Teaching by Principles is a widely acclaimed methodology test used in language teacher education programs around the world. In this fourth edition, Dr. H. Douglas Brown and Dr. Heekyeong Lee offer a comprehensive survey of practical language teaching options firmly anchored in current research on second language acquisition and pedagogy.
Features of the Fourth Edition
A comprehensive update on current issues, new research findings, and innovative classroom teaching techniques, with additional and reworked chapters to reflect this information
A description and analysis of new foundational principles, including: agency, identity, languaculture, communities of practice, embodied cognition, and self-regulation
Pre-reading organizers at the beginning of each chapter
Frquent statistics and pedagogical "tips" in each chapter
Numerous "classroom connections" to stimulate practical applications of concepts and principles
End-of-chapter group activities, discussion topics, and suggested additional readings
A glossary of technical terminology
H. Douglas Brown is a professor emeritus of English as a Second Language at San Francisco State University. He was the president of International TESOL from 1980 to 1981, and in 2001 he received TESOL's James E. Alatis Award for Distinguished Service. Heekyeong Lee is Associate Professor of TESOL/TFL at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.
PART I. FOUNDATIONS FOR CLASSROOM PRACTICE Chapter 1 Getting Started Chapter 2 A Century of Language Teaching Chapter 3 Contextualizing Communicative Approaches Chapter 4 Teaching by Principles Chapter 5 Agency in Language Learning PART II. CONTEXTS OF LEARNING AND TEACHING Chapter 6 Teaching Across Age Levels Chapter 7 Teaching Across Proficiency Levels Chapter 8 Cultural and Sociopolitical Contexts PART III. PRACTICAL CLASSROOM CONSIDERATIONS Chapter 9 Curriculum and Course Design Chapter 10 Lesson Planning Chapter 11 Techniques, Textbooks, and Materials Chapter 12 Technology in Language Learning and Teaching Chapter 13 Creating an Interactive Classroom Chapter 14 Classroom Management PART IV. TEACHING LANGUAGE SKILLS Chapter 15 Teaching Listening Chapter 16 Teaching Speaking Chapter 17 Teaching Reading Chapter 18 Teaching Writing Chapter 19 Teaching Grammar and Vocabulary PART V. ASSESSING LANGUAGE SKILLS Chapter 20 Language Assessment: Principles and Issues Chapter 21 Classroom-Based Assessment PART VI. LIFELONG LEARNING Chapter 22 Teacher Development Chapter 23 Teachers for Social Responsibility Bibliography Glossary