Description - Teaching Reading to English Language Learners by Thomas S. C. Farrell
Practical, easy-to-implement methods for helping English language learners succeed in reading! In clear, accessible language, this resource demystifies the research about, and process for, teaching reading to English language learners (ELLs) and is an ideal guide for educators who may or may not have experienceain working with ELLs. The author introduces the key principles of reading instruction for ELLs and offers a wealth of action-oriented strategiesufor use before, during, and after readinguto adapt for individual student needs. Teachers will discover how to: Increase fluency and comprehensionTeach vocabulary and text structurePrepare reading lessonsAssess reading performance
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Author Biography - Thomas S. C. Farrell
Thomas S. C. Farrell is a professor in applied linguistics at Brock University, Canada. He has been involved with ESL and applied linguistics for the past 27 years and has written extensively on topics such as reflective practice, language teacher development, and language teacher education. His recent books include Reflective Practice in Action (2004, Corwin Press), Reflecting on Classroom Communication in Asia (2004, Longman), and Professional Development for Language Teachers (2005, Cambridge University Press, coauthored with Jack Richards).