A new edition of Scott Thornbury's definitive practical guide to ELT, which teachers and teacher trainers of all levels of experience have found indispensable. Revised and restructured to take the latest developments in language learning into account, The New A-Z of ELT defines and explains essential language teaching concepts and terminology from different fields. The alphabetically-arranged entries provide concise summaries of the major issues in ELT, debates associated with each concept and their practical implications.
Designed for teachers and teacher trainers of all levels of experience, providing a practical guide to ELT
Covers all the key terms used in English Language Teaching, including explanations of common acronyms
Describes language teaching techniques, methods and theories as well as ways to teach common points
Provides cross references to interrelated concepts, a glossary and suggestions for further reading
Summaries of major ELT issues, with debates created surrounding each concept and their practical consequences