An A-Z of ELT is a
fully cross-referenced alphabetical guide to ELT designed for all teachers of
explains the terminology of English-teaching methodology, language and
linguistics. The list of entries includes terms and skills that are central to
language teaching, such as listening and assessment, as well as topics that are
easily confused, such as inductive and deductive learning.
This book takes
a pragmatic approach to terminology in the sense that every concept is embedded
into a practical context. Each entry provides a short summary of the major
issues, debates and practical implications associated with each concept, as well
as making connections between related concepts.
This book is suitable for all teachers, from trainee and practicing teachers to teacher trainers.
Publisher: Macmillan Education
Publication: 17 May 2006
Content: The book is divided into three main fields: language, learning and teaching. In turn, these are subdivided into the following categories: language-related topics, including discourse and pragmatics, functions and notions), grammar, linguistics, phonology, sociolinguistics and vocabulary; learning-related topics, including psychology and psycholinguistics and second language acquisition; and teaching-related topics, subdivided into methodology, professional development and testing.