An introductory textbook that assumes no prior knowledge of
linguistics or second language acquisition, this book presents a
comprehensive overview of the theoretical foundations, methods and
practices of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) for
pre-service teachers. Lennon covers the theoretical bases for TEFL
and addresses second language-acquisition research, past and
present EFL teaching methodology, as well as psychological and
social approaches to individual language-learner variation. Further
chapters provide extensive yet accessible coverage on essential
foundational topics, including chapters on pronunciation, grammar,
vocabulary, literature and testing. Offering a sociocultural
approach in which the teacher is seen as a facilitator and
supporter of students' self-directed learning, this text provides
the prospective teacher with the knowledge and skills to be an
effective educator in the EFL classroom. The targeted EFL focus
makes this book ideal for pre-service teachers and for teacher
training programmes around the world. Each chapter includes a Food
for Thought section with questions for reflection and a Further
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