ERIC Number: ED146796
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
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Focus on the Learner: Pragmatic Perspectives for the Language Teacher.
Oller, John W., Jr., Ed.; Richards, Jack C., Ed.
This book of readings includes: "Language Didactics and Applied Linguistics" (William Mackey); "Psycholinguistics and Second Language Teaching" (H. H. Stern); "Linguistic Theory" (Noam Chomsky); "Some Psycholinguistic Controversies" (John Oller, Jr.); "The Cognitive Strategies of Language Learning" (John Macnamara); "Conditions for Language Learning" (Graeme Kennedy); "Types of Interference" (B.D.W. Hocking); "A Noncontrastive Approach to Error Analysis" (Jack Richards); "Error Analysis and Second Language Strategies" (Jack Richards); "Language Acquisition in a Second Language Environment" (Roar Ravem); "Two Practical Experiments with Teachers-in-Training, and Some Conclusions" (H. V. George); "What Does It Mean to Know a Language, or How Do You Get Someone to Perform His Competence?" (Bernard Spolsky); "Productive Communication Testing: Progress Report" (John Upshur); "Discrete-Point Tests Versus Tests of Integrative Skills" (John Oller, Jr.); "Context for Language Testing" (John Upshur); "Cross-Cultural Biases in Language Testing" (Eugene Briere); "Attitudes and Motivation: Their Role in Second Language Acquisition" (R. C. Gardner); "Sociocultural Aspects of Language Study" (G.R. Tucker and W.E. Lambert); "Social Factors and Second Language Policies" (E.F. O'Doherty); "The Limits of Language Education" (Bernard Spolsky); "Bilingual Schooling and Second Language Teaching: A Review of Recent North American Experience" (H.H. Stern); "The Language Skills Program of the English Project" (Gerald Dykstra and Shiho Nunes); and "Are TESOL Classes the Only Answer?" (Thomas Hale and Eva Budar). (CFM)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Bilingual Education, Cognitive Processes, English (Second Language), Error Analysis (Language), Interference (Language), Language Instruction, Language Skills, Language Tests, Linguistic Performance, Linguistic Theory, Psycholinguistics, Second Language Learning, Social Influences, Sociolinguistics, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation, Teacher Education, Test Bias, Testing
Newbury House Publishers, Inc., 68 Middle Road, Rowley, Massachusetts 01969 ($6.95)
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