Discourse and Context in Language Teaching: A Guide for Language Teachers by Marianne Celce-MurciaDiscourse and Context in Language Teaching: A Guide for Language Teachers by Marianne Celce-Murcia

Discourse and Context in Language Teaching: A Guide for Language Teachers

byMarianne Celce-Murcia, Elite Olshtain

Paperback | February 5, 2001

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Discourse and Context in Language Teaching: A Guide for Language Teachers is part of the Cambridge Handbooks for Language for Language Teachers series. This book recommends that language teachers incorporate an awareness of discourse and pragmatics in their teaching if they wish to implement a communicative approach in their classrooms. After two introductory chapters on discourse and pragmatics, the authors show how a discourse perspective can enhance the teaching of traditional areas of linguistic knowledge and the teaching of language processing skills. This awareness of discourse is then carried over to curriculum development, assessment, and classroom research. With discussion questions and activities at the end of each chapter, this book can be used in methods courses or in-service training programs.
Marianne Celce-Murcia (Ph.D. in Linguistics, 1972) is Professor Emerita of Applied Linguistics and TESL at the University of California, Los Angeles, where for 30 years she taught primarily graduate students, preparing to be language teachers and researchers. Beyond her work at UCLA, she taught in and administered English language prog...
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Title:Discourse and Context in Language Teaching: A Guide for Language TeachersFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:288 pages, 10 × 7.99 × 0.55 inShipping dimensions:10 × 7.99 × 0.55 inPublished:February 5, 2001Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521648378

ISBN - 13:9780521648370

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Table of Contents

PART 1: BACKGROUND; Chapter 1 Introduction to Discourse Analysis; Chapter 2 Pragmatics in Discourse Analysis; PART II: LANGUAGE KNOWLEDGE; Chapter 3 Phonology; Chapter 4 Grammar; Chapter 5 Vocabulary; Epilogue to Part II: Interrelationships among the language resources; PART III: LANGUAGE PROCESSING; Chapter 6 Listening; Chapter 7 Reading; Chapter 8 Writing; Chapter 9 Speaking; Epilogue to Part III: Integration of Language Skills and Discourse Processing; PART IV: IMPLEMENTATION; Chapter 10 Curriculum Design and Materials Development; Chapter 11 Assessment; Chapter 12 Discourse Training for Teachers and Learners