Series: Oxford Handbooks for Language Teachers

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Communication in the Language Classroom by Tony Lynch
Doing Second Language Research by James Dean Brown
Doing Task-Based Teaching by Dave Willis
Explaining English Grammar by George Yule
How Languages Are Learned by Patsy M. Lightbown
Success in English Teaching by Paul Davies
Teaching American English Pronunciation by Peter Avery
Teaching and Learning in the Language Classroom by Tricia Hedge
Teaching English as an International Language: Rethinking Goals and Approaches by Sandra Lee McKay
Teaching Second Language Reading by Thom Hudson
Teaching Young Language Learners by Annamaria Pinter

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  1. Principles of Language Learning and Teaching by H. Douglas Brown (1980)
  2. Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching by Jack C. Richards (1986)
  3. The Grammar Book: An ESL/EFL Teacher's Course, Second Edition by Marianne Celce-Murcia (1983)
  4. The Practice of English Language Teaching [with DVD] by Jeremy Harmer (1983)
  5. Planning Lessons and Courses: Designing Sequences of Work for the Language Classroom by Tessa Woodward (2001)
  6. Teaching By Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy by H. Douglas Brown (1994)
  7. How to Teach English by Jeremy Harmer (1998)
  8. Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language by Marianne Celce-Murcia (1979)
  9. Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching by Diane Larsen-Freeman (1986)
  10. Grammar Practice Activities: A Practical Guide for Teachers by Penny Ur (1988)
  11. Pronunciation Games (Cambridge Copy Collection) by Mark Hancock (1995)
  12. Literature and Language Teaching: A Guide for Teachers and Trainers by Gillian Lazar (1993)
  13. Classroom Dynamics by Jill Hadfield (1992)
  14. Grammar for English Language Teachers: With Exercises and a Key by Martin Parrott (1999)
  15. World Englishes: A Resource Book for Students by Jennifer Jenkins (2003)

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