Teaching English, Language and Literacy, Paperback / softback Book


Are you looking for one book that gives a comprehensive account of primary and early years English, language and literacy teaching?

This fully revised fourth edition of Teaching English, Language and Literacy includes up-to-date research and updated discussion of effective teaching.

Throughout the book there is guidance on England's new National Curriculum and its impact.

Rooted in research evidence and multidisciplinary theory, this book is an essential introduction for anyone learning to teach English from the early years to primary school level. The authors draw on their research, scholarship and practice to offer advice on:inclusion and equality, including working effectively with multilingual pupilsspeaking and listeningdeveloping reading, including choosing texts, and phonics teachingimproving writing, including grammar and punctuationplanning and assessingthe latest thinking in educational policy and practicethe use of multimediamaintaining good home--school linksAll the chapters include examples of good practice, coverage of key issues, analysis of research and reflections on national policy to encourage the best possible response to the exciting challenges of teaching.

Each chapter also has a glossary to explain terms and gives suggestions for further reading. This authoritative book is for all those who want to improve the teaching of English, language and literacy in schools.

Designed to help inform trainee teachers and tutors, but also of great use to those teachers wanting to keep pace with the latest developments in their specialist subject, this is an indispensable guide to the theory and practice of teaching English, language and literacy.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 302 pages, 8 Line drawings, black and white; 4 Halftones, black and white; 21 Tables, black and whit
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Primary & middle schools
  • ISBN: 9781138285736



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