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Title SLA research and materials development for language learning / edited by Brian Tomlinson.

Published New York : Routledge, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  401.93072 SLAR    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for UniM Giblin Eunson on 19-08-2016.
Physical description xiv, 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Second Language Acquisition Research Series.
Second language acquisition research.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Notes "This book has developed from a joint conference between MATSDA (the Materials Development Association) and the University of Liverpool, which was held in Liverpool on June 28th-29th 2014.".
Contents Part I. Position Statements. 1. Achieving a Match Between SLA Theory and Materials Development / Brian Tomlinson -- 2. Brain Studies and Materials for Language Learning / Hitomi Masuhara -- 3. Applying SLA Principles to Whole-Class Activities / Brian Tomlinson -- 4. No Place for Coursebooks in the Very Young Learner Classroom / Irma-Kaarina Ghosn -- Comments on Part I / Brian Tomlinson -- Part II. Materials Driven by SLA Theory. 5. A Case Study of Principled Materials in Action / Alper Darici and Brian Tomlinson -- 6. Research-Informed Materials for Teaching Pragmatics: The Case of Agreement and Disagreement in English / Noriko Ishihara and Daniel Leigh Paller -- 7. From SLA Research on Interaction to TBLT Materials / Alison Mackey, Nicole Ziegler and Lara Bryfonski -- Comments on Part II / Brian Tomlinson -- Part III. Evaluations of Materials in Relation to SLA Theory. 8. Vocabulary Learning Exercises: Evaluating a Selection of Exercises Commonly Featured in Language Learning Materials / Tatsuya Nakata and Stuart Webb -- 9. An Evaluation of Textbook Exercises on Collocations / Frank Boers and Brian Strong -- 10. What Grammar Activities do ELT Workbooks Focus On? / Sasan Baleghizadeh, Elnaz Goldouz and Mehrdad Yousefpoori-Naeim -- 11. Comprehensibility and Cognitive Challenge in Language Learning Materials / Freda Mishan -- 12. What Aspects of Creativity Enhancement do ELT Textbooks Take into Account? / Sasan Baleghizadeh and Zeinab Dargahi -- Comments on Part III / Brian Tomlinson -- Part IV. Proposals for Action. 13. Language Teaching Materials as Work Plans: An SLA Perspective / Rod Ellis -- 14. Supporting Language Learning on the Move: An Evaluative Framework for Mobile Language Learning Resources / Hayo Reinders and Mark Pegrum --.
Contents note continued: 15. Framing Vocational English Materials from a Social Semiotic Perspective: The Design and Use of Accounting English Materials / Handoyo Puji Widodo -- 16. Corpus-Based Materials Development for Teaching and Learning Pragmatic Routines / Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig and Sabrina Mossman -- 17.Why One-Size-Fits-All Is Not Fit for Purpose: The Problem With Mass-Produced Teaching Materials, and How One Might Creatively and Sensitively Confront this Problem / Kevin Ottley -- 18. When It's Not What You Do, but the Way That You Do It: How Research into Second Language Acquisition Can Help Teachers to Make the Most of Their Classroom Materials / Pauline Foster and Ann-Marie Hunter -- Comments on Part IV / Brian Tomlinson.
Other author Tomlinson, Brian, 1943- editor.
University of Liverpool.
Materials Development Association (United Kingdom)
Subject Second language acquisition -- Research -- Methodology -- Congresses.
Second language acquisition -- Study and teaching -- Research -- Congresses.
Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Research -- Congresses.
Teaching -- Aids and devices -- Research -- Congresses.
Variant Title Second Language Association research and materials development for language learning.
Research and materials development for language learning.
ISBN 9781138811966 (hardback : alk. paper)
9781138811973 (paperback : alk. paper)