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Teaching through peer interaction / Rebecca Adams, Rhonda Oliver.

By: Adams, Rebecca Jane [author.].
Contributor(s): Oliver, Rhonda [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2019Description: pages cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781138069466 (hardback); 9781138069473 (pbk.).Subject(s): Peer teaching | Language and languages -- Study and teachingAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Teaching through peer interactionDDC classification: 371.39/4
Contents:
Peer interaction and language learning -- Why use peer interaction in the language classroom? -- How does learning happen in peer interaction? -- Peer interaction for speaking and listening -- Peer interaction for reading and writing -- Peer interaction and the future of language teaching -- The teacher's role in peer interaction -- Teacher concerns with peer interaction -- Guidelines for implementing peer interaction.
Summary: "Teaching Peer Interaction prepares teachers to use peer communication in the classroom. It presents current research of peer interaction and language learning for teachers, including background on the role of peer interaction in classroom language learning, guidelines for adopting and adapting peer interaction opportunities in real classrooms, and perspectives on teachers' frequently expressed concerns and questions about peer interaction. Practical and comprehensive, this text brings together information on peer communication across the different skill areas, for different learners, in different contexts and includes discussion on assessment. The text is replete with sample activities, tasks, and instructional sequences to aid teachers understand how to use peer interaction effectively in a range of classroom settings, making it the ideal textbook for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in language education programs" -- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Peer interaction and language learning -- Why use peer interaction in the language classroom? -- How does learning happen in peer interaction? -- Peer interaction for speaking and listening -- Peer interaction for reading and writing -- Peer interaction and the future of language teaching -- The teacher's role in peer interaction -- Teacher concerns with peer interaction -- Guidelines for implementing peer interaction.

"Teaching Peer Interaction prepares teachers to use peer communication in the classroom. It presents current research of peer interaction and language learning for teachers, including background on the role of peer interaction in classroom language learning, guidelines for adopting and adapting peer interaction opportunities in real classrooms, and perspectives on teachers' frequently expressed concerns and questions about peer interaction. Practical and comprehensive, this text brings together information on peer communication across the different skill areas, for different learners, in different contexts and includes discussion on assessment. The text is replete with sample activities, tasks, and instructional sequences to aid teachers understand how to use peer interaction effectively in a range of classroom settings, making it the ideal textbook for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in language education programs" -- Provided by publisher.

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