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Effective Foreign Language Teaching at the Primary Level

Focus on the Teacher


Manuel Jiménez Raya, Pamela Faber, Wolfgang Gewehr and Antony J. Peck

Contents: Annie Hughes: The teaching of language to young learners: Linking understanding and principles with practice – Manuel Jiménez Raya: Towards a teaching skills profile of the primary foreign language teacher – Marina Bondi: Towards a Language Profile for the primary foreign language teacher – Diane Ponterotto: A story in rhyme, rhythm and repetition – Peter Doyé: The intercultural dimension of foreign language education in the primary school – Manuel Jiménez Raya/Elaine Hewitt: Primary Teachers’ perceptions of their own professional needs – Pamela Faber/Carlos Márquez Linares: Design of a corpus-based vocabulary for teaching English in the primary school – Yvette Coyle/Marisol Valcárcel/Mercedes Verdú: Teaching strategies in Primary EFL – Tessa Woodward: The use of observation of videoed class time as a framework for teacher development – Antony Peck: Language teacher training - at a distance – Günter Gerngross: Fascinating children: Using stories in teaching English as a foreign language in a first-year primary class – Claudia Mewald: What should a first aid kit for new foreign language teachers contain? The perceived needs of practising foreign language teachers.