ERIC Number: ED232480
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Surveys 1: Eight State of the Art Articles on Key Areas in Language Teaching.
Kinsella, Valerie, Ed.
Eight articles on the state of the art in language teaching are presented as part of a series on language teaching. The articles, by V. J. Cook, M. Swain and J. Cummins, C. S. Butler, N. E. Enkvist, A. Tosi, P. Meara, and A. Davies, cover the following topics: (1) how languages are actually learned, (2) the cognitive aspects of bilingualism, (3) how meaning systems are described in the systemic model of linguistics, (4) the importance of situational context in the study of natural language, (5) bilingual education for migrant children in Europe, (6) current work on vocabulary acquisition, and (7) language testing with discrete point and integrative tests. Each article includes a bibliography. (Author/RW)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Language Tests, Migrant Education, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development
Cambridge University Press, 32 East 57th St., New York, NY 10022 (ISBN-0-521-24886-8, $19.95; ISBN-0-521-27046-4, paperback $8.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: British Council, London (England). English-Teaching Information Centre.
Authoring Institution: Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, London (England).