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Interpreting Communicative Language Teaching: Contexts and Concerns in Teacher Education


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The emergence of English as a global language, along with technological innovations and the growing need for learner autonomy, is changing language teaching rapidly and profoundly. With these changes come new demands and challenges for teaching education programs.

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Communication language teaching : linguistic theory and classroom practice / Sandra J. Savignon — Teacher education for curricular innovation in Japan / Minoru Wada — Practical understandings of communicative language teaching and teacher development / Kazuyoshi Sato — Zen and the art of English language teaching / Kiyoko Kusano Hubbell — The washback effect on classroom teaching of changes in public examinations / Liying Cheng — National standards and the diffusion of innovation : language teaching in the United States / Ana Schwartz — Innovation teaching in foreign language contexts : the case of Taiwan / Chaochang Wang — The use of technology in high-enrollment courses : implications for teacher education and communicative language teaching / Diane Musumeci — Learner autonomy and the education of language teachers : how to practice what is preached and preach what is practiced / Eus Schalkwijk ... [et al.] — Genres of power in language teacher education : interpreting the "experts" / Celeste Kinginger.

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Yale University Press
Foreign Language Study : General
Savignon, Sandra J.
Publication Date:
April 2002

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Education » Classroom Resources
Education » General
History and Social Science » Linguistics » General
History and Social Science » Linguistics » Psycholinguistics

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