An English Syllabus

An English Syllabus

Author: E. E. Reynolds

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781316612712

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 119

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Originally published in 1931, this book was written to provide teachers with 'detailed suggestions for the planning of English work in schools'. These suggestions were based on the author's experience of teaching in secondary schools and were intended to offer practical solutions, incorporating an understanding of the restraints imposed by examinations and timetabling. The text is divided into three main sections: 'General principles', 'The syllabus' and 'Aids'. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the teaching of English and the history of education.

Teaching Business English

Teaching Business English

Author: Mark Ellis

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0194371670

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 266

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Gives background to the business learner's world and strategies for approaching the training task, focusing on the learner's professional knowledge and experience. This book is suitable for teachers, trainers, and course organizers in the field of Business English or considering a move into it.

Tools for Teaching

Tools for Teaching

Author: Barbara Gross Davis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047056945X

Category: Education

Page: 608

View: 894

This is the long-awaited update on the bestselling book that offers a practical, accessible reference manual for faculty in any discipline. This new edition contains up-to-date information on technology as well as expanding on the ideas and strategies presented in the first edition. It includes more than sixty-one chapters designed to improve the teaching of beginning, mid-career, or senior faculty members. The topics cover both traditional tasks of teaching as well as broader concerns, such as diversity and inclusion in the classroom and technology in educational settings.

Teaching English to the World

Teaching English to the World

Author: George Braine

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135603496

Category: Education

Page: 212

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A collection of English language teaching (ELT) histories, curricula, and personal narratives from non-native speaker (NNS) English teachers worldwide. Each chapter describes first the history of English language teaching in a country, then the current ELT curriculum, followed by the biography of an English teacher of that country.

Secondary School English Education in Asia

Secondary School English Education in Asia

Author: Bernard Spolsky

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317642756

Category: Education

Page: 222

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Continuing on from the previously published Primary School English-Language Education in Asia: From Policy to Practice (Moon & Spolsky, 2012), this book compiles the proceedings which took place at the 2011 annual conference of AsiaTEFL which took place in Seoul, Korea. It surveys the current status, practices, challenges, and future directions of Secondary English education in 11 diverse countries - in Israel, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Vietnam and China. Given the importance of secondary English education as the central feature for continuing development of target language and culture in English language teaching in Asia, each contributed chapter includes key policies, theories, and practices related to the development and implementation of country-specific curricular and instructional programs in secondary English educational contexts in these countries. Secondary School English Education in Asia: From Policy to Practice critically analyses both sides of the English language debate – from advantages to complications – in its chapters including: Educating for the 21st Century: The Singapore Experience Miles to Go ...: Secondary Level English Language Education in India English Language Education Innovation for the Vietnamese Secondary School: The Project 2020 Exploring the Value of ELT as a Secondary School Subject in China: A Multi-goal Model for English Curriculum Secondary School English Education in Asia will appeal to English Language Teaching (ELT) researchers, teacher educators, trainee teachers and teachers, primarily those teaching in Asia.

Critical Literacy in the Classroom

Critical Literacy in the Classroom

Author: Wendy Morgan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134765775

Category: Education

Page: 230

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Critical literacy investigates how forms of knowledge, and the power they bring, are created in language and taken up by those who use texts. It asks how language might be put to different, more equitable uses, and how texts might be recreated in a way that would tell a different story. This book is a carefully documented and critically analysed example of the growing emphasis on critical literacy in syllabuses, government reports and the like. It: * bridges the gap between academics' theorizing and teachers' work * describes how secondary teachers have planned and implemented critical literacy curricula on a range of topics, from Shakespeare to the workplace * listens to teachers reflecting on their teaching and analyses classroom talk * extrapolates from present practice to a future critical literacy in a digitised, hypermedia world. Teachers and students of education, critical literacy advocates and theorists of literacy and schooling can learn much more from this book, which shows how critical literacy teachers, and their students are contributing to the ongoing reinvention of English education as critical literacy.

American Literature & the Culture Wars

American Literature & the Culture Wars

Author: Gregory S. Jay

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 0801484227

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 260

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Gregory S. Jay boldly challenges the future of American literary studies. Why pursue the study and teaching of a distinctly American literature? What is the appropriate purpose and scope of such pursuits? Is the notion of a traditional canon of great books out of date? Where does American literature leave off and Mexican or Caribbean or Canadian or postcolonial literature begin? Are today's campus conflicts fueled more by economics or ideology? Jay addresses these questions and others relating to American literary studies to explain why this once arcane academic discipline found itself so often in the news during the culture wars of the 1990s. While asking some skeptical questions about new directions and practices, Jay argues forcefully in favor of opening the borders of American literary and cultural analysis. He relates the struggle for representation in literary theory to a larger cultural clash over the meaning and justice of representation, then shows how this struggle might expand both the contents and the teaching of American literature. In an account of the vexed legacy of the Declaration of Independence, he provides a historical context for the current quarrels over literature and politics. Prominent among these debates are those over multiculturalism, which Jay takes up in an essay on the impasses of identity politics. In closing, he considers how the field of comparative American cultural studies might be constructed.