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ERIC Number: ED242200
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 253
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-201-06506-1
Initiatives in Communicative Language Teaching. A Book of Readings.
Savignon, Sandra J., Ed.; Berns, Margie S., Ed.
A collection of readings on communicative language teaching explains what communicative language teaching is and how the goal of communicative competence is being met by teachers. The following articles are included:"Functional Approaches to Language and Language Teaching: Another Look" (Margie S. Berns); "Contextual Considerations in Communicative Language Teaching" (Sauli Takala); "Intake, Communication, and Second-Language Teaching" (Elizabeth Leemann Guthrie); "Regional Norms for English" (Braj B. Kachru); "I Got Religion'--Evangelism in Language Teaching" (Alan Maley); "Beyond Notions and Functions: Language Teaching or the Art of Letting Go" (Gunter Gerngross and Herbert Puchta); "Preparing ESL Teachers for a Communicative Curriculum--American Style" (Pearl Goodman);"Teaching Strategic Competence in the Foreign-Language Classroom" (Elaine Tarone); "Teacher-Made Videotape Materials for the Second-Language Classroom" (Tony Silva); "Computer-Aided Instruction: Language Teachers and the Man of the Year" (Fernand Marty); "Immersion and Other Innovations in U.S. Elementary Schools" (Helena Anderson and Nancy C. Rhodes); "Large-Scale Communicative Language Testing: A Case Study" (Merrill Swain); "Testing Performance in Oral Interaction" (Keith Morrow); and "Proficiency in Context: The Pennsylvania Experience" (Barbara Freed). A citation index is included. (MSE)
Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, World Language Division, Reading, MA 01867 ($15.95; school price $11.97).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A