Language : English
Published : 2012-04-01
Pages : 720
Berlitz Italian Compact Dictionary
Presents over forty-five thousand words and idiomatic expressions in both languages, along with a section of creative activities to help learn the Italian language with the aid of the dictionary.
This book serves as a textbook for college and university students learning English at intermediate and upper intermediate levels. The book focuses on further developing a student’s proficiency in the four language skills – reading, speaking, listening and writing.
Teaching Young Learners English focuses on teaching English as a foreign language to children aged 7-12. It presents foundational concepts, best practices and practical suggestions on how to develop lessons and activities for the energetic and curious minds of young learners in the 21st Century classroom. It also features the perspectives and suggestions from practicing teachers around the world, and can be used as a basic text for prospective teachers or as a professional development tool for teachers and administrators wishing to develop the knowledge and skills to teach English to young learners.
About the Author
Dr. Joan Kang Shin is the Director of TESOL Professional Training Programs in the Education Department at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and specializes in the training and professional development of teachers of English to young learners. In her role she is responsible for administering professional development and teacher training programs that reach teachers in over 100 countries around the world.
Dr. JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall is Professor Emerita and former Director of the Language, Literacy and Culture Ph.D. Program, and Co-Director of the MA TESOL Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She has worked in all areas of ESL/EFL including teaching, curriculum and materials development, standards development, and teacher training.
This is the second book in a series of three titles. It emphasizes the skills needed to describe products, services, processes and procedure. It comprises four chapters – Products, Services, Processes, Procedures and Instructions, Enquiries and Reply to Enquiries and Complaints and Reply to Complaints. A CD script and complementary audio CD are also included. Apart from useful tips presented in an engaging manner, this book provides students with ample authentic tasks to enable them to apply the skills they have learnt in real-world scenarios.