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International Perspectives on English Language Teaching

International Perspectives on Teaching the Four Skills in ELT

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing

Editors: Burns, Anne, Siegel, Joseph (Eds.)

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  • Unites global contributors to discuss the teaching and learning of the four key skills in English
  • Analyses a wide range of teaching and learning contexts
  • Offers practical and informative accounts from around the world
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About this book

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 edited 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. 

About the authors

Anne Burns is Professor of TESOL at the University of New South Wales, Australia, and Professor Emerita, at Aston University, UK. She has published extensively on teaching speaking, action research and language teacher education. 

Joseph Siegel is Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities, Education and Social Science at Örebro University, Sweden. His research interests include action research, listening pedagogy, contextual education comparisons and pragmatic interaction. 

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)
  • Teaching the Four Language Skills: Themes and Issues

    Pages 1-17

    Burns, Anne (et al.)

  • What Teachers Say About Listening and Its Pedagogy: A Comparison Between Two Countries

    Pages 21-35

    Santos, Denise (et al.)

  • L2 Listening in China: An Examination of Current Practice

    Pages 37-50

    Renandya, Willy A. (et al.)

  • The Development of a Listening Course for Japanese University Students

    Pages 51-63

    McAuliffe, Michael (et al.)

  • Listening Instruction for ESP: Exploring Nursing Education Where English is a Lingua Franca

    Pages 65-77

    Tweedie, M. Gregory (et al.)

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eBook $109.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-63444-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $139.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-63443-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $139.99
price for USA in USD
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
  • Due: January 1, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-319-87557-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
International Perspectives on Teaching the Four Skills in ELT
Book Subtitle
Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing
Editors
  • Anne Burns
  • Joseph Siegel
Series Title
International Perspectives on English Language Teaching
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-63444-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-63444-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-63443-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-87557-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 260
Number of Illustrations
12 b/w illustrations
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