Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning
Edited by Michael Byram
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Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning by Michael Byram
Book DescriptionThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning is an authoritative handbook dealing with all aspects of this increasingly important field of study. It has been produced specifically for language teaching professionals, but can also be used as a reference work for academic studies at postgraduate level. It offers a comprehensive range of articles on contemporary language teaching and its history. Themes covered include: * methods and materials * assessment and testing * contexts and concepts * influential figures * related disciplines, such as psychology, anthropology and sociolinguistics. It covers the teaching of languages, in particular Japanese, Chinese and Arabic, as well as English, French, German and Spanish. There are thirty-five overview articles dealing with issues such as communicative language teaching, early language learning, teacher education and syllabus and curriculum design. A further 160 entries focus on topics such as bilingualism, language laboratories and study abroad. Numerous shorter items look at language and cultural institutions, professional associations and acronyms. Multiple cross-references enable the user to browse from one entry to another, and there are suggestions for further reading. Written by an international team of specialists, the Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning is an invaluable resource and reference manual for anyone with a professional or academic interest in the subject.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415332866
(245mm x 170mm x 44mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Michael Byram
Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning, Hardback (August 2012)
This reference work deals with all aspects of language teaching and learning and offers a comprehensive range of articles on the subject and its history. Themes covered include: methods and materials; assessment and testing and related disciplines.
Common European Framework of Reference, Paperback (June 2012)
A comparative study of the impact of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages produced by the Council of Europe in 2001, this book asks writers in European countries and countries in the Americas and Asia to explain the influence of the CEFR. For each country there is a policy-maker and an academic perspective.
From Foreign Language Education to Education for Intercultural Citizenship, Paperback (May 2008)
This book analyses the evolution of theory of intercultural competence and its relationship to education for citizenship. It analyses the concepts of intercultural competence by discussing the ways in which language education policy develops and by comparing the theories and purposes of foreign language education and education for citizenship.
Living and Studying Abroad, Paperback (August 2006)» View all books by Michael Byram
Studies of students who travel to other countries for study. It includes students travelling within Europe, from Europe and America to East Asia and China and vice versa. The articles report the results of research and also give detailed accounts of the research methods used, and this will be particularly useful to other researchers.
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Author Biography - Michael Byram
Michael Byram is Professor of Education at the University of Durham and Special Advisor to the Council of Europe Modern Languages Project
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