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Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research

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Works: 605 works in 1,348 publications in 1 language and 12,065 library holdings
Genres: Abstracts  Periodicals  Conference papers and proceedings  Bibliography  History  Directories 
Roles: Other, Author, Compiler, Editor, Publisher
Classifications: PB35, 407
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Most widely held works by Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research
Language teaching( )

in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language teaching & linguistics( )

in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language teaching and linguistics : surveys by British Council( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language-teaching abstracts( )

in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys 2 : eight state-of-the-art articles on key areas in language teaching by Valerie Kinsella( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language and language teaching : current research in Britain 1975-77 : a register by Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research( Book )

25 editions published between 1973 and 1987 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Répertoire des recherches en cours sur les langues vivantes et leur enseignement en Grande Bretagne
Language and language teaching : current research in Britain 1971-72 by Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research( Book )

17 editions published between 1973 and 1987 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foreign language testing by Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This specialized bibliography provides a widely representative selection of materials on testing foreign language skills. It is divided into two sections. The first covers articles that have appeared in periodicals over the past two years and includes abstracts of each. These have been reprinted from volumes 1 through 9 of "Language Teaching and Linguistics: Abstracts" (formerly "Language Teaching Abstracts"). The second part is a selected list of books dealing with language testing and a brief selection of published tests. A separate contents index of the abstracts is provided, and a combined index of authors and editors covering both books and articles is appended. (Ncr)
Surveys 3 : eight state-of-the-art articles on key areas in language teaching( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bilingualism and British education : the dimensions of diversity : papers from a conference convened in January 1976 by Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research( Book )

10 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching languages to adults by Duncan Sidwell( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six essays focuses on second language instruction for adult learners. In "Modern Languages and the Adult Student" (David Smith), the motivations of adults taking evening classes are examined and the ways in which language teachers need to adjust to this population are discussed. "Language Learning Theories and Their Implications for the Classroom" (Shelagh Rixon) outlines and discusses theories in two categories: those developed from the late nineteenth century to the early 1970s (grammar translation, direct, and audiolingual methods), and those appearing since the early 1970s, based on the communicative approach. In "Syllabus Design and Multi-Media Course Organisation" (John L. M. Trim), models for curriculum design are reviewed, and multimedia language instruction is recommended as offering a more complete range of learning situations to the student. Specific classroom techniques appropriate to adult student needs and attitudes and the constraints and pressures faced by their instructors are offered in "In the Classroom" (John Langran). Special considerations for language teachers and administrators of adult education language programs are analyzed in "The Tutor, the Head of Centre, and Inservice Education" (Duncan Sidwell). "Public Examinations and Achievement Tests" (Lynn Jones and Alan Moys) outlines the types of examinations available and suitable for adult education in foreign languages and provides some guidelines for their selection. (Mse)
Teaching languages to adults for special purposes by Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research( Book )

7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communicative language teaching in practice by Rosamond Mitchell( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first two stages of a research project on the teaching of second languages in Scotland using the communicative approach are reported. In the first stage, 59 language teachers in 20 schools were interviewed concerning their understanding of the notion of communicative competence and its development in the classroom. In the second stage, French instruction was studied in four secondary schools in central Scotland. The first chapter summarizes 15 themes emerging in the teacher interviews. Chapters 2-7 report on the study's second stage, including: analysis of practice foreign language, communicative foreign language, and English-medium teaching activities observed at the four schools; transcriptions and discussion of four role-playing and two simulation activities observed as part of the study; five classroom communicative activities used to convey information about the language or impart background knowledge about French culture in addition to serving communicative purposes; the linguistic features of teacher talk at each school; teacher communication strategies and pupil repair strategies; and functional differentiation in classroom language choice. Supporting materials and a 63-item bibliography are appended. (Mse)
Teaching translation in universities : present and future perspectives by Penelope M Sewell( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using computers in language learning : a teacher's guide by Graham Davies( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Languages in schools : from complacency to conviction by David Phillips( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays gives an overview of recent trends and developments in second language instruction, particularly in the context of British education. Contents include: "From Complacency to Conviction: Thirty Years of Language Teaching Theory, Practice, and Policy" (David Phillips); "Lessons from the Graded Objectives Movement" (Ann Miller); "gsce: Back to the Future in a School Department" (Malcolm Hope); "Communicative Strategies and Techniques" (Liz Roselman); "The Four Skills" (Barry Jones); "No Call for call? Twentieth Century Technology for Nineteenth Century Language Teaching Methodology" (Eric Brown); "Pre-Vocational Courses from 14 Onwards" (Isabel de Sudea); "Language Awareness" (Richard Aplin); "Community Languages" (Marion Molteno, Ralph Russell); "New Developments at 'a' Level" (Alan Moys); "Future Reforms at Sixth Form Level" (Antony Peck); "Pre-Vocational and Non-Specialist Language Courses Post 16" (Richard Aplin, Anne Stevens); and "From School to Higher Education" (Gareth Thomas). Appended materials include "Patterns of Change in gce 'a' Level Examinations" (Alan Moys), an analysis of recent or proposed changes in one examination series, especially as they reflect syllabus changes; and "Non Specialist and 'As' Courses" (Richard Aplin, Anne Stevens), an information paper about language examinations for non-language-specialists. (Mse)
Discourse variety in contemporary French : descriptive and pedagogical approaches( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interpreting as a language teaching technique : proceedings of a conference convened by and held at the University of Salford, 2-5 January 1985( Book )

7 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Space between, English and foreign languages at school : papers from a conference on language in the middle years of secondary education held at the Manchester Teachers' Centre, 20-22 November 1973 by Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research( Book )

9 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mother tongue and other languages in education : the second of two volumes of papers from working parties for the first assembly, Durham, 1978 by National Congress on Languages in Education (Great Britain)( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Teaching translation in universities : present and future perspectives
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