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Lee, James F
Making communicative language teaching happen / James F. Lee, Bill VanPatten
2nd ed
Boston : McGraw-Hill, c2003
book jacket
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 4th Floor  P53 .L437 2003    DUE 09-22-14 OFF CAMPUS
Subject(s) Language and languages -- Study and teaching
Communicative competence
Physical Description xix, 300 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-293) and index
Contents Ch. 1. From Atlas and Audiolingualism to Acquisition -- Ch. 2. Working with Input -- Ch. 3. Communicating in the Classroom -- Ch. 4. Building Toward a Proficiency Goal -- Ch. 5. Suggestions for Using Information-Exchange Tasks for Oral Testing -- Ch. 6. Issues in Learning and Teaching Grammar -- Ch. 7. Processing Instruction and Structured Input -- Ch. 8. Structured Output: A Focus on Form in Language Production -- Ch. 9. Suggestions for Testing Grammar -- Ch. 10. Listening Comprehension -- Ch. 11. Comprehending Written Language -- Ch. 12. Writing and Composing in a Second Language -- Ch. 13. Issues in Testing Comprehension and in Evaluating Writing -- App. Sample Processing Instruction Lesson on the French Causative
Summary The guiding principle of "Making Communicative Language Teaching Happen" is the premise that communication is the expression, interpretation, and negotiation of meaning, and not simply oral expression. Following that framework, "Making Communicative Language Teaching Happen" helps instructors develop communicative classroom environments that blend listening, speaking, reading, and writing
NOTE 518638
Series McGraw-Hill second language professional series. Directions in second language learning
Alternate Author VanPatten, Bill

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