ERIC Number: ED230043
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Surveys 2. Eight State-of-the-Art Articles on Key Areas in Language Teaching. Cambridge Language Teaching Surveys.
Kinsella, Valerie, Ed.
The articles in this volume are an overview of work in a number of subjects and disciplines which contribute to the field of applied linguistics and language teaching. Specifically, they treat universal properties common to all languages, the historical developments and central issues in speech act theory, speech research on the various stages of spoken communication, the study of phonology, foreign language syllabus development, English language teaching, and media technology. The titles and authors are as follows: (1) "Language Universals: A Survey of Recent Developments," by B. Comrie; (2) "Speech Act Theory: The State of the Art," by S. C. Levinson; (3) "Phonology," by R. Coates; (4) "Speech Research," by F. Nolan; (5) "Foreign-Language Syllabus Development: Some Recent Approaches," by A. M. Shaw; (6) "Recent Developments in ELT," by J. T. Roberts; and (7) "Some Applications of Media Technology to the Teaching and Learning of Languages," by B. Hill. (AMH)
Descriptors: Articulation (Speech), Communicative Competence (Languages), Educational Media, English (Second Language), Generative Grammar, Generative Phonology, Language Universals, Notional Functional Syllabi, Phonology, Second Language Instruction, Speech Acts
Cambridge University Press, 32 East 57th St., New York, NY 10022 (ISBN-0-521-24887-6, hardcover: $19.95; ISBN-0-521-27047-2, paperback: $8.95).
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, London (England).; British Council, London (England).