Teaching ESL/Efl Listening and Speaking
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Teaching ESL/Efl Listening and Speaking (ESL and Applied Linguistics Professional)

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Using a framework based on principles of teaching and learning, this highly practical guide provides a wealth of suggestions for helping learners at all levels of proficiency develop their listening and speaking skills and fluency. By following these suggestions, which are organized around four strands - meaning-focused input, meaning-focused output, language-focused learn...more
ebook, 210 pages
Published August 12th 2008 by Routledge (first published August 1st 2008)
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Billie Pritchett
Paul Nation's and Jonathan Newton's book Teaching ESL/EFL Listening and Speaking is an excellent resource. The book is especially helpful in how a teacher could organize her course objectives. It is also helpful with providing various activities for ESL/EFL learners. Nation and Newton also provide suggestions for certain levels of vocabulary that should be emphasized at different levels of language proficiency. Thumbs up.
Mark Wilkerson
While not the most user-friendly text, there is much helpful information and effective strategies for teaching the two underrated aspects of learning English, listening and speaking.

Do yourself a favor and skip chapter 1 altogether. If the author wanted to get the attention of readers with an engaging beginning, he failed miserably. Start instead with chapter 2, entitled "Beginning to Listen and Speak in Another Language." Believe me, you will save yourself a big headache in doing this!

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Paul Nation is Emeritus Professor in Applied Linguistics at the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies (LALS) at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His specialist interests are language teaching methodology and vocabulary learning. He supervises PhD research on vocabulary. He has taught in Indonesia, Thailand, the United States, Finland and Japan.


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