International Perspectives on Teaching English to Young Learners (International Perspectives on English Language Teaching)

International Perspectives on Teaching English to Young Learners (International Perspectives on English Language Teaching)

By: Sarah Rich (editor)Paperback

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This volume comprises 11 research-led accounts from Teaching English to Young Learner (TEYL) educators working in a range of diverse settings worldwide. The innovative practical and theoretical perspectives offer some important insights into effective TEYL pedagogy for the 21st century.

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Wendy Arnold, TESOL educator, UK Janice Bland, University of Vechta, Lower Saxony, Germany Zehang Chen, Beijing Normal University, China Alina Gamboa, Independent Scholar, UK Brian Gaynor, Muroran University, Japan Sang-Ah Jeon, University of Exeter, UK Caroline Linse, Queen's University, Belfast, UK Leketi Makalela, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa Mohammad Manasreh, Qatar University Shelagh Rixon, Independent Scholar, UK El?bieta Sowa, University of Exeter, UK Qiang Wang, Beijing Normal University, China


1. Taking Stock: Where Are We Now With TEYL?; Sarah Rich PART I: STARTING POINTS FOR AN INQUIRY INTO TEYL PEDAGOGIC PRACTICE 2. Making the Moves from Decoding to Extensive Reading with Young Learners: Insights from Research and Practice around the World; Wendy Arnold and Shelagh Rixon 3. Examining Classroom Interactional Practices to Promote Learning in the Young Learner EFL Classroom in China; Zehang Chen and Qiang Wang 4. From Language Policy to Pedagogic Practice: Elementary School English in Japan; Brian Gaynor PART II: TEACHING TEYL IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD: NEW OPPORTUNITIES AND NEW CHALLENGES 5. The Impact of Playing Commercial Online Games on Young Korean EFL Learners' L2 Identity; Sang-ah Jeon 6. Addressing Intercultural Awareness-raising in the Young Learner EFL Classroom in Poland: Some Teacher Perspectives; Ela Sowa 7. Globalization, Plurilingualism and Young Learners in Mexico and Beyond; Caroline Linse and Alina Gamboa PART III: INTRODUCING INNOVATIONS IN TEYL 8. Rethinking the Role of the Native Language in Learning to Read in English: Insights from a Reading Intervention in a Rural Primary School in South Africa; Leketi Makalela 9. Interactive Theatre with Student Teachers and Young Learners: Enhancing EFL Learning Across Institutional Divisions in Germany; Janice Bland 10. Scaffolding Listening through ICT with Young Learners in Qatar; Mohammad Manasreh 11. The Added Value of International Perspectives on TEYL; Sarah Rich Suggestions for Further Reading ?

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  • publication date: 18/11/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781137023223
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 222
  • ID: 9781137023223
  • weight: 322
  • ISBN10: 1137023228

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