Teaching English to Young Learners by David NunanDavid Nunan is an Australian linguist who has focused on the teaching of English. His ELT textbook series Go For It! is the largest selling textbook series in the world with sales exceeding 1 billion copies.
Nunans academic and student textbooks are published by Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and the EFL publishing division of Cengage Learning. Nunan is Academic President of Anaheim University based in Anaheim, California. Nunan serves in a concurrent role as Dean of the Graduate School of Education and Professor of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at Anaheim University where he has worked since 1996.
In 2000, Nunan served as President of TESOL Inc., the worlds largest language teaching association, and was the first person to serve as President from outside North America. Previously Nunan has served as Chair and Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Hong Kong and has been involved in the teaching of graduate programs for such institutions as Columbia University, the University of Hawaii, Monterey Institute for International Studies, and others.
Nunan began his career in Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, where he learned Thai. Nunan has received numerous awards throughout his career for his contributions to the field of English Language Teaching.
In 2002 Nunan received a congressional citation from the United States House of Representatives for his services to English language education through his pioneering work in online education through Anaheim University. In 2003 he was ranked the 7th most influential Australian in Asia by Business Review Weekly, and in 2005 he was named one of the top 50 Australians who Matter. In November 2006 Nunan was awarded the Convocation medal for outstanding achievement and contribution internationally to the profession of Teaching English as a second language, from Flinders University, where he earned his Ph.D. in Education and Linguistics. In December 2006 Nunan was invited by the Australian Prime Minister to attend the Advance Leading 100 Global Australians Summit in Sydney, Australia. Nunan is a distinguished advisor to the [Asian EFL Journal].
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Ah, Japan. With a population of This has kept so much of its beautiful culture intact but has had the drawback of leaving it largely unfamiliar with the English language. It is, therefore, a country ripe with opportunity for certified ESL teachers looking to teach English in a spectacular setting where the population has a huge appetite for learning English, especially from a very young age. In Japan, foreign residents i. So you can imagine that hearing any spoken English can be pretty rare! As a result, ensuring Japanese youth are learning English has become a key area of focus for the country, with children being introduced to ESL as early as nine months of age!
Comprehensive catalogue of classroom procedures and activities to help teachers in planning lessons. Discussion points, activities, and exercises. Audio CD of classroom extracts, and additional online resources. Exploits children's natural love of stories by using them to develop an awareness of the sound and feel of English, and an understanding of language points. Includes a selection of ready-to-tell stories, although the activities can be used with any story.
Put aside just 30 hours of online training, and become a specialist in teaching English to young learners. This course is your key to opening doors in this fulfilling career path. When teaching English to adults it is usually true that they have freely chosen to attend your class, something that cannot always be said when teaching young learners. To address this difference, this course looks at educational theories, teaching methodologies and specific activities that can be drawn upon to keep your students interested and motivated in the classroom. There is no shortage of jobs in the TEFL world. In China alone, there are over million people wanting to learn English. Many teaching jobs and internships are based in schools teaching children between the ages of 4 and
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Qty : Please note there is a week delivery period for this title. Aimed at student teachers, educators and practitioners, Teaching English Language to Young Learners outlines and explains the crucial issues, themes and scenarios relating to this area of teaching.
With 32 chapters written by international scholars from a wide geographical area including East Africa, Mexico, the South Pacific, Japan, France, the USA and the UK, this volume draws on areas such as second language acquisition, discourse analysis, pedagogy and technology to provide:. With extensive guidance on further reading throughout, The Routledge Handbook of Teaching English to Young Learners is essential reading for those studying and researching in this area. Search all titles. Search all titles Search all collections. Your Account Logout. Edition 1st Edition. First Published