Oxford Applied Linguistics: Aspects of Language Teaching

Paperback | April 1, 1990

byH. G. Widdowson

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Professor Widdowson provides a critical review of the most prominent issues in language teaching today - among them the relevance of theoretical enquiry to practical pedagogy, and the relationship between grammar and discourse in communicative language teaching. He relates these issues togeneral perspectives on the nature of language and language learning.

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Professor Widdowson provides a critical review of the most prominent issues in language teaching today - among them the relevance of theoretical enquiry to practical pedagogy, and the relationship between grammar and discourse in communicative language teaching. He relates these issues togeneral perspectives on the nature of language a...

H. G. Widdowson is at University of London.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:226 pages, 8.66 × 5.51 × 0.59 inPublished:April 1, 1990Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:019437128X

ISBN - 13:9780194371285

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Acknowledgements PrefacePART ONE: The theory and practice of language teaching1. Introduction2. Problems with solutions3. The pragmatics of language teaching4. Pedagogic research and teacher educationPART TWO: Aspects of language5. Preliminaries: approaches to description6. Grammar, and nonsense, and learning7. The negotiation of meaningPART THREE: Aspects of teaching8. General perspectives on pedagogy9. The problems and principles of syllabus design10. Methodology for the teaching of meaning11. The roles of teacher and learnerbr / Conclusion Bibliography Index