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New and Published Books

  1. Language Planning for Medium of Instruction in Asia

    Edited by M. Obaidul Hamid, Hoa T.M. Nguyen, Richard B. Baldauf

    This volume investigates the policy and practice of medium of instruction at different levels of education in Asian polities including Bangladesh, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Maldives, Nepal, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. The chapters provide an informed understanding of the...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Travelling Languages

    Culture, Communication and Translation in a Mobile World

    Edited by John O'Regan, Jane Wilkinson, Mike Robinson

    Based on the commonly held assumption that we now live in a world that is ‘on the move’, with growing opportunities for both real and virtual travel and the blurring of boundaries between previously defined places, societies and cultures, the theme of this book is firmly grounded in the...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Languages of the Wider World

    Valuing Diversity

    Edited by Itesh Sachdev

    The last few decades have seen a stretching and exchange of local, regional and national languages, identities, cultures, and economies worldwide as a consequence of globalisation and technology development. Significantly, the languages of the Middle East, Africa, Asia, the Netherlands, Scandinavia...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Second-Language Education

    Edited by Michael Evans

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    Language is at the very core of the educational process, both as a medium for the transmission of knowledge and as a cognitive tool. The learning and use of second languages has often been associated with purely instrumental views of education. But the importance of the socio-cultural dimension of...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Family Science Night

    Fun Tips, Activities, and Ideas

    By Shelley Connell

    At last! A practical, readable guide for teachers, school leaders, and parent/teacher associations that shows how to plan fun, hands-on science nights! Get easy-to-implement, content-rich tips and ideas that will cultivate positive attitudes toward science! Learn how to involve and actively engage...

    Published August 26th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Language Planning in Primary Schools in Asia

    Edited by Richard B. Baldauf, Robert B. Kaplan, Knonko Kamwangamalu, Pauline Bryant

    In foreign language education, decisions must be taken on what languages to teach, who will teach them, in which schools (i.e. all, only urban, only rural), in which grades, the number of hours a week, and the cost involved. This book explores the answers to these questions across a number of Asian...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Teaching and Learning Second Language Listening

    Metacognition in Action

    By Larry Vandergrift, Christine C.M. Goh

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    This reader-friendly text, firmly grounded in listening theories and supported by recent research findings, offers a comprehensive treatment of concepts and knowledge related to teaching second language (L2) listening, with a particular emphasis on metacognition. The metacognitive approach, aimed...

    Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Improving Foreign Language Speaking through Formative Assessment

    By Harry Grover Tuttle, Alan Tuttle

    Want a quick way to get your students happily conversing more in the target language? This practical book shows you how to use formative assessments to gain immediate and lasting improvement in your students’ fluency.You’ll learn how to: Imbed the 3-minute formative assessment into every lesson...

    Published September 27th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Teaching Foreign Languages in the Primary School

    By Sally Maynard

    Teaching Foreign Languages in the Primary School is for every teacher –whether generalist or specialist, trainee or experienced – wanting to confidently introduce foreign language teaching into their classroom. Based on the author’s extensive experience of teaching across Key Stages 1-2, this book...

    Published September 21st 2011 by Routledge

  10. Language Planning in the Asia Pacific

    Hong Kong, Timor-Leste and Sri Lanka

    Edited by Robert B. Kaplan, Richard B. Baldauf

    This volume covers the language situation in Hong Kong, Timor-Leste and Sri Lanka explaining the linguistic diversity, the historical and political contexts and the current language situation, including language-in-education planning, the role of the media, the role of religion and the roles of...

    Published March 20th 2011 by Routledge