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Making It Happen

Making It Happen - 4th edition

Making It Happen - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780132361378

ISBN10: 013236137X

Making It Happen by Patricia A. Richard-Amato - ISBN 9780132361378
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No
Making It Happen by Patricia A. Richard-Amato - ISBN 9780132361378

ISBN13: 9780132361378

ISBN10: 013236137X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 10

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This cutting-edge sourcebook for teachers provides a comprehensive vision of effective second/foreign language teaching and explores ways to create meaningful interaction leading to emergent participatory language teaching. The fourth edition of Making It Happen presents a cyclic approach to theory and practice, in which theory and practice constantly inform each other.


* Strategies for teaching children, adolescents, and adults from beginning to advanced levels
* An emphasis on peer- and self-evaluation in simulated and real classrooms
* A practical reservoir for teachers as they develop their own methodologies and local practice
* Discussions of issues critical to program development, lesson design, materials selection, video use, teacher research, and professional development (including SIOP)
* Case studies from kindergarten through university level to stimulate professional dialog


* Separate chapters on implicit/explicit teaching and on sociocultural/cognitive synthesis
* Sections on form-focus strategies, World Englishes, research directions, corpus analysis, dialogical assessment, and the Acoma heritage language program
* Updated research that reflects influential thinking for the 21st centuryAlso by Patricia A. Richard-Amato (with Marguerite Ann Snow):Academic Success for English Language Learners: Strategies for K-12 Mainstream Teachers, Pearson Education/Longman, 2005

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