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Teaching the Spoken Language

Teaching the Spoken Language

Teaching the Spoken Language the results of the author's important research on teaching and assessing effective spoken communication.

In this book the authors examine the nature of spoken language and how it differs from written language both in form and purpose. A large part of it is concerned with principles and techniques for teaching spoken production and listening comprehension. An important chapter deals with how to assess spoken language. The principles and techniques described apply to the teaching of English as a foreign and second language and are also highly relevant to the teaching of the mother tongue

Key features

  • The book is written in an accessible style.
  • It discusses principles and techniques related to the topic.
  • Features a chapter on how to assess spoken language.

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Gillian Brown, George Yule


Books for teachers

English Type

International English

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