The Book of Pronunciation: Proposals for a Practical Pedagogy (with Audio CD)
Teacher Development Series.
The Book of Pronunciationis a definitive account of the key role pronunciation plays in teaching and learning, providing a highly authoritative but hugely accessible overview of the essential elements of English pronunciation as well as a wide range of classroom practice.
The Book of Pronunciation is accompanied by a CD, which provides models for the teacher and practice for the learners.
This book is the definitive resource for language teachers: looking for ways to incorporate pronunciation into their teaching, wishing to expand their range of pronunciation activities, wanting their learners to use language confidently and intelligibly.
The Developing Teacher: Practical Activities for Professional DevelopmentTeacher Development Series.
The Developing Teacher has been awarded the 2009 Duke of Edinburgh/ESU Award for Best Entry for Teachers.
The Developing Teacher suggests that teachers themselves are the most powerful agents of change and development in their own professional career.
The Developing Teacher is ideal for teachers who wish to take control of their own development, for those people in positions of responsibility for teacher development, and for complementing courses in language teacher education.
The Developing Teacher contains three distinctive parts A, B and C which focus in turn on theory, practice and development:
The Company Words Keep - Lexical Chunks in Language TeachingTeacher Development Series.
"The Company Words Keep" is a practical and thought-provoking guide for language teachers, showing how the latest insights into "language chunks" can lead to learners acquiring natural and fluent English. Here is a new methodology based on the Lexical Approach, a practical theory of language, of learning - and of teaching. The authors have drawn on their considerable experiences to reflect both on the situation of many non-native teachers around the world who are not always sure which word partnerships are likely and unlikely as well addressing native speakers who still need point-of-need confidence in class and in the key terms involved in the teaching.
Teaching Unplugged - Dogme in English Language TeachingTeacher Development Series.
Teaching Unplugged has just been awarded the British Council 2010 ELTons UK Award for Innovation.
Teaching Unplugged is the first book to deal comprehensively with the approach in English Language Teaching known as Dogme ELT. It challenges not only the way we view teaching, but also the way we view being a teacher.
Dogme ELT advocates teaching ‘unplugged’: a materials-light, conversation-driven philosophy of teaching that, above all, focuses on the learner and on emergent language.
Teaching Online - Tools and techniques, Options and OpportunitiesTeacher Development Series.
Teaching Online is a clear, accessible and reassuringly practical book - essential reading for anyone interested in online teaching and course delivery. The authors share their wealth of experience in a fundamental area of interest to language teaching professionals today. It deals comprehensively with: - ways you should approach both online and blended courses - tools you should know about - techniques you should use for successful online teaching Teaching Online contains three distinctive parts which focus in turn on theory, practice and development.
Digital Play was winner in the Innovation in Teacher Resources category at the 2012 ELTons!
Digital Play is a pioneering book on the use of computer games in language teaching, in which the authors share their expertise in training teachers in innovative classroom practice with their excitement for teaching with technology.
50 Steps to Improving Your Academic Writing: Study Book
50 Steps to Improving Your Academic Writing addresses the challenges facing every student beginning a program of academic study. This comprehensive guide gives you everything you need to write well-constructed academic essays. It is packed full of information that is critical to attaining better marks, including:
how to apply critical thinking skills
how to strengthen your arguments
how to include paper referencing
how to avoid plagiarism
50 Steps has been developed to mirror best practice in academic essay writing: researching, planning, writing and then proofreading an essay.