The Handbook of Language Teaching  -     Edited By: Michael H. Long, Catherine J. Doughty
    By: Michael H. Long(Ed.) & Catherine J. Doughty(Ed.)
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The Handbook of Language Teaching

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 824
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 1444350021
ISBN-13: 9781444350029

Publisher's Description

Bringing together an international and interdisciplinary team ofcontributors, this Handbook is a wide-ranging and invaluablereference guide to language teaching.
  • A comprehensive reference work on language teaching, whichcombines the latest research findings, coverage of core topics, andexamples of teaching experience from a variety of languages andsettings
  • Provides a unique breadth of coverage, including: thepsycholinguistic underpinnings of language learning; social,political, and educational contexts; program design; materialswriting and course design; teaching and testing; teacher education;and assessment and evaluation
  • Offers a balanced evaluation of the major positions andapproaches, including examining the increasingly important socialand political context of language teaching
  • Written by an international and interdisciplinary group ofauthors from a dozen different countries; English is only one ofthe many languages used as examples throughout the volume

Author Bio

Michael H. Long is Professor of Second Language Acquisitionin the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at theUniversity of Maryland. Recent publications include The Handbookof Second Language Acquisition, co-edited with CatherineDoughty (Wiley-Blackwell, 2003), Second Language NeedsAnalysis (2005), and Problems in Second LanguageAcquisition (2007).

Catherine J. Doughty is Senior Research Scientist andSecond Language Acquisition Area Director at the Center for theAdvanced Study of Language at the University of Maryland, and is anaffiliate Professor of Second Language Acquisition at theUniversity of Maryland. She is co-editor (with Michael Long) ofThe Handbook of Second Language Acquisition(Wiley-Blackwell, 2003).

Editorial Reviews

“The Handbook offers state-of-the-art research-basedanalysis on what is currently known about language teaching. Theinclusion of new and fast-growing issues as well as the variety oftopics is indeed one of its strongest features.” (Studies in Second Language Acquisition,2012)


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