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Aspects of language teaching / H. G. Widdowson

Main Author Widdowson, H. G. Country Reino Unido. Publication Oxford : Oxford University Press, imp. 2002 Description XIII, 213 p. ; 22 cm Series Oxford english linguistics ISBN 0-19-437128-X CDU 800.9:372.88 372.88:800.9
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Professor Widdowson provides a critical review of the most prominent issues in language teaching today - among them the relevance of theoretical enquiry to practical pedagogy, and the relationship between grammar and discourse in communicative language teaching. He relates these issues togeneral perspectives on the nature of language and language learning.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • Part 1 The theory and practice of language teaching
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Problems with solutions
  • 3 The pragmatics of language teaching
  • 4 Pedagogic research and teacher education
  • Part 2 Aspects of language
  • 5 Preliminaries: approaches to description
  • 6 Grammar, and nonsense, and learning
  • 7 The negotiation of meaning
  • Part 3 Aspects of teaching
  • 8 General perspectives on pedagogy
  • 9 The problems and principles of syllabus design
  • 10 Methodology for the teaching of meaning
  • 11 The roles of teacher and learnerbr
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index

Author notes provided by Syndetics

H. G. Widdowson is at University of London.

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