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Making it happen : from interactive to participatory language teaching : evolving theory and practice / Patricia A. Richard-Amato.

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Author/Creator:
Richard-Amato, Patricia A.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2010
Imprint:
4th ed. - White Plains, NY : Pearson Longman, c2010.
Format:
  • Book
  • xv, 599 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 539-578) and index.
Contents:
  • PART I THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS Exploring Your Current Beliefs About Learning and Teaching Languages Chapter 1 FROM GRAMMAR-BASED TO COMMUNICATIVE APPROACHES: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE Questions to Think About Grammar-Based Approaches Chomsky's Contributions The Connectionist Communicative Approaches Summary Questions and Projects for Reflection and Discussion Suggested Readings and Reference Materials Chapter2 THE PROCESS OF LEARNING A SECOND LANGUAGE IN THE CLASSROOM: A COGNITIVE VIEW Questions to Think About The Interaction Approach The Process of Learning a Second Language Error Treatment Instructed Grammar Summary Questions and Projects for Reflection and Discussion Suggested Reading and Reference Materials Chapter 3 TOWARD A SOCIOCULTURAL/COGNITIVE MODEL Questions to Think About A Comparison of L1 and L2 Language Acquisition Information-Processing Models Where Do We Go from Here? Vygotsky's Sociocultural/Cognitive Perspective A Proposed Dialogical Model for Second Language Acquisition Summary Question and Projects for Reflection and Discussion Suggested Reading and Reference Materials Chapter 4 EMERGENT PARTICIPATORY LANGUAGE TEACHING Questions to Think About Empowerment in the Language Classroom A Working Description of Participatory Language Teaching Participatory Practices Meeting Standards Through Participatory Teaching Common Misunderstandings Enabling Students Through Strategic Learning Summary Questions and Projects for Reflection and Discussion Suggested Readings and Reference Materials Chapter 5 DEVELOPING SKILLS: IMPLICIT AND EXPLICIT TEACHING STRATEGIES Questions to Think About Implicit and Explicit: What's the Difference? Skills Integration Needs Assessment: Product or Process Oriented? Teaching Strategies for Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing Critical Literacy Summary Questions and Projects for Reflections and Discussion Suggested Reading and Reference Materials Chapter 6 THE AFFECTIVE DOMAIN Questions to Think About Attitudes Motivation Level of Anxiety Related Factors Creating a Positive School and Community Environment Summary Questions and Projects for Reflection and Discussion Suggested Reading and Reference Materials Chapter 7 LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT AND STANDARDS Questions to Think About Language Tests: A Traditional Framework Test Evaluation, Selection, and Development Determining Placement Making Assessment an Integral Part of the Classroom Environment Identifying and Assessing Learner Outcomes Standard for Second and Foreign Language Teaching in the United States A Dialogical Approach to Assessment Summary Questions and Projects for Reflection and Discussion Suggested Readings and Reference Materials PART II EXPLORING METHODS AND ACTIVITIES Interactive Methods and Activities Adapting the Content of Activities Chapter 8 PHYSICAL INVOLVEMENT IN THE LANGUAGE LEARNING PROCESS Questions to Think About The Total Physical Response: Taking Another Look Total Physical Response Storytelling The Audio-Motor Unit Summary Questions and Projects for Reflection and Discussion Suggested Readings and Reference Materials Chapter 9 INTERACTIVE PRACTICES Questions to Think About The Natural Approach Revisited Modifying and Enhancing Instruction in the Language Classroom Summary Questions and Projects for Reflection and Discussion Suggested Readings and Reference Materials Chapter 10 CHANTS, MUSIC, AND POETRY Questions to Think About Chants Music Poetry Summary Questions and Projects for Reflection and Discussion Suggested Readings and Reference Materials Chapter 11 STORYTELLING, ROLE PLAY, AND DRAMA Questions to Think About Warm-Ups Storytelling Role Play Drama Summary Questions and Projects for Reflection and Discussion Suggested Readings and Reference Materials Chapter 12 GAMES Questions to Think About Nonverbal Games Board-Advancing Games Word-Focus Games Treasure Hunts Guessing Games Summary Questions and Projects for Reflection and Discussion Suggested Readings and Reference Materials Chapter 13 WAYS TO PROMOTE LITERACY DEVELOPMENT Questions to Think About The Language Experience Approach Literature-Based Curriculum Writing Workshops Advance Academic Literacy Summary Questions and Projects for Reflection and Discussion Suggested Readings and Reference Materials Chapter 14 AFFECTIVE ACTIVITES Questions to Think About What do Learner Value? What Role Can Teachers Play During Affective Activities? When Can Affective Activities Be Used? Other Important Considerations Preparing Students for Affective Activities Activities to Further Identify Development Summary Questions and Projects for Reflection and Discussion Suggested Readings and Reference Materials PART III PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: SOME PRACTICAL ISSUES Second Language Programs Foreign Language Programs Teachers New to a Particular Culture Chapter 15 DEVISING A PLAN Questions to Think About Integrating Methods, Strategies, and Activities into a Flexible Curriculum Structuring Lessons Themes Cycle/Investigative Inquiry Infusing Standards into the Curriculum Deciding the Focus of the Instruction: Proficiency-Based, Task-Based, or Content-Based Using Peer Facilitators and Lay Assistants Cooperative Learning as a Management Technique Working with Large and Mixed-Level Classes Summary Questions and Projects for Reflection and Discussion Suggested Readings and Reference Materials Chapter 16 TOOLS FOR TEACHING LAGUAGES: TEXTBOOKS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, AND VIDEOS Questions to Think About Textbooks Computer Programs Videos Summary Questions and Projects for Reflection and Discussion Suggested Readings and Reference Materials Chapter 17 TEACHING LANGUAGE THROUGH THE CONTENT AREAS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Questions to Think About Submersion Immersion Bilingual Education in the United States Program Possibilities for English Learners Program Possibilities for Foreign Language Students Professional Development: Teacher Research, Observation, and Evaluation Summary Questions and Projects for Reflection and Discussion Suggested Readings and Reference Materials PART IV PROGRAMS IN ACTION Chapter 18 ESL PROGRAMS A College English Language Program A University Support Program: Project LEAP A Life-Skills Adult Basic Education Program A Secondary Sheltered English Program An Elementary District-Wide Program A Kindergarten ESL Program within a Spanish Bilingual School Chapter 19 FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAMS A Village Immersion Program for Global Understanding, Language Development, and Maintenance A French Immersion Program for Elementary Students A Bicultural Institute for Children, Adolescent, and Adults A Middle School Spanish Program A High School Spanish Program Chapter 20 TWO-WAY BILINGUAL AND HERITAGE TRIBAL LANGUAGE PROGRAMS A Developmental Spanish/English Program An Immersion Cantonese/English Language Program Maintaining American Indian Languages: A Pueblo Indian Language Immersion Program by Christine Sims, Acoma Pueblo PART V CASE STUDIES: TEACHER NARRATION TO STIMULATE PROFESSIONAL DIALOGUE Case Study 1: Motivating Beto (Kindergarten) Case Study 2: My "Good Year" Explodes: Bringing in the Parents (Elementary School) Case Study 3: Please, Not Another ESL Student (Middle School) Case Study 4: Conflict Resolution on Campus (High School) Case Study 5: A Multicultural Challenge (College/University) REFERENCES.
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Publisher's Summary:
This cutting-edge best-selling text highlights strategies for teaching languages to children, adolescents, and adults beginning through advanced. It presents a cyclic approach theory and practice in which theory informs practice and vice-versa. The text also stresses peer- and self-evaluation in simulated, as well as real classrooms. New to this edition: *Separate chapters on implicit/explicit teaching and on a sociocultural/cognitive synthesis. *New sections on focus form strategies, World Englishes, research directions, corpus analysis, dialogical assessment, and the Acoma heritage language program. *The research has been updated throughout and reflects influential thinking for the 21st century. *Part 1: Theoretical Considerations Explores current theory and research; builds a case for emergent participatory teaching; and highlights literacy development, self-directed learning strategies, and current assessment issues and practices. *Part II: Exploring Methods and Activities Presents a practical reservoir from which teacher can draw as they develop their own methodologies and local practice. *Part III: Putting It All Together: Some Practical Issues Considers issues critical to program development, lesson design, textbook and computer program selection, video use; teacher research and professional development (including SOP). *Part IV: Programs in Action Describes K-Adult Programs (ESL, Foreign Language, Bilingual, and Tribal Heritage). *Part V: Case Studies: Teacher Narrations to Stimulate Professional Dialogue Presents case studies, ranging from kindergarten through university levels.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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ISBN:
9780132361378
013236137X

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