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How to Teach Business English by Evan Frendo
How to Teach English by Jeremy Harmer
How to Teach English with Technology [with CD-ROM] by Gavin Dudeney
How to Teach for Exams by Sally Burgess
How to Teach Grammar by Scott ThornburyTeach Grammar
How to Teach Pronunciation [with Audio CD] by Gerald Kelly
How to Teach Speaking by Scott Thornbury
How to Teach Vocabulary by Jeremy Harmer
How to Teach Writing by Jeremy Harmer

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Recommendations

  1. The Practice of English Language Teaching [with DVD] by Jeremy Harmer (1983)
  2. Teaching Unplugged: Dogme in English Language Teaching by Luke Meddings (2009)
  3. Planning Lessons and Courses: Designing Sequences of Work for the Language Classroom by Tessa Woodward (2001)
  4. 700 Classroom Act New Ed by David Seymour (2003)
  5. Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language by Marianne Celce-Murcia (1979)
  6. Implementing the Lexical Approach: Putting Theory into Practice by Michael Lewis (1997)
  7. Principles of Language Learning and Teaching by H. Douglas Brown (1980)
  8. Grammar for English Language Teachers: With Exercises and a Key by Martin Parrott (1999)
  9. About Language: Tasks for Teachers of English by Scott Thornbury (1997)
  10. Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching by Jack C. Richards (1986)
  11. An A-Z of ELT by Scott Thornbury (2006)
  12. More Grammar Games: Cognitive, Affective and Movement Activities for EFL Students by Paul Davis (1995)
  13. Reflective Teaching in Second Language Classrooms by Jack C. Richards (1994)
  14. Uncovering Grammar by Scott Thornbury (2001)
  15. Writing by Tricia Hedge (1988)

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Series?!

How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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