The foreign language learner : a guide for teachers by Mary Finocchiaro

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TPRS Books started with Blaine Ray, the proponent of the TPRS® foreign language learning method. In the late s, Blaine worked as a Spanish teacher. He struggled to engage his students in learning to read, write, and speak a new language.

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language teacher, you also need to either continue or begin your career as a language learner. Given that this point is not normally emphasized in books on language teaching, we make this argument in some detail here.

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Some of these are arranged by level, but you can often adapt them quite easily to another (usually higher) level. This guidebook developed naturally to aid my teachers atour language school but quickly grew into more than a school resource guide for newly qualified or inexperienced young learner teachers.

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Consolidating findings from second language acquisition (SLA) research and applied linguistics, it covers designing curricula, theory and methods, goals, testing, and research, and intersperses practical information with background literature in order to help teachers.

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