January 29, 2012

Book: Teaching Languages to Students with Specific Learning Differences

From http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847696199

Teaching Languages to Students with Specific Learning Differences
By Judit Kormos and Anne Margaret Smith
Published by Multilingual Matters

Summary: This book is intended to help language teachers to work effectively and successfully with students who have specific learning differences (SpLD) such as dyslexia. The book takes an inclusive and practical approach to language teaching and encourages teachers to consider the effects that an SpLD could have on a language learner. It suggests strategies that can be implemented to enable learners to succeed both in the classroom and in formal assessment. The book places issues of language teaching for learners with an SpLD in a broad educational context and, in addition to practical advice on methodologies and classroom management, also discusses discourses of the field, the identification of SpLDs and facilitating progression.

Visit the publisher’s website at http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847696199

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