Teaching English to Young Learners

Author: Janice Bland
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472588592
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Aimed at student teachers, educators and practitioners, Teaching English Language to Young Learners outlines and explains the crucial issues, themes and scenarios relating to this area of teaching. Each chapter by a leading international scholar offers a thorough introduction to a central theme of English as a foreign language (EFL) with preteens, with clear presentation of the theoretical background and detailed references for further reading, providing access to the most recent scholarship. Exploring the essential issues critically and in-depth, including the disadvantages as well as advantages of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) with young learners, topics include: - task-based learning in the primary school; - storytelling; - drama; - technology; - vocabulary development; - intercultural understanding; - Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) scenarios; - assessment. Innovative and rapidly emerging topics are covered, such as immersion teaching, picturebooks in the EFL classroom and English with pre-primary children.

Teaching Young Learners English

Author: Joan Kang Shin
Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub
ISBN: 9781111771379
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Teaching Young Learners English focuses on teaching English as a foreign language to children aged 7-12. It presents foundational concepts, best practices and practical suggestions on how to develop lessons and activities for the energetic and curious minds of young learners in the 21st Century classroom. It also features the perspectives and suggestions from practicing teachers around the world, and can be used as a basic text for prospective teachers or as a professional development tool for teachers and administrators wishing to develop the knowledge and skills to teach English to young learners.

The Routledge Handbook of Teaching English to Young Learners

Author: Sue Garton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317226712
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Routledge Handbook of Teaching English to Young Learners celebrates the ‘coming of age’ for the field of research in primary-level English Language Teaching. With 32 chapters written by international scholars from a wide geographical area including East Africa, Mexico, the South Pacific, Japan, France, the USA and the UK, this volume draws on areas such as second language acquisition, discourse analysis, pedagogy and technology to provide: An overview of the current state of the field, identifying key areas of TEYL. Chapters on a broad range of subjects from methodology to teaching in difficult circumstances and from Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) to gaming. Suggestions of ways forward, with the aim of shaping the future research agenda of TEYL in multiple international contexts. Background research and practical advice for students, teachers and researchers. With extensive guidance on further reading throughout, The Routledge Handbook of Teaching English to Young Learners is essential reading for those studying and researching in this area.

Very Young Learners

Author: Vanessa Reilly
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780194372091
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Provides ideas and advice for teachers who are asked to teach English to very young children (3-6 years). Offers a wide variety of activities such as games, songs, drama, stories, and art and craft, all of which follow sound educational principles. Includes numerous photocopiable pages.

Teaching English to Young Learners

Author: Shelagh Rixon
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781904549048
Format: PDF, ePub
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How to teach young learner classes - for the professional English language teacher. This new book covers this increasingly important sector of teaching young learners aged between 7 and 12 years old. Public school systems in many countries provide for teaching English at elementary school level, and this in turn has stimulated a vigorous private school sector. The book covers a wide range of subjects for teachers including planning class work, including language items to teach and skills (listening, reading, writing, speaking); using textbooks and resources beyond the textbook; using stories, songs, games, etc.; teacher checking of how students are learning; together with young learner examinations.

Teaching Languages to Young Learners

Author: Lynne Cameron
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521773253
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book will develop readers' understanding of children are being taught a foreign language.

Teaching Young Learners to Think

Author: Herbert Puchta
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107638525
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Teaching Young Learners to Think offers 80 activities with photocopiable worksheets and easy-to-follow teacher's notes. Herbert Puchta, author of a wide range of innovative teaching materials, and Marion Williams, well-known for her book Psychology for Language Teachers, have developed specifically designed tasks that develop children's foreign language competence while promoting the basic thinking skills they will need as they grow older. Teachers will enjoy using the motivating tasks that have been carefully devised to match the language level of EFL learners. Students will enjoy the fun of the thinking challenges these activities offer.