Focus On Reading (Paperback)
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Focus On Reading (Paperback)

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Paperback 198 Pages / Published: 05/11/2015
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Oxford Key Concepts for the Language Classroom focuses on key topics for teaching English as a second or foreign language. These instructional guides are informed by research in second language acquisition and language pedagogy, and show the relevance of theory to the practising teacher.
This series is for teachers of English as a second or foreign language for learners aged 5-18. It is suitable for students working towards MA TESOL, graduate certificate, or diploma qualifications, and for practising teachers' professional development programs.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780194003124
Number of pages: 198
Weight: 354 g
Dimensions: 234 x 161 x 12 mm


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Focus on Reading dissects key research on L2 reading and provides implications and resources for incorporating them into instructional practice. The authors dispel myths about L2 reading by closely examining relevant research and theory. This book will be of high utility for dual language, ESL and reading teachers who work with diverse English language learners. * Margarita Calderon, Professor Emerita, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore *
'This particular title aims to equip teachers and teachers in training with the practical skills they will need to teach second language reading to students with different learning needs... This book covers many aspects of the subject in a readable and accessible way, and I can recommend it to anyone who teaches reading to students in primary and secondary schools.' * English Teaching Professional *
"The coherent and easy-to-follow organisation of this book, the reference to up-to-date research material, and the inclusion of a variety of activities, make it an invaluable resource." * Modern English Teacher *
"Like other books in this innovative series, Focus on Reading links research and practice... I enjoyed learning about the characteristics of online reading and 'assistive technologies', and the transition between 'learning to read' and 'reading to learn'. The 10-page glossary is helpful. Fascinating." * EL Gazette *
This title specifically addresses many of the factors involved in teaching second language reading skills... Focus on Reading is a suitable resource for teachers who are working to develop effective reading and assessment strategies for second language reading students with a variety of learning needs. * Canadian Teacher Magazine *
The coherent and easy-to-follow organisation of this book, the reference to up-to-date research material, and the inclusion of a variety of activities, make it an invaluable resource. * Modern English Teacher *
Like other books in this innovative series, Focus on Reading links research and practice... I enjoyed learning about the characteristics of online reading and 'assistive technologies', and the transition between 'learning to read' and 'reading to learn'. The 10-page glossary is helpful. Fascinating. * EL Gazette *

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