The 6 Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners®: Young Learners in a Multilingual World
The 6 Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners®: Young Learners in a Multilingual World

The 6 Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners®: Young Learners in a Multilingual World

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The 6 Principles

FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY

115 Pages, 7 x 10

Formats: Paperback, ebook: EPUB

Paperback, $34.95 (CA $46.95) (US $34.95)

Publication Date: September 2021

ISBN 9781945351983

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Overview

TESOL International Association has defined a core set of principles for the exemplary teaching and learning of English as a new language. This book shows educators how to apply these principles to teaching young English learners (2- to 12-year-olds) in a foreign language (EFL) setting. The 6 Principles® and their recommended practices are targets of teaching excellence that provide teachers with the knowledge to improve instruction and assessment. Instructional techniques are illustrated with a multitude of classroom examples, case studies, checklists, and vignettes.

Author Biography

Vera Savic, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Education in Jagodina, University of Kragujevac, Serbia. Dr. Savic specializes in teaching English as a foreign language to young learners and has provided preservice and inservice TEYL programs. She is a co-editor of Teaching Young Language Learners in South Eastern Europe: A Multidimensional Research on Policy and Pedagogical Practices (2020). Joan Kang Shin, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Education at George Mason University. She is an award-winning author and series editor for National Geographic Learning. Her titles include Teaching Young Learners English, Our World, and Impact. In 2016, Dr. Shin was named one of the 30 Up and Coming Leaders of TESOL by TESOL International Association. In 2021, she was named one of the 30 top English Language Specialists by the U.S. Department of State. Tomohisa Machida, Ph.D. is a Professor at the Graduate School at Akita International University in Japan, where he teaches TEYL and EFL teaching methodology courses. He offers workshops to primary school teachers with local boards of education. His research interests include TEYL, language anxiety, and teacher education.