Describes how to implement this easily accessible form of professional development, outlines specific strategies for adapting instruction to engage ELLs, and provides academic language development videos.
Explores a wide variety of issues related to second language pedagogy and SLTE, including the importance of SLA research; competency-based teacher education approach; classroom-based action research, and more.
Presents current research in the study of ESL, including brain plasticity and phonetic training in ESL; using authentic newspaper texts in teaching intermediate vocabulary in ESL learners; EFL/ESL teaching in China; and improving reading skills for ESL learners using SoundSpel.
The contributions to this volume explore several focal issues related to the global spread of English and their implications for English language teaching, providing both theoretical and empirical perspectives on recent research and implications in educational terms.
Provides a practical guide to translating current research into effective practice, with how-to material and other instructional aids that will facilitate teaching and assessing EL students whose reading problems make it difficult to determine whether or not they have learning disabilities.