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Exploring Psychology in Language Learning and Teaching

Paperback, 08/09/2015, £29.20
This book explores key areas of educational and social psychology and considers their relevance to language teaching, using activities and questions for reflection. Issues discussed include learners' and teachers' beliefs about how a subject should be learned and taught, relationships with others, and the role of emotions in learning.

Literature and Language Teaching

Paperback, 07/08/1986, £22.99
Examines the relationship between the teaching of language and the teaching of literature to non-native students. This book attempts to identify key theoretical issues and principles as a basis for further discussion.

Foundations Italian 1

Paperback, 15/08/2016, £28.99
New full colour edition of this bestselling beginners' classroom text now including video and an interactive e-book with each print copy. Foundation Languages courses are tailor-made for IWLPs in the HE sector, with lively exercises, integrated pair- and groupwork and a self-study section. The course fits neatly into the 20-24 week teaching year.

Language, Power and Pedagogy: Bilingual Children in the Crossfire

Paperback, 22/09/2000, £19.95
This volume reviews the research and theory relating to instruction and assessment of bilingual pupils, focusing not only on issues of language learning and teaching but also the ways in which power relations in the wider society affect patterns of teacher-pupil interaction in the classroom.

Meetings : 10 photocopiable simulations for professionals

Paperback, 01/03/1993, £11.95
This is a photocopiable resource book of ten realistic meeting simulations. Students prepare by reading authentic texts, then take control and run the meeting with the teacher acting as observer and consultant.

One to one : A teacher's handbook

Hardback, 01/01/1987, £25.50
This teacher's handbook provides practical ideas for small groups and one-to-one teaching. Aimed at ESP teachers, in-company teachers and language trainers, the book features analysis of one-to-one teaching, practical advice, and guidance on course planning and classroom activities.

Teaching Grammar from Rules to Reasons: Practical Ideas and Advice for Working with Grammar in the Classroom

14/11/2016, £29.95
An alternative approach to teaching Grammar in the classroom.

Outcomes Advanced: Workbook

13/05/2016, £15.00

Introducing Intercultural Communication

01/05/2011, £33.99
A wonderfully written introduction to an increasingly popular field of study. Provides a nice balance between theory and practice, and avoids US-centric approach of many other books in the area.

Individual Freedom in Language Teaching

Paperback, 26/04/2001, £21.00
Starting from the premise, that each person develops a unique and personal code for communication, this book examines the roles of teachers and learners, and the approaches that education professionals should develop in support of learners. It also draws upon linguistic, psychological, philosophical, and sociolinguistic principles.

Researching Intertextual Reading

Paperback, 18/07/2013, £52.00
Intertextuality in reading - the way in which written texts refer to other texts - has recently attracted attention in the field of linguistics and related disciplines. This book offers a unique look at the operation of intertextuality in real-world texts and the role of readers' cognitive processes in dealing with intertextuality.

Cambridge IELTS 11 Academic Student's Book with Answers with Audio: Authentic Examination Papers

21/04/2016, £41.99
Cambridge IELTS 11 contains four authentic IELTS examination papers from Cambridge English Language Assessment, providing excellent exam practice.

Cambridge IELTS 12 Academic Student's Book with Answers with Audio: Authentic Examination Papers

06/07/2017, £39.52
Cambridge IELTS 12 contains four authentic IELTS examination papers from Cambridge English Language Assessment, providing excellent exam practice.

Literature and language teaching

Paperback, 28/01/1993, £23.99
This book is for teachers and trainers who want to incorporate literature into the language classroom. Each section of the book is self-contained so that users can select what is most relevant to them.

Classroom English

Paperback, 05/10/2000, £4.35
An accessible guide to using English in the classroom for non-native speaker teachers. The book is in two parts: Section 1 provides advice on issues such as how to check that learners have understood and when to use English. Section 2 looks at different situations in the classroom, for example, 'Using the coursebook' and 'Giving instructions'.

Teaching Language: From Grammar to Grammaring

Paperback, 01/10/2001, £18.50
Explores the regular, predictable elements of language as well as the potential creativity of its underlying system. This title provides an understanding of the organic nature of language and its acquisition, and a set of tools with which to approach language in language teaching.

Expertise in Second Language Learning and Teaching

Paperback, 10/11/2005, £20.99
Understanding what constitutes expertise in language learning and teaching is important for theoretical reasons related to psycholinguistic and applied linguistic enquiry. This work addresses the fields of listening, reading, writing, speaking and communication strategies, looking at common characteristics of the expert teacher and expert learner.

Creative Poetry Writing

Paperback, 22/04/2004, £24.00
Practical ideas for teaching language through poetry. Creative Poetry Writing is for teachers who would like to give students the opportunity to say something original, while practising new language.

Stylistics and the Teaching of Literature

Paperback, £20.99
First published in 1976. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Ethical Issues for ESL Faculty

7, 13/07/2002, £17.50
This title addresses ethical dilemmas and issues that ESL post-secondary faculty commonly encounter and examines them in the framework of social justice concerns. Scenarios in each chapter provide realistic situations for reflection and discussion. It then sets out the issues raised.

Introducing Second Language Acquisition 3ed

Paperback, 15/12/2016, £24.99
Third edition of the leading interdisciplinary introduction to second language acquisition, covering linguistic, psychological and social aspects.

English Grammar in Use Book with Answers: A Self-Study Reference and Practice Book for Intermediate Learners of English 4ed

Paperback, 23/02/2012, £23.99
The world's best-selling grammar series for learners of English.

Appropriate Methodology and Social Context

Paperback, 22/09/1994, £27.99
An ethnographic framework to describe the varying cultures of classrooms, teacher communities and student groups in different countries and educational contexts.

Teacher Language Awareness

Paperback, 09/08/2007, £19.60
This book concentrates on teachers' knowledge and understanding of language systems in the belief that these systems are at the heart of the language acquisition process.

Content and Language Integrated Learning

Paperback, 01/04/2010, £26.30
A comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the theory and practice of CLIL.

Teaching the Spoken Language

Paperback, 24/11/1983, £15.95
After a description of the features of spoken English, this text considers how they differ from the features of written language. The text describes practical techniques for teaching listening comprehension and speaking, which apply to ESL and foreign languages as well as English.

Testing the Untestable in Language Education

7, 01/05/2010, £27.95
This book investigates the intersections between language learning and assessment and four specific areas within language learning: learner autonomy, intercultural competence, literary competence and the integration of content and language learning. It is a valuable study of the seemingly untestable facets of foreign language competence.

Teachers Exploring Tasks in English Language Teaching

Paperback, 25/01/2005, £24.99
This book was written for language teachers by language teachers, with a view to encouraging readers to use more tasks in their lessons, and to explore for themselves various aspects of task-based teaching and learning.

Teaching English with Drama

Paperback, 01/05/2007, £14.95
Provides guidance on how to teach English to language students with drama. This book covers the sector of teaching English language students using drama, plays and with theatre techniques. It also covers various subjects including how to plan class work, choosing appropriate texts, and working with students with theatrical techniques.

Teaching And Assessing Intercultural Communicative Competence

Paperback, 01/11/1997, £17.95
Foreign language teaching should prepare learners to speak fluently, accurately and with people who have different cultural identities, values and behaviours. This text defines precisely what competencies are required, how these can be included in teachers' objectives and how the ability to communicate across cultural differences can be assessed.

Doing task-based teaching

Paperback, 19/04/2007, £23.00
A practical guide to task-based teaching for ELT training courses and practising teachers.

Struggle to Teach English as an International Language

Paperback, 25/08/2005, £35.99
Presents the worlds and conflicts of TESOL teachers and researchers, whose professional lives are influenced by the interfaces created by working with an international language. This book discusses the balance of power in classroom and curriculum, the relation between language, culture, and discourse, and the change in the ownership of English.

Lessons from Good Language Learners

Paperback, 03/04/2008, £23.20
This book considers the strategies used by successful language learners, in the light of current thinking and research.

Changing perspectives

Paperback, 06/09/1996, £15.50
Discussing the implications of introducing a fast-track training programme, this is one of a series dealing with issues in language teaching for teachers and trainers across Europe, in both state schools and private education.

Learner's Stories: Difference and Diversity in Language Learning

Paperback, 07/04/2005, £22.00
This volume is a collection of nine original papers exploring dimensions of individual difference in language learning from narrative and biographical perspectives.

Language Testing

Paperback, 10/02/2000, £16.00
Examines issues, such as test design, the rating process, validity, measurement, and the social dimension of language testing. This book looks at both traditional and modern forms of language assessment, and the challenges posed by various views.

Experience of Language Teaching

Paperback, 23/02/2006, £23.20
This book provides a detailed picture of teaching and learning in communicative classrooms through the words of more than 100 practising language teachers.

Cultural Awareness

Paperback, 03/02/1994, £24.00
This very popular series gives teachers practical advice and guidance, together with resource ideas and materials for the classroom.

Language And Culture

Paperback, 20/08/1998, £16.00
Recent social and political changes have focused attention on the debate about the relationship between language and culture. This book offers an accessible survey of key concepts such as social context and cultural authenticity, using insights from fields which include linguistics, sociology and anthropology.

SLA Research and Language Teaching

Paperback, 20/11/1997, £27.50
Presents SLA research as a source of specifications for teachers to explore in their own classrooms. This book sees the four main roles of SLA researchers as developing relevant theories, conducting their own classroom research, and facilitating action research. Each chapter addresses a major issue in the field of SLA and language teaching.

Interaction in the Language Curriculum

Paperback, 14/03/1996, £20.99
This text is a contribution to the theory of the language education curriculum. It explores key aspects of the current debate on language teaching and examines the important issues of the learning process, the central concepts of authenticity, motivation and language awareness.


7, 15/01/1998, £21.85
This volume examines what vocabulary is and how it behaves, how the mind learns vocabulary and uses it, and pedagogical issues of teaching and testing L2 vocabulary.


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