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Critical ELT in Action : Foundations, Promises, Praxis, Paperback / softback Book

Critical ELT in Action : Foundations, Promises, Praxis Paperback / softback


Uniquely bridging theory and practice, this text introduces and overviews the various domains associated with the term critical pedagogy in the field of TESOL/ELT.

Critical pedagogy addresses concepts, values, curriculum, instructional and associated practices involved in language teaching for social justice. Bringing critical pedagogy to classroom practitioners in a practical and comprehensible way, the text is designed to help teachers get started on critically grounded work in their own teaching.

Features* Textbook extracts offer direct and quick illustration of what this perspective might look like in practice* Coverage of feminist and anti-racist pedagogies; sexual identity, oppression and pedagogy; peace and environmental education; and critical English as a foreign language-and their implications for second-language teaching * Historical background* Theoretical background on language and learning* Consideration of applicability of critical/radical educational concepts and traditions to non-Western cultural contexts * A focus on issues of compromise and resistanceThis original, timely, and informative text is ideal for any course on methods and approaches in TESOL.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: ELT: teaching theory & methods
  • ISBN: 9780415883498



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