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Title Applied linguistics and materials development / edited by Brian Tomlinson
Published London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 335 pages) : illustrations
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction: Applied linguistics and materials development / Brian Tomlinson -- pt. ONE Learning and teaching languages -- 2. Second language acquisition and materials development / Brian Tomlinson -- 3. Beyond semantics: Moving language in foreign language learning / Peter Lutzker -- 4. Classroom research of language classes / Brian Tomlinson -- 5. Language learning for young learners / Irma-Kaarina Ghosn -- Comments on Part One / Brian Tomlinson -- pt. TWO Aspects of language use -- 6. Spoken language research: The applied linguistic challenge / Ivor Timmis -- 7. Vocabulary / Alan Maley -- 8. Pragmatics / Noriko Ishihara -- 9. The application of discourse analysis to materials design for language teaching / Ben Fenton-Smith -- 10. Intercultural competence / Hitomi Masuhara -- Comments on Part Two / Brian Tomlinson -- pt. THREE Language skills -- 11. Reading / Philip Prowse -- 12. The teaching of reading in English for young learners: Some considerations and next steps / Annie Hughes -- 13. Listening in another language -- research and materials / Jeff Stranks -- 14. Materials for writing -- was this the case of the Runaway Bandwagon? / Vahid Nimehchisalem -- 15. Teaching speaking in a second language / David A. Hill -- Comments on Part Three / Brian Tomlinson -- pt. FOUR Curriculum development -- 16. Implementing language policy and planning through materials development / Brian Tomlinson -- 17. Studies of pedagogy / Freda Mishan -- 18. Modes of delivery / Freda Mishan -- 19. Language testing washback: The role of materials / Hitomi Masuhara -- Comments on Part Four / Brian Tomlinson
Summary Focuses for the first time on materials development and applications of current research and theory for the main areas of applied linguistics (e.g. second language acquisition, pragmatics, vocabulary studies). There are many books on applied linguistic theory and research and there are now a number of books on the principled development of materials for language learning, but this book takes a new approach by connecting the two concerns. Each of its chapters first of all presents relevant theories and research conclusions for its area and then considers practical applications for materials dev
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Applied linguistics -- Research.
Language acquisition.
Language and languages -- Study and teaching.
Second language acquisition.
Teaching -- Aids and devices.
Form Electronic book
Author Tomlinson, Brian, 1943-
ISBN 1283853248 (MyiLibrary)
1441118551 (eISBN)
9781283853248 (MyiLibrary)
9781441118554 (eISBN)