Education Reference Guide: English as a Second Language, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429835214
  • ISBN-13: 9781429835213
  • DDC: 428.0071
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 108 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Education Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to a variety of ESL programs available in America and examines a number of factors affecting second language acquisition. The essays first discuss the instructional methods and factors that facilitate English language learning before underlining the importance of context in communication and suggesting ways to teach language pragmatics.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Second Language Acquisition.
2: Teaching English as a Second Language.
3: The Affective Variable.
4: Communicative Competence.
5: Peer Response for Second Language Learners.
6: Writing Assessment for Second Language Learners.
7: Inter-Language Pragmatics.
8: English for Specific Purposes.
9: Speech Act.
10: World Englishes.
11: Family Literacy Programs.
12: English as a Second Language for Adults.
13: Structured English Immersion in ESL Instruction.
14: Bilingual Education.
15: Error Analysis.
16: Teaching Heritage Languages.