Critical Appraisal of Language Teaching Methodology

  • Publication Year: 2022
  • ISBN: 9781774691861
  • Price: $155
  • Publisher: Society Publishing
  • Binding Type: Hardcover

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Language teaching methodology briefly overview methods in language teaching from a historical perspective then provide different alternative methods in language teaching. The purpose of this book is to strengthen critical appraisal of language teaching methodology and to promote the critical thinking of the graduated and postgraduate students about the main concerns English teaching and learning. This book briefly outlines the main concepts in language teaching methodology by providing a brief historical overview along with outlining the key issues in language teaching. Subsequent, the book provides a critical look at foreign language learner, computer-assisted language learning (CALL), Corpus Linguistics, different types of learning, instruction, and programs.

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Hamed Barjesteh is an assistant professor of Education, Professor of applied linguistics, and a faculty member of Islamic Azad University, Ayatollah Amoli branch, Amol, Iran. A teacher educator for 20 years, Hamed Barjesteh has published several books and articles on teaching English to young and adult language learners and presented at conferences at various national and international levels. He has trained teachers and supervised many MA theses and Ph.D. dissertations. He serves as the head of English Language department, an editor and a reviewer for various journals and conferences. His research interests lies in the field of critical language pedagogy, thinking skills in language learning, Critical Language testing, dynamic assessment, and corrective feedback.

Shaghayegh Shirzad is a Ph.D. holder in Teaching English as a foreign language. She works as a teacher-training consultant at different English language institutes. She attended different seminars, conferences, trainings, and workshops on researches and language communication. She is interested in language learning strategy, critical thinking, and critical pedagogy.