MULLER HARTMANN, ANDREAS / Escritor LEGUTKE, MICHAEL K. / Escritor SCHOCKER-VON DITFURTH, MARITA / Escritor
Introduction1. Starting early: A European development2. How foreign languages are learned and how this may inform teaching 3. Task-based language learning (TBLL) 4. Managing classroom processes 5. Ski lis development 6. Teaching the sub-skills:Words and grammar 7. Working with texts: Focus on short narrative forms 8. Teaching culture: Promoting intercultural communicative competence (ICC) 9. Media in the primary EFL classroom 10. Cross-curricular teaching 11. Evaluating course books12. Assessing and fostering learner development13. Language teaching and learning as a continuum14. Focus on an early start: English in kindergarten and pre-school15. Bibliography and resources
The present volume provides a comprehensive introduction to the teaching of English in the primary school. It focuses on developments in Germany and includes a European perspective as regards current research and education policies. The book systematically presents relevant research on what we know about how Young learners learn foreign languages.lt discusses appropriate methods, tasks, materials, texts and procedures and includes chapters on related issues such as assessment, transition, cross curricular teaching and teaching English at pre-school level. Throughout the book, the authors convincingly illustrate how theory and practice relate to each other.