New Ways in Teaching with Games
New Ways in Teaching with Games

New Ways in Teaching with Games

New Ways

FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY

254 Pages, 7 x 10

Formats: Paperback, ebook: EPUB

Paperback, $46.95 (US $46.95) (CA $63.95)

Publication Date: February 2020

ISBN 9781945351747

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Overview

For students ranging from young learners to adults, New Ways in Teaching with Games offers more than 90 fresh activities—each with video instruction—that involve play and games that will enrich your EFL and ESL classrooms. This innovative volume introduces traditional, online, and commercial games and explains how they can be used to practice language; Illustrates games that can reinforce language across the four skill areas and encourage both culturally and pragmatically appropriate language productions; and enriches language classrooms with a variety of innovative, learner-friendly games that are seamlessly tied to language practice. Using gamification for your ESL classroom turns repetitive exercises into meaningful and fun activities! The activities are broken down by topic, including: Traditional Pencil and Paper Games; Dice Games; Board Games; Card Games; Technology-Mediated Games: Online, Apps, and More; and Miscellaneous Games. Video instructions included for each activity!

Author Biography

Dr. Ulugbek Nurmukhamedov teaches in the MA TESOL program at Northeastern Illinois University (Chicago, IL). His research interests include second language vocabulary and computer-assisted vocabulary learning. He has published in these areas in journals including TESOL Journal, ELT Journal, Language Teaching, and International Journal of Lexicography. Dr. Randall Sadler is the Director of TESL and ESL at the University of Illinois. He teaches courses on CALL and teaching L2 reading and writing. His books include Virtual Worlds, Telecollaboration, and Language Learning (2012, Peter Lang), Handbook of Informal Language Learning (2020, Wiley Blackwell), and New Ways in Teaching with Games (2020, TESOL)