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Key Issues in Language Teaching

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Key Issues in Language Teaching

Key Issues in Language Teaching

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Jack C. Richards

English Type

International English


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Date Published

September 2015

Product description

A comprehensive and extensively researched overview of key issues in language teaching.

This essential text for English language teachers surveys a broad range of core topics that are important in understanding contemporary approaches to teaching English as a second or international language, and which form the content of many professional development courses for language teachers. A wide range of issues is examined, including a consideration of the nature of English in the world, the way the English teaching profession works, the development of teaching methods, the nature of classroom teaching, teaching the four skills, teaching the language system, and elements of a language program.

Key features

  • Thought-provoking discussion questions support readers to reflect on and engage with the content.
  • Illustrative examples and comments from teachers around the world bring the content to life.
  • Further reading lists guide readers who would like to learn more about the topics covered.

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