The Art of Teaching Speaking PDF ePub eBook

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The Art of Teaching Speaking free pdf What elements make a speaking activity successful? Which tasks or activities truly help build English speaking fluency? What mistakes do ESL teachers often make when designing a speaking activity? Keith S. Folse, author of more than 35 ESL textbooks and four on speaking, answers these questions. In this highly accessible and practical resource, Keith S. Folse provides a wealth of information to help ESL/EFL teachers design and use speaking tasks that will actually improve students' speaking fluency. The book presents and discusses the relevant research and assessment issues and includes case studies from twenty different settings and classrooms around the world so that readers learn from others about the problems and successes of using various speaking activities. Teachers will find the chapters on Twenty Successful Activities and Ten Unsuccessful Activities particularly valuable. The successful activities are provided for classroom use and are reproducible. The book also contains five appendixes that explain what teachers need to know about vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar and how they affect the teaching of speaking. Samples of successful lesson plans and a list of resources useful for teaching speaking are also included.

About Keith S. Folse

Keith S. Folse, Ph.D., is Coordinator, TESOL Programs, University of Central Florida (Orlando). He is the author of Vocabulary Myths (University of Michigan Press, 2004) and more than 35 second language textbooks, including texts on grammar, reading, speaking, listening, and writing.

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Author : Keith S. Folse
Publisher : The University of Michigan Press
Data Published : 15 January 2006
ISBN : 0472031651
EAN : 9780472031658
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 296 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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