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ESL Teaching, Revised Edition (Print eBook Bundle)

Principles for Success

By Yvonne S Freeman, David E Freeman, Mary Soto, Ann Ebe

The Freemans turn the latest research on ESL/EFL teaching and bilingual education into practical classroom strategies to teach language through meaningful content.  Rich classroom scenarios, helpful charts, checklists and lesson ideas provide tools for success in any diverse classroom.

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The Freeman’s bestselling ESL Teaching: Principles for Success has long been a cornerstone text for research-based second language teaching methods and practices.  The completely updated edition, with important contributions from coauthors Mary Soto and Ann Ebe, builds on foundational methodology for ESL teaching with the very latest understandings of what researchers, national and state departments of education, education associations and school districts across the country say constitutes best practices for emergent bilingual students. 

Written to support both mainstream and ESL/bilingual teachers, ESL Teaching, Revised Edition features:

• a description of early ESL teaching methods along with current content-based methods, including CALLA, SIOP, GLAD, and QTEL
• seven best-practice principles for supporting the academic success of English learners
• classroom examples with a broad range of types of students and settings that illustrate how teachers have brought these principles to life
• updated references and reviews of language teaching research.

A classic foundational text, ESL Teaching: Principles for Success explains second language education methods in a comprehensible way and offers practical implementation strategies that work in any classroom.  This text serves as a handbook for teacher educators, teachers, and administrators.

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1. Methods of Teaching a Second or Foreign Language
2. Teaching Should be Learner Centered
3. Teaching Should Go from Whole to Part
4. Teaching Should Develop Academic Language and Content
5. Teaching Should Be Meaningful and Purposeful
6. Teaching Should Include Interactions to Develop Both Oral and Written Language
7. Teaching Should Support Students’ Languages and Cultures
8. Teaching and Assessment Should Reflect Faith in the Learner