There is increasingly wide agreement among teachers, researchers, inspectors, advisers and policy-makers that both teaching and research will benefit from being brought closer together. But how can this be achieved? Hard-pressed practioners cannot be expected to review a constant flow of conference papers, journals and other publications, even if such items were accessibly written. This unique book synthesizes relevant research findings for the professional practioner and highlights their implications for the quality of teaching and learning. Whether you are a teacher looking to improve your practice or a researcher looking for a concise overview of the literature, this book will prove a valuable acquisition.A Guide to Recent Research and Its Applications Ernesto Macaro ... 90 students on a summer language programme of French or Spanish (English L1) were given an initial listening test using a video ... the language they studied on the course.
|Title||:||Teaching and Learning a Second Language|
|Publisher||:||A&C Black - 2005-07-27|