Designing Authenticity into Language Learning Materials
By (author) Freda Mishan
Normal Price: $65.00
Your Price: $58.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.93 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Designing Authenticity into Language Learning Materials by Freda Mishan
Book DescriptionThe book puts forward an authenticity-centred approach to the design of materials for language learning. The premise of the approach is that language learning should be based on authentic materials drawn from a variety of genres found in the target language culture, and that the learning tasks involving these materials should be correspondingly authentic, by entailing interactions that are consistent with the original communicative purpose of the authentic text. It provides both a theoretical grounding to the authenticity-centred approach, and demonstrates its practical application in a teaching task reference section. In outline, the book: - Refines a definition of authenticity in the context of language pedagogy. - Traces the historical background to authenticity in language learning back over one millennium. - Grounds the use of authentic materials in language learning in L2 acquisition research. - Gives a critical analysis of the authenticity of contemporary language study course-books. - Discusses the use of seven authentic genres for language learning; broadcasting, newspapers, advertisements, music and song, film, literature and ICT (information and communications technology). - Offers a set of practical principles for the design of authentic learning tasks. - Includes a reference section providing step-by-step instruction for the design and classroom procedure of learning tasks for materials taken from each of the seven genres.
Buy Designing Authenticity into Language Learning Materials book by Freda Mishan from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781841500805
(230mm x 174mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Intellect Books
Publisher: Intellect Books
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Freda Mishan
Materials Development for TESOL, Paperback (May 2015)» View all books by Freda Mishan
Features fundamental principles of materials development in TESOL. This title introduces you to theoretical and practical issues in materials development to enable you to make informed and principled choices in the selection, evaluation, adaptation and production of materials. It is suitable for language teacher programmes around the world.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Designing Authenticity into Language Learning Materials book by Freda Mishan and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Freda Mishan
Freda Mishan is a research fellow in the Department of Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Limerick, Ireland. She has over 23 years' experience in teaching and materials design in the field of ELT and has a Bachelors degree in languages, an MA in Linguistics/TESOL and a PhD in language learning materials design.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.