Learning to Teach Foreign Languages in the Secondary School: A companion to school experience - Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series (Paperback)
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Learning to Teach Foreign Languages in the Secondary School: A companion to school experience - Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series (Paperback)

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Paperback 412 Pages / Published: 05/12/2013
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Praise for previous editions:-

`A wealth of theory, research, practical advice, case studies and tasks in one volume...Indispensable for both HEI tutors and mentors, and an important book to recommend to all MFL students.' - Language Learning Journal

`Presenting clear, straightforward, factual information on all current issues facing MFL student teachers ... An excellent reference guide during the first years of teaching.' - Mentoring and Tutoring

Learning to Teach Foreign Languages in the Secondary School has established itself as the leading textbook for student teachers of foreign languages in the UK and internationally. The practical focus is underpinned by a theoretical perspective and backed up by the latest research, encouraging you to develop a personal approach to foreign language teaching.

This new, fourth edition, has been comprehensively updated to take account of recent policy and curriculum changes, and now covers a range of relevant statutory frameworks. Fully revised chapters cover the key knowledge and skills essential for becoming a foreign language teacher:

What can we learn from research into language teaching and learning?

Teaching methods and learning strategies

Creating a meaningful learning environment

Transition from Primary to Secondary

The role of digital technologies

Teaching in the target language

Receptive skills and productive skills

Teaching and learning grammar

Planning and reflecting on classroom practice

Pupil differences and differentiation

Assessment for and of learning

It includes many examples of how to analyse practice to ensure pupil learning is maximised, together with activities and tasks to support you as you analyse your own learning and performance.

Learning to Teach Foreign Languages in the Secondary School provides practical help and support for many of the situations and potential challenges you are faced with in school. It is an essential purchase for every aspiring secondary foreign languages school teacher.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415689960
Number of pages: 412
Weight: 748 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 mm
Edition: 4th New edition


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Praise for this edition:

'This is an impressive volume that represents a thorough updating of what is already a standard text on Foreign Language teaching...It will be immensely useful for not only for beginning teachers but also more experienced practitioners.' - Mike Calvert, York St John University, UK

Praise for previous editions:

'An excellent reference resource presenting clear, straightforward, factual information on all current issues...An excellent reference guide during the first years of teaching.' - Mentoring and Tutoring

`Very impressive ...A wealth of theory, research, practical advice, case studies and tasks in one volume ...Indispensable for both HEI tutors and mentors, and an important book to recommend to all MFL students.' - Langauge Learning Journal

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