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AuthorDanesi, Marcel. author
TitleSecond Language Teaching [electronic resource] : A View from the Right Side of the Brain / by Marcel Danesi
ImprintDordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2003
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-0187-8
Descript XI, 172 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Second Language Teaching, A View from the Right Side of the Brain: -offers a practical introduction to the use of neuroscience to teach second languages; -provides information on the relation between how the brain learns and how this can be used to construct classroom activities; -evaluates methods, syllabi, approaches, etc. from the perspective of brain functioning; -illustrates how teaching can unfold with actual examples in several languages. This volume is indispensable in courses designed for language teachers, curriculum planners, and applied linguists


CONTENT

1 The Second Language Teaching Dilemma -- The SLT Dilemma -- Post-Method Responses -- Some Issues -- The Foray into the Neurosciences -- 2 Looking to Brain Research for Insights -- The Brain -- Historical Background -- The Neurolinguistic Methods -- Neurolinguistic Questions -- 3 Making Second Language Teaching โ{128}{156}Brain-Compatibleโ{128}{157} -- Two Modal Principles -- The Contextualization Principle -- The Conceptualization Principle -- Revamping Contrastive Analysis -- 4 Fine Tuning the Brain for Language Acquisition -- Conceptual Competence -- Revisiting the SLT Dilemma -- Practical Implications -- 5 Activating the Brain in the Classroom -- Repertoire of Techniques -- Organizational Issues -- Concluding Remarks -- Glossary and Abbreviations -- Cited Works and General Bibliography


Education Applied linguistics Psycholinguistics Language and education Education Language Education Psycholinguistics Applied Linguistics



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