Synthesizes insights form ESL, linguistics, composition, anthropology, literacy studies and literary criticism to discuss the meaning of ESL literacy as a social, cultural and political practice. Table of Contents
Raising multilingual children : foreign language acquisition and children
Evaluates the most recent research in linguistics, neurology, education, and psychology and reinterprets the findings in an easy-to-follow format
Scaffolding language, scaffolding learning : teaching second language learners in the mainstream classroom">Scaffolding language, scaffolding learning : teaching second language learners in the mainstream classroom
Includes chapters on reading and writing in the second language.
Enriching ESOL pedagogy : readings and activities for engagement, reflection, and inquiry
Major topics include teaching methodologies, the complex nature of real classrooms, the promotion of language acquisition, keeping language meaningful, and language and identity. Suitable both as a textbook for teacher trainees and as a resource for practicing teachers in all types of ESOL settings.Table of Contents
Learner-directed assessment in ESL [electronic resource]
Learner-Directed Assessment in ESL examines the relationship between the language learner and language assessment processes, and promotes approaches to assessment that involve the learner in the testing process.
Learning English at school [computer file] : identity, social relations, and classroom practice
This book focuses on a common set of circumstances in Canada, the United States, Britain, Australia and New Zealand in which increasing numbers of young children from minority language backgrounds are taught in mainstream English-medium classrooms.
Making it happen : interaction in the second language classroom : from theory to practice
Making It Happen (second edition) explores ways to create meaningful interaction in second language classrooms. Weaving theory and practice together, Richard-Amato has made the text both highly readable and scholarly.
Bilingual and ESL classrooms : teaching in multicultural contexts
The text integrates the fields of ESL, bilingual, and multicultural education and provides rich examples of effective practices and their underlying research knowledge base. Table of Contents
The Grammar Book: An ESL/EFL Teacher's Course
grammatical descriptions and teaching suggestions are organized into sections dealing with Form, Meaning, and Use. The Grammar Book, 2/e helps teachers and future teachers grasp the linguistic system and details of English grammar, providing more information on how structures are used at the discourse level. Table of Contents
ESL in America : myths and possibilities
ESL in America looks at the social economic, and political contexts of second language and bilingual education.
Whole language for second language learners
Whole Language for Second Language Learners offers demonstrative proof that the key to the success of bilingual students lies within a whole language approach. The purpose of the book is threefold:. 1. To show why whole language is important for all learners, especially second language learners. 2. To provide examples of teachers applying whole language across different grade levels and with students from a variety of linguistic and cultural backgrounds. 3. To analyze from a whole language perspective traditional methods of teaching a second language. Table of Contents
Children With Limited English: Teaching Strategies for the Regular Classroom
Provides teachers with the survival skills necessary to meet the challenges of an increasingly diverse student population. Table of Contents
Understanding ESL Writers: A Guide for Teachers
Introduces writing teachers to the latest thinking of ESL professionals with regard to ESL writing. And teacher trainees just beginning their work with ESL students will find a wealth of information orienting them to this important aspect of their new profession. Table of Contents
Reading, Writing & Learning in ESL: A Resource Book for K-12 Teachers
Discusses ESL instruction by examining English language learners themselves, second language acquisition (competence, theory, influences), general teaching/learning methods, orality and literacy development, process writing, teaching literature and WAC, strategies for organizing and remembering readings, and methods to teach and assess reading skills. All chapters are followed by a summary, suggestions for further reading, and activities.Table of Contents
500 tips for TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages) [electronic resource]
Annual review of adult learning and literacy. Vol. 2 [electronic resource]
This is a collection of the best new knowledge and practice in the field, and includes an introduction by the editors and six articles by distinguished writers and practitioners, as well as reviews of the best books and key journal articles published in the past year.Table of Contents
is a scientific journal concerned with theoretical issues in language learning. It publishes articles on a broad range of topics including child, second and foreign language acquisition, language education, literacy, and culture.
The Modern Language Journal
Focuses on questions and concerns about learning and teaching foreign and second languages. Publications include research studies, reports, editorials, and book reviews.
TESOL Quarterly, a professional, refereed journal, publishes articles on topics of significance to individuals concerned with the teaching of ESL/EFL and standard English as a second dialect
English for specific purposes (ONLINE)
English For Specific Purposes publishes articles and research notes- reporting basic research in the linguistic description of specialized varieties of English and the application of such research to specific methodological concerns. Topics such as the following may be treated from the perspective of English for specific purposes: discourse analysis, second language acquisition in specialized contexts, needs assessment, curriculum development and evaluation, materials preparation, teaching and testing techniques, the effectiveness of various approaches to language learning and language teaching, and the training or retraining of teachers for the teaching of ESP.
HERITAGE lANGUAGE JOURNAL (ONLINE)
Heritage Language Education is fast becoming a field of its own, drawing from research and practice in linguistics, psychology, and language education.
The Internet TESL Journal
Includes things that are of immediate practical use to ESL/EFL teachers
SECOND LANGUAGE STUDIES (ONLINE)
Papers published in Second Language Studies reflect the focus of the Department's graduate curriculum, which emphasizes the integration of theory and practice in the belief that practical questions and solutions in language teaching should be accountable both to theory and empirical testing. Papers in Second Language Studies have the status of "progress reports" and, in many instances, are published subsequently in revised form.
TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND OR FOREIGN LANGUAGE
TESL-EJ began as the brainchild of a group of scholars who saw the need for a freely-distributed academic journal. It has grown to become an internationally- recognized source of ESL and EFL information for people in scores of countries.
Research on Reading Development of Adult English Language Learners: An Annotated Bibliography
This bibliography was developed to present a comprehensive view of the research that has been conducted on reading development among adult English language learners in the United States in the last 20 years (with some additional research conducted in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom).
Second Language Acquisition
This resource collection provides background materials about SLA and gathers resources that directly address SLA in adult populations.