, and how to correct errors in language use) ; Improving language skills. Each chapter ends with a set of questions and activities to help you reflect on and discuss what you have read and apply it to your own teaching experience."

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