ERIC Number: ED392271
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Theory and Application in English Language Teaching.
Kitao, S. Kathleen
A collection of papers, all by the author, looks at a variety of theories and theoretical approaches from linguistics, sociolinguistics, and psycholinguistics and their applications to the teaching of English as a second language. Two studies are also presented. Titles include: "Content Schemata and Second Language Learning"; "Textual Schemata and English Language Education"; "Reading Strategies in Second/Foreign Language Teaching"; "Linguistic Pragmatics and English Language Education"; "Foreigner Talk, Foreigner Register, and Teacher Talk"; "Communicative Competence in English: Teaching About Functions"; "Variations in Success in Acquiring a Second Language: Two Approaches"; "Developing Exercises for Reading Materials"; "Teaching Rhetorical Patterns and Transitions in College-Level English Composition Courses"; "Comprehension of Indirect Requests in English by East Asian Nonnative Speakers"; and "Preparation for and Results of a Short-Term Overseas Study Program in the United States." Contains a 359-item bibliography on reading and schema theory. (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, Communicative Competence (Languages), Discourse Analysis, English (Second Language), Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Language Aptitude, Language Research, Learning Theories, Linguistic Theory, Listening Comprehension, Material Development, Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics, Reading Instruction, Rhetoric, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Sociolinguistics, Study Abroad, Theory Practice Relationship, Writing Instruction
Eichosha, 2-28 Kanbocho, Kanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo 101, Japan (5200 yen).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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