Teaching Language as Communication by H. G. Widdowson
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Teaching Language as Communication
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Teaching Language as Communication

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Teaching Language as Communication by H. G. Widdowson

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This book develops a rational approach to the teaching of language as communication, based on a careful consideration of the nature of language and of the language user's activities. It will stimulate all language teachers to investigate the ideas that inform their own practice.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780194370776
ISBN-10: 0194370771
Format: Paperback
(217mm x 139mm x 11mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 22-Jun-1978
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Grammar by H. G. Widdowson Grammar, Paperback (November 2005)

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Text, Context, Pretext by H. G. Widdowson Text, Context, Pretext, Hardback (September 2004)

Examines the relations between grammar, text, and discourse. This book intends to provoke critical discussion on key issues in discourse analysis. It introduces the notion of pretext as an additional factor in the general interpretative process, and focuses on the work of critical discourse analysis (CDA) in light of the issues discussed.

History of ELT by H. G. Widdowson History of ELT, Paperback (June 2004)

Substantially revised and updated. New Introduction. New sections on the British Empire, and 1970-present day.

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