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Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching by Diane Larsen-freeman

Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching

9780195670158
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12 Mar 2004
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It provides practical, step-by-step guidance for new teachers and introduces more experienced teachers to new approaches and teaching ideas.

It provides practical, step-by-step guidance for new teachers and introduces more experienced teachers to new approaches and teaching ideas.

  • Fully updated.
  • An accessible introduction to different methods and approaches in language teaching.
  • Provides practical, step-by-step guidance for new teachers. Clear and jargon-free.
  • Suitable for in-service and initial teacher training, and pre-course reading for MA students.
  • Introduces more experienced teachers to new approaches and teaching ideas.
  • Cartoons and illustrations, redrawn for this edition.

  • Introduction
  • The Grammar-Translation Method
  • The Direct Method
  • The Audio-Lingual Method
  • The Silent Way
  • Desuggestopedia
  • Community Language Learning
  • Total Physical Response
  • Communicative Language Teaching
  • Content-based, Task-based, and Participatory Approaches
  • Learning Strategy Training, Cooperative Learning, and Multiple Intelligences
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix

    A fully revised and updated edition of this popular introduction to language teaching methodology, which describes different methods and approaches in language teaching.

    Diane Larsen-freeman is a Professor of Education and Director of the English Language Institute at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She is also Distinguished Senior Faculty Fellow at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont. She has spoken and published widely on the topics of teacher education, second language acquisition, English grammar, and language teaching methodology. She has published several books including Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching with Oxford University Press (2000, Second Edition).


    In 1997, Dr. Larsen-Freeman was inducted into the Vermont Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 1999, she was named one of the ESL pioneers by ESL Magazine. In 2000, she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Heinle & Heinle Publishers.