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Title Readings in second language pedagogy and second language acquisition : in Japanese context / edited by Asako Yoshitomi, Tae Umino and Masahi Negishi
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (271 pages) : illustrations
Series Usage-based linguistic informatics, 1872-2091 ; v. 4
Usage-based linguistic informatics ; v. 4
Contents Readings in Second Language Pedagogy and Second Language Acquisition; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Contents; Message from the President; Center of Usage-Based Linguistic Informatics (UBLI); Preface; Discourse Politeness Theory and Cross-Cultural Pragmatics; Teaching Conversational Storytelling Skills to Japanese Students of English -- Why is it Necessary and What could be Taught? -; Integration of Theory and Practice in Grammar Teaching -- Grammaring, Grammarization and Task Activities -; A Computerized Test of Oral Proficiency -- Development of an Automated Instrument
Summary The selected contributions of this volume focus on various issues related to second language pedagogy and second language acquisition in the Japanese context. Part I covers such topics as discourse pragmatics and cross-cultural pragmatics in language teaching; the instruction of conversation through training in story telling skills; task activities as a means for grammarization in grammar teaching; the development of a computerized speaking test and a proficiency scale for EFL learners; and the social aspects of the language teacher expertise. Part II deals with the cognitive transformation in
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Japan.
Second language acquisition.
Form Electronic book
Author Negishi, Masashi, 1959-
Umino, Tae.
Yoshitomi, Asako.
ISBN 1282254316
9027293457 (electronic bk.)
9789027293459 (electronic bk.)