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Scott Thornbury's 30 Language Teaching Methods

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Scott Thornbury's 30 Language Teaching Methods

Scott Thornbury's 30 Language Teaching Methods
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Author

Scott Thornbury

English Type

International English

Availability

In stock

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781108408462

Date Published

December 2017

Product description

Scott Thornbury's very accessible 30 Teaching Methods, groups methods according to what they have in common, even if separated in time. At the same time, it rehabilitates some lost or forgotten methods, with a view to challenging current orthodoxies, especially with regard to such topics as translation, rote learning, authenticity, and communication. In doing this it aims to unpack, not just the history of methods, but the beliefs that underpin them and the benefits that still might possibly accrue from experimenting with them. Through its inclusion of interesting characters, intriguing anecdotes, and often bizarre techniques, the material is absorbing and engaging.

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