Useful Books for Teaching and Learning Languages

This is my ongoing list of books I've got with me in El Salvador. I'm going to have to pay a fortune in shipping all these home some day!

Check out this list created by another EFL Trainer on Amazon.

Resource Books Purchased

Buck, G. (2001). Assessing listening. Cambridge.

Celce-Murcia, Brinton & Goodwin (2000). Teaching pronunciation. Cambridge.

Council of Europe. (2006). Common European Framework of Reference for
Languages: Learning, Teaching, assessment. Cambridge.

Dornyei, Z. (2001). Motivational strategies in the language classroom. Cambridge.

Kral, T. (1996). Plays for reading.

Luoma, S. (2004). Assessing speaking. Cambridge.

Nunan, D. & Lamb, C. (2000). The self-directed teacher: Managing the learning
process. Cambridge.

Richards, J.C. & Farrell, T.S.C. (2005). Professional Development for Language
Teachers: Strategies for Teacher Learning. Cambridge.

Ur, P. (1981). Discussions That Work. Cambridge.

Ur, P. (1981). Five-minute activities: A resource book of short activities. Cambridge.

Wright, A., Betteridge, D. & Buckby, M. (2002). Games for language learning. Cambridge.

English Language Fellow Core Books

Azar, B. (1999). Understanding and using English grammar. Longman.

Datesman, M., et al. (2005). American ways: An introduction to American culture. Pearson.

Fantini, A.E. (1997). New ways in teaching culture. TESOL.

Oshima, A. & Hague. (1997). Introduction to academic writing. Longman.

Shrum, J. & Glisan, E. (2005). Teacher’s handbook: Contextualized language instruction. Thomson

Sion, C. (ed). (2004). Recipes for tired teachers: Well-seasoned activities for language learning. Alta.

My Personal Books

Abersold, J. & Field, M. (2003). From reader to reading teacher. Cambridge.

Brown, H.D. (2000). Principles of language learning and teaching. Longman.

Brown, H.D. (2001). Teaching by principles. Longman.

Celce-Murcia, Brinton & Goodwin. (2000). Teaching pronunciation. Cambridge.

Celce-Murcia, M. & Olshtain, E. (2004). Discourse and context in language teaching. Cambridge.

Donna, S. (2000). Teach business English. Cambridge.

Dubin, F. & Olshtain, E. (2000). Course Design: Developing programs and materials for language
learning. Cambridge.

Ferrism, D. & Hedgecock, J. (2005). Teaching ESL composition. LEA.

Firsten, R. (2002). The ELT grammar book. Alta.

Gonzalez, V., Yawkey, T. & Minaya-Rowe, L. (2006). English as a second language
(ESL) teaching and learning: Pre-K-12 classroom applications for students’
academic achievement and development. Pearson.

Grant, L. (2001). Well Said: Pronunciation for Clear Communication. Heinle & Heinle.

Jacobs, H.H. (Ed.). (2004). Getting Results with Curriculum Mapping. Association for Supervision &
Curriculum Development.

Jacobs, H.H. (1997). Mapping the Big Picture: Integrating Curriculum & Assessment K-12.
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development.

Lynch, T. (2003). Communication in the language classroom. Oxford.

Malkoc, A.M. (1994). Old favorites for all ages: Songs for learners of American English.

Maley & Duff. (2005). Drama techniques. Cambridge.

McTighe, J. & Wiggins, G. (2004). Understanding by Design: Professional Development Workbook.
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development.

Rinvolucri, M. & Davis, P. (1995). More grammar games: Cognitive, affective, and movement
activities for EFL students. Cambridge.

Seliger, H.W. & Shohamy, E. (2000). Second language research methods. Oxford.

Spratt, M., Pulverness, A. & Williams, M. (2005). The TKT Course. Cambridge.

Stevens, D.D. & Levi, A.J. (2004). Introduction To Rubrics: An Assessment Tool To Save Grading Time, Convey Effective Feedback and Promote Student Learning. Stylus Publishing.

Vale, D. & Feunteun, A. (2003). Teaching children English: A training course for teachers of English to children. Cambridge University Press.

Wallace, M. (2002). Training foreign language teachers: A reflective approach. Cambridge.

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