This book explores key areas of educational and social psychology and considers their relevance to language teaching, using activities and questions for reflection. Issues discussed include learners’ and teachers’ beliefs about how a subject should be learned and taught, relationships with others, and the role of emotions in learning.
- The topics in this book include learners’ and teachers’ beliefs about how a subject should be learned and taught
- Learning and working in groups
- Relationships with others
- Motivation to start and persist with tasks
- The role of emotions in learning.
The authors highlight the insights for the understanding of language learning and discuss the important implications for language teaching pedagogy.
Marion Williamswas formerly Reader in Applied Linguistics at the University of Exeter and is a past president of IATEFL.
Sarah Merceris Professor of Foreign Language Teaching at the University of Graz, Austria.
Stephen Ryanis Professor in the School of Economics at Senshu University, Tokyo.
This title is part of the highly regarded Oxford Handbooks for Language Teachers series that covers the topics language teachers want to know more about. Recommended for reference, or for language teacher educators to use as a basis for teacher education courses and seminars. For other titles in the series please visitthe ELT homepage.
- Practising language teachers
- Language teacher educators
- ELT and TESOL Masters and Diploma students.