Approaches to Learning and Teaching English as a Second Language


WOOCS 2.1.9

SKU: 9781316639009 Categories: , ,


A subject-specific guide for international secondary teachers to supplement learning and provide resources for lesson planning. Approaches to learning and teaching English as a Second Language is the result of close collaboration between Cambridge University Press and Cambridge International Examinations. Considering the local and global contexts when planning and teaching an international syllabus, the title presents ideas in the context of ESL with practical examples that help put theory into context. Teachers can download online tools for lesson planning from our website. This book is ideal support for those studying professional development qualifications or international PGCEs.

Additional information




Cambridge University Press

Publication Date



1. Introduction; 2. Purpose and context of the book; 3. The nature of English as a Second Language; 4. Key considerations; 5. Interpreting a syllabus; 6. Active learning; 7. Assessment to Learning; 8. Metacognition; 9. Language awareness; 10. Inclusive Education; 11. Teaching with digital technologies; 12. Global thinking; 13. Reflective practice and pathways; 14. Measuring Student Impact; 15. Recommended Reading; 16. Index.


Margaret Cooze