Teaching English to second language learners in academic contexts : reading, writing, listening, and speaking / Jonathan M. Newton, Dana R. Ferris, Christine C.M. Goh, William Grabe, Fredricka L. Stoller and Larry Vandergrift. - New York : Routledge, 2018. - xvi, 285 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm. - ESL & applied linguistics professional series .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Section 1 : Introduction to reading --
How reading comprehension works --
Building an effective reading curriculum : guiding principles --
Reading instruction and assessment : activities and options --
Section 2 : Introduction to writing --
Writing in a second language --
Building a writing curriculum and developing strategic writers --
Writing instruction and assessment : activities, feedback, and options --
Section 3 : Introduction to listening --
How listening comprehension works --
Building a listening curriculum --
Listening instruction and assessment : activities and options --
Section 4 : Introduction to speaking --
Speaking in a second language --
Building an effective speaking curriculum: guiding principles --
Speaking instruction and assessment : activities and options --
Language skill development and EAP: a reflection on seven key themes. Table of contents

Teaching English to Second Language Learners in Academic Contexts: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking provides the fundamental knowledge that ESL and EFL teachers need to teach the four language skills. This foundational text, written by internationally renowned experts in the field, explains why skills-based teaching is at the heart of effective instruction in English for academic purposes (EAP) contexts. Read more...

9781138647589 (hardback)


English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers.

PE1128.A2 / N495 2018

428.0071 / TEA 2018

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