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International Perspectives on Teaching the Four Skills in ELT: Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing

International Perspectives on Teaching the Four Skills in ELT: Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing ISBN: 9783319634432
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International Perspectives on Teaching the Four Skills in ELT: Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing

Series: International Perspectives on English Language Teaching
Author: Burns, Anne & Siegel, Joseph
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9783319634432
Publication Date: 2017
Level: Native Speaker / Teacher
Publishers' UK Price: £99.99
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This book offers a range of perspectives and insights from around the world on the teaching and learning of listening, speaking, reading and writing. It brings together contributors from across six continents, who analyse a wide range of teaching and learning contexts, including primary, secondary, tertiary, private, and adult ESL/EFL classes. In doing so, they provide locally relevant accounts that nonetheless resonate with other contexts and wider concerns. This informative and practical edite....
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d collection will appeal to students and scholars who are interested in the four building blocks of language learning, as well as language education and teacher education.
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Chapter 1. Teaching the four language skills: Themes and issues; Anne Burns and Joseph Siegel.

Part I. Listening.

Chapter 2. What teachers say about listening and its pedagogy: a comparison between two countries; Santos and Graham, United Kingdom and Brazil.

Chapter 3. L2 listening in China: An examination of current practice; Renandya and Hu, China.

Chapter 4. The development of a listening course for Japanese university students; McAuliffe and Brooks, Japan.

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Chapter 5. Listening instruction for ESP: Exploring nursing education where English is a lingua franca; Tweedie and Johnson, Qatar.

Part II. Speaking.

Chapter 6. `I can talk about a lot of things in the other language but not in English': Teaching speaking skills in Cameroon primary schools; Tante, Cameroon.

Chapter 7. Inquiry Dialogue: A genre for promoting teacher and student speaking in the classroom; Chappell, Australia.

Chapter 8. Teaching Dialogic Speaking Strategies in a Canadian EAP Program; Pang and Burri, Canada.

Chapter 9. Teaching Conversational English to Adult Learners via Skype: A Russian Perspective; Kozar. Part III. Reading.

Chapter 10. Supporting Elementary Students' Reading through Authentic Literature for Children; Vrastilova, Czech Republic.

Chapter 11. Teaching Reading to Encourage Critical Thinking and Collaborative Work; Murtiningsih and Hapsari, Indonesia.

Chapter 12. Reading Communities: Developing Autonomy through Community Building in an ESL Academic Reading Course; West, United States.

Chapter 13. Reading as Social Practice for Adult Immigrants: Talk around Text; Roach, New Zealand.

Part IV. Writing.

Chapter 14. Promoting Descriptive Writing through Culturally Relevant Literature; Hayik, Israel.

Chapter 15-Using Corrective Feedback on Writing to Enhance Vietnamese learners' autonomy; Pham and Iwashita, Vietnam.

Chapter 16. Promoting Self-Reflection in Writing: A Showcase Portfolio Approach; Lam, Hong Kong.

Chapter 17.`Localizing' second language writing pedagogy in a skills-integrated language program in Brazil; Villas Boas, Brazil.

Chapter 18. Future directions for the four skills; Joseph Siegel and Anne Burns.
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