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ACTFL 2005–2015: Realizing Our Vision of Languages for All
Audrey L. Heining-Boynton (Editor)
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc. © 2006

Articulation And Achievement: Connecting Standards, Performance, and Assessment in Foreign Language
Claire Jackson et al
NY: College Board Publications © 1996
Report of the Articulation and Achievement Project: The Challenge of the 1990s in Foreign Language Education; discusses (1) the development of national standards in foreign language education, (2) the “Language Learning Continuum,” (3) assessment strategies; includes appendices containing sample illustrations related to each discussion topic; 111 pages.

Assessing Foreign Language Proficiency of Undergraduates
Richard V. Teschner (Editor)
Boston: Heinle and Heinle Publishers © 1991
The second volume in the series Issues in Language Program Direction sponsored by the American Association of University Supervisors; a collection of twelve papers focusing on the issue of proficiency in undergraduate language programs; emphasis given to the specifics of testing (listening, reading, picture-description tests, as well as departmental exit exams, placement exams and systems, self-assessment tests, testing programs that accompany textbooks, process-oriented testing); 236 pages.

Barnga: A Simulation Game on Cultural Clashes
Game design: Sivasailam Thiagarajan
Manual: Barbara Steinwachs
SIETAR International Publication © 1990, 1994 by Sivasailam Thiagarajan
Intended for classrooms or group seminars, this game teaches players how to approach cultural differences. By encountering these systematic variations, players practice their skills of intercultural negotiation as they navigate to a common goal.

Beyond the Boundaries: Changing Contexts in Language Learning
Roberta Z. Lavine (Editor)
Margaret Ann Kassen (Chair)
The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. © 2001

Brainswitching: A Skill for the 21st Century
James A. Asher
Los Gatos, CA: Sky Oaks Productions, Inc. © 1988

Caring and Sharing in the Foreign Language Class
Gertrude Moskowitz
Rowley, MA: Newbury House Publishers, Inc. © 1978
120 strategies or techniques “known as humanistic, affective, or awareness exercises” suggested for use by the foreign language teacher to encourage students to want to express themselves in the target language, to help create a fun, interesting and motivating atmosphere in the classroom; “exercises (for all levels of language) attempt to blend what the student feels, thinks, and knows with what he/she is learning in the target language;” 343 pages.

Chalk Talks
Norma Shapiro and Carol Genser
Berkeley, CA: Command Performance Language Institute © 1994 Norma Shapiro and Carol Genser
“A teacher’s guide on how to conduct spontaneous lessons using symbols as language cues;” includes 100+ ideas for lesson topics, reproducible sample lessons, tips on how to make a symbol for any concept, dictionary of 500+ symbols for the following content areas: basic facts, verbs, health, at home, food and clothing, the community, and grammar, English and Spanish index of symbols; 190 pages.

Challenges in the 1990s for College Foreign Language Programs
Sally Sieloff Magnan (Editor)
Boston: Heinle and Heinle Publishers © 1991
The first volume in the series Issues in Language Program Direction produced by the American Association of University Supervisors; articles focus on (1) structure and articulation of language courses, (2) responsibilities of the language program director, (3) methodology courses and teaching assistant preparation, (4) pedagogical materials; 236 pages.

Classroom Techniques: Foreign Languages and English as a Second Language
Edward Allen and Rebecca M. Valette
Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press © 1977, 1972
Handbook of teaching techniques designed to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in foreign languages as well as ESL; includes chapters on the preparation of supplementary materials, the teaching of grammar, vocabulary, and culture; appendix features sample lesson plans; 418 pages.

A Collection of Performance Tasks and Rubrics: Foreign Languages
Deborah Blaz
Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, Inc. © 2001
Compilation of strategies to be used to assess language students’ performance in listening, reading, speaking, and writing; also includes examples of student work as well as rubrics for scoring, evaluating, and grading performance; 140 pages.

The Coming of Age of the Profession: Issues and Emerging Ideas for the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Jane Harper, Madeleine Lively, Mary Williams (Editors)
Boston: Heinle & Heinle Publishers © 1998
Compilation of 16 articles by educators in the area of language instruction; topics discussed: teacher-learner roles, methods of presentation, designing activities, evaluation/assessment techniques, the National Standards, and the role of technology in language instruction; accompanying CD-ROM features software demos and WWW links; 310 pages.

Communication in the Modern Languages Classroom
Joe Sheils
Strasbourg: Council of Europe © 1988
A 309-page text of practical techniques for the teaching of foreign languages; examples in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish are drawn from a variety of published materials; emphasizes the integration of listening/speaking/writing skills in the classroom.

A Course in Language Teaching: Practice and Theory
Penny Ur
NY: Cambridge University Press © 1991
Coursebook providing a thorough introduction to the teaching of foreign languages; intended for use by new teachers working independently and/or in teacher-training courses; includes modules for study such as lesson planning, course content, the process of teaching, the teaching of the “what” and “how” of a language, learner differences; 375 pages.

A Course in Language Teaching: Practice and Theory — Trainee Book
Penny Ur
NY: Cambridge University Press © 1999
This companion volume to the coursebook listed above includes critical reading, worksheets, and task materials required to complete a course based on the study modules of the main book; intended for use by teachers in training; 142 pages.

Creative Activities for the Second Language Classroom
Diane W. Birckbichler
Washington, DC: Center for Applied Linguistics © 1982
Document #48 in the series Language in Education: Theory and Practice; compilation of activities to encourage the development of the language learner’s fluency, flexibility, originality and elaboration skills; 87 pages.

Developing Reading Skills: A Practical Guide to Reading Comprehension Exercises
Françoise Grellet
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press © 1981
Illustrates different types of reading comprehension exercises for use by teachers of ESL or foreign language; 252 pages.

Discovering French-Rouge: Teacher-to-Teacher
Patricia Deckas Becerra
Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath and Co. © 1997
Book of activities designed as supplements to the ten units of the text Discovering French Rouge (Valette and Valette); includes crossword puzzles designed for pair work, grid activities to drill structure and vocabulary, and scavenger-type activities; 129 pages.

Dizionario per immagini
Marco Mezzadri
Perugia: Guerra Edizioni © 1998
Clip art/cartoon-style illustrations of about 2000 Italian words grouped thematically into 72 units, from basic vocabulary to expressions associated with specific scenarios of daily life; vocabulary listed in numbered charts outside of the illustrations themselves, so that art work may be used in isolation for ease of use in other contexts; 140 pages.

English Grammar for Students of French 2nd Edition
Ann Arbor, MI: The Olivia and Hill Press © 1989
“Study guide for those learning French” by Jacqueline Morton; designed to be an accompaniment to any textbook, this guide offers simple explanations of English grammar structures (i.e., parts of speech, word functions, grammatical concepts) by answering basic questions (e.g. What is gender? What are relative pronouns? etc.); uses examples, charts, step-by-step instructions, and short practice exercises (with answer key) to identify similarities and differences between English and French; 224 pages.

English Grammar For Students of German 3rd Edition
Ann Arbor, MI: The Olivia and Hill Press © 1994
“Study guide for those learning German” by Cecile Zorach and Charlotte Melin; designed to be an accompaniment to any textbook, this guide offers simple explanations of English grammar structures (i.e., parts of speech, word functions, grammatical concepts) by answering basic questions (e.g. What is gender? What are relative pronouns? etc.); uses examples, charts, step-by-step instructions, and short practice exercises (with answer key) to identify similarities and differences between English and German; 176 pages.

English Grammar For Students of Italian 2nd Edition
Ann Arbor, MI: The Olivia and Hill Press © 1995
“Study guide for those learning Italian” by Sergio Adorni and Karen Primorac; designed to be an accompaniment to any textbook, this guide offers simple explanations of English grammar structures (i.e., parts of speech, word functions, grammatical concepts) by answering basic questions (e.g. What is gender? What are relative pronouns? etc.); uses examples, charts, step-by-step instructions, and short practice exercises (with answer key) to identify similarities and differences between English and Italian; 199 pages.

English Grammar For Students of Spanish 3rd Edition
Ann Arbor, MI: The Olivia and Hill Press © 1994
“Study guide for those learning Spanish” by Emily Spinelli; designed to be an accompaniment to any textbook, this guide offers simple explanations of English grammar structures (i.e., parts of speech, word functions, grammatical concepts) by answering basic questions (e.g. What is gender? What are relative pronouns? etc.); uses examples, charts, step-by-step instructions, and short practice exercises (with answer key) to identify similarities and differences between English and Spanish; 193 pages.

Faces In a Crowd: The Individual Learner In Multisection Courses
Carol A. Klee (Editor)
Boston: Heinle and Heinle Publishers © 1994
The fifth volume in the series Issues in Language Program Direction produced by the American Association of University Supervisors; articles focus on language anxiety and gender issues in second language classrooms, research studies on learner variables, and policy and curricular implications that accompany a focus on individual learners; 386 pages.

Five-Minute Activities
Penny Ur
New York: Cambridge University Press © 1992
A resource book of over 130 short activities for the language classroom; activities can be used to learn or practice particular aspects of language, can act as “getting to know you”–type exercises, can provide transition between major parts of a lesson, or can serve as introductory or concluding material for a lesson; 105 pages.

Foreign Language Teacher’s Guide to Active Learning
Deborah Blaz
Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, Inc. © 1999
Intended for use by middle and high school foreign-language teachers; 6 chapters filled with various types of language classroom activities ranging from those that “appeal to multiple intelligences” to several focusing on “revitalizing the basics” of vocabulary building and grammar; introductory chapter discusses how the language instructor can incorporate brain and language learning research into his/her daily classroom activities; final chapter offers suggestions for integrating technology (particularly the Internet) and language learning; list of general websites for teachers and language-specific websites for use with/by students included; 196 pages.

Getting Permission: How to License & Clear Copyrighted Materials Online & Off 2nd Edition
Richard Stim
© 2001, 2004 by Richard Stim
Accompanying CD-ROM

Grammar Practice Activities
Penny Ur
New York: Cambridge University Press © 1988, 1994
Divided into two parts, this practical guide provides suggestions for the design of activities related to grammar practice as well as almost 200 game-like activities with detailed descriptions of procedure; activities are suitable for a wide range of levels and ages; 288 pages.

A Guidebook for Teaching Foreign Language: Spanish, French, German
Beverly S. Wattenmaker and Virginia Wilson
Boston: Allyn and Bacon © 1980
A guidebook for teaching communication in any language with language-specific lesson models in Spanish, French, and German; each chapter outlines behavior objectives with corresponding grammar objectives and includes teaching and communication exercises designed to achieve these objectives; 298 pages.

A Handbook for Teachers of Italian
Anthony Mollica (Editor)
Ontario: American Association of Teachers of Italian © 1976
16 articles on a variety of topics of professional concern to the teacher of Italian, including fundamentals of language learning and instruction, preparation of teachers, developing communication skills and cultural understanding, testing, teaching literature, and film, among others; 301 pages.

Inquiries & Insights: Second Language Teaching Immersion & Bilingual Education Literacy
Stephen D. Krashen
Hayward, CA: Alemany Press © 1985

Instructor’s Notebook: How to Apply TPR for Best Results
Ramiro Garcia
Los Gatos, CA: Sky Oaks Productions, Inc. © 1985
Handbook of general information about the Total Physical Response methodology, its application, and specific techniques; 80 pages.

International Perspectives on Foreign Language Teaching
Gerard L. Ervin (Editor)
In conjunction with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Lincolnwood, IL: National Textbook Co. © 1991
Compilation of articles emphasizing non-US perspectives on a variety of foreign-language education issues — e.g., FLES, national foreign-language policies and practices, creativity in the foreign-language classroom, language for specific purposes, distance language education; 200 pages.

The Internet for Teachers 2nd Edition
Bard Williams
Foster City, CA: IDG Books Worldwide © 1996
From the publisher of the “Dummies” series of books, this guide is designed to assist teachers in using the Internet; includes chapters on why to use the Internet, planning an online experience for students, chats, ideas for using email, useful mailing lists for educators and students, educational and reference web sites, troubleshooting and practical tips; accompanying dual platform CD-ROM available; 380 pages.

An Introduction to Teaching Composition in an Electronic Environment
Eric Hoffman and Carol Scheidenhelm
A Pearson Education Company © 2000 by Allyn & Bacon

Language and Content: Discipline- and Content-Based Approaches to Language Study
Merle Krueger and Frank Ryan (Editors)
Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath and Company © 1993
Part of the Heath Series on Foreign Language Acquisition Research and Instruction; 15 papers that address the issues of teaching foreign languages through the content of various academic disciplines and the teaching of various disciplines in the context of a foreign language; 217 pages.

Language Anxiety: From Theory and Research to Classroom Implications
Elaine Horwitz and Dolly J. Young
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall © 1991
Collection of papers on the topic of language learning and anxiety written from the points of view of teachers, students, theorists, and researchers; outlines foreign-language learning strategies and suggests techniques for minimizing language anxiety in the classroom; 192 pages.

Language Learning Strategies: What Every Teacher Should Know
Rebecca L. Oxford
Boston: Heinle and Heinle Publishers © 1990
Practical recommendations for developing second-language learning strategies; includes detailed suggestions for strategy use in the four language skill areas, case studies, and models for setting up language programs; 342 pages.

Language Play: An Introduction to Linguistics
Don L.F. Nilsen and Alleen Pace Nilsen
Rowley, MA: Newbury House Publishers © 1978
A versatile textbook for introductory college language courses as well as for courses in mass communications, composition, sociolinguistics, or general semantics; the authors define language and language play, explain the development of language, study the language of advertising, discuss the sounds, orthography, and syntax of the English language; includes “observation-collection” exercises that encourage students to collect examples of different types of language play and other analysis” exercises designed to give students practice in discerning levels of meaning and the impact of word associations; 249 pages.

Languages and Children: Making the Match 2nd Edition
Helena Curtain and Carol Ann Bjornstad Pesola
White Plains, NY: Longman © 1994, 1988
Subtitled “Foreign Language Instruction for an Early Start Grades K8,” this text includes valuable information for foreign language teachers at the elementary and middle school levels: ideas for classroom activities, lesson plans, assessment procedures, curriculum planning models, discussion of the whole-language movement and early second-language learning, bibliography for FL programs in elementary and middle schools; 480 pages.

Literature
Alan Duff and Alan Maley
Oxford: Oxford University Press © 1990
A 167-page text of practical ideas for using literature in the language classroom; activities designed to engage students interactively with a text, with fellow students and with the teacher; not a text intended to teach students how to study literature from the literary, critical, or stylistics viewpoint; originally intended for teachers of EFL/ESL, but ideas may be used by foreign language teachers as well.

Literature in the Language Classroom
Joanne Collie and Stephen Slater
NY: Cambridge University Press © 1987
266-page resource book of ideas and activities that includes (1) a discussion of aims and objectives of treating literature in the language classroom, (2) outline of practical activities that may be applied when using literary works, (3) examination of specific English-language plays, short stories, poems, and the novel Lord of the Flies to illustrate how practical activities may be adapted for each genre; originally intended for teachers of EFL/ESL, but ideas may be used by foreign language teachers as well.

Making Communicative Language Teaching Happen
James F. Lee and Bill VanPatten
New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc. © 1995
A “guide to help instructors develop communicative classroom environments that blend listening, speaking, reading, and writing;” includes survey of selected research on second-language acquisition and the role of input therein, techniques for teaching grammar, new approaches to oral communication and literacy in the second language; 291 pages.

Making It Happen
Patricia A. Richard-Amato
New York: Longman © 1988
Subtitled Interaction in the Second-Language Classroom, this text “explores ways to create meaningful interaction in second language classrooms;” part 1: theory, part 2: classroom methods and activities, part 3: issues concerning classroom management, part 4: description of actual programs in action; 426 pages.

Memory, Meaning & Method
Earl W. Stevick
Rowley, MA: Newbury House Publishers, Inc. © 1976

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers 4th Edition
Joseph Gibaldi (Editor)
NY: The Modern Language Association of America © 1995
guide designed to provide a comprehensive view of how research papers are created; the new, fourth edition features expanded section on punctuation, explanations of how to use electronic catalogs, central information systems, CD-ROM, and online databases in research; how to use computers to compile bibliographies, take notes, and outline and write research papers; how to cite electronic publications, including CD-ROMs, diskettes, magnetic tapes, and online databases; 276 pages.

Modern Language Testing 2nd Edition
Rebecca M. Valette (NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich © 1967, 1977)
a handbook for foreign-language and ESL teachers; explains the terminology associated with testing research and suggests ways for the teacher to improve his/her own classroom tests; includes discussion of tests of communicative competence, as well as testing techniques in the areas of culture and literature; 349 pages.

Modern Media in Foreign Language Education: Theory and Implementation
William Flint Smith (Editor)
In conjunction with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Lincolnwood, IL: National Textbook Co. © 1987
First volume in the ACTFL Foreign Language Education series devoted exclusively to educational technology in language teaching; 10 essays representing “a broad survey of CALL (computer-assisted language learning) theory, research and implementation in the mid-1980s;” 295 pages.

Mollica, Anthony: Reprints of Articles
Reprints of four articles by Anthony Mollica outlining specific teaching methods suggested for use in the second language classroom; folder of reprints includes: (1) “Cartoons in the Language Classroom,” reprinted from The Canadian Modern Language Review/La Revue canadienne des langues vivantes, vol. 32, no. 4, March 1976, pp. 424–444; (2) “The Film Advertisement: A Source for Language Activities,” reprinted from The Canadian Modern Language Review/La Revue canadienne des langues vivantes, vol. 34, no. 2, January 1978, pp. 221–243; (3) “Print and non-print materials: Adapting for classroom use,” reprinted from Building on Experience-Building for Success, edited by June Phillips in ACTFL Foreign Language Education Series, vol. 10; “Visual Puzzles in the Second-Language Classroom,” reprinted from The Canadian Modern Language Review/La Revue canadienne des langues vivantes, vol. 37, no. 3 March 1981, pp. 582–622.

More Than Meets the Eye — Foreign Language Reading: Theory and Practice
Marva A. Barnett
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall Regents © 1989
Review of research on first-language reading and the application of research findings to the teaching of second-language reading; discusses role of personal reading strategies and many other factors involved in the reading process; suggests a methodology for teaching effective reading strategies in the second-language classroom; 233 pages.

National Educational Technology Standards for Students: Connecting Curriculum and Technology
International Society for Technology in Education © 2000
Publication of the NETS Project, an initiative of the International Society for Technology in Education funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Milken Exchange on Education Technology, and Apple Computer, Inc.; mandate of NETS Project: development of national standards for educational uses of technology in Pre-K–12 education; contains examples of the integration of technology with curriculum standards in English language arts, foreign language, mathematics, science, and social studies; 373 pages.

New Perspectives on Grammar Teaching in Second Language Classrooms
Eli Hinkel and Sandra Fotos (Editors)
Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. © 2002
collection of 12 scholarly articles that present various approaches to the teaching of grammar in the ESL and EFL classrooms; text intended for use in second-language grammar pedagogy courses by advanced undergraduates or master’s-level students; articles organized under the following headings: (1) “Grammar in Language Teaching,” (2) “Classroom Approaches to Grammar Teaching,” and (3) “Research on Grammar Structures;” 272 pages.

Northeast Conference Reports: 1985, 1989
Middlebury, VT: Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages © 1985, 1989
compilation of articles on topics of interest to the language teaching profession, published in conjunction with the 1985 and 1989 Northeast Conferences; topic of 1985 Report: Proficiency, Curriculum, Articulation: The Ties that Bind (220 pages); 1989 Report: Shaping the Future: Challenges and Opportunities (164 pages).

PICS Videoguidelines
Iowa City, IA: PICS © 1990
24-page manual “developed by the staff of The Project for International Communication Studies to stimulate work with video in language teaching;” includes 100 answers to some of the most frequently posed questions about work with video, a rationale, and two-page chart to guide a teacher’s approach to any video segment; a checklist of 77 specific activities for the presentation, preparation, and expansion phases of video work; 3 copies available.

A Picture is Worth… 1000 Words… Books 1 & 2
Anthony Mollica
Welland, Ontario: éditions Soleil publishing, inc. © 1992
Subtitled Creative activities for the language classroom, the two volumes of 60 photographs each are intended to provide visual stimuli for discussion and conversation activity in the language classroom; also available: Teacher’s Guide (by Anthony Mollica, Julie Ashcroft, and Anne-Marie Finger) containing questions for each photograph.

Un poco de historia: The Heath Spanish History Booklet
María Juana Cazabón
Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath and Company © 1989
A 58-page, easy-to-access reference guide providing cultural and historical information on Spain and Spanish America; topics include (1) highlights of Iberian history, politics, literature, and monuments; (2) vignettes on Spanish explorers and historical figures; (3) background and terminology for sports and traditions; in English.

A Practical Guide to the Teaching of French
Wilga Rivers
New York: Oxford University Press © 1975
One in a series of practical guides for teaching foreign languages in high school or at the undergraduate level; includes theoretical discussions of and practical applications for oral communication, pronunciation, grammar instruction, listening and reading comprehension, and writing; 348 pages.

A Practical Guide to the Teaching of German
Wilga Rivers, Kathleen Mitchell Dell’Orto, Vincent J. Dell’Orto
New York: Oxford University Press © 1975
One in a series of practical guides for teaching foreign languages in high school or at the undergraduate level; includes theoretical discussions of and practical applications for oral communication, pronunciation, grammar instruction, listening and reading comprehension, and writing; 346 pages.

A Practical Guide to the Teaching of Spanish
Wilga Rivers, Milton Azevedo, William Heflin, Ruth Hyman-Opler
New York: Oxford University Press © 1976
One in a series of practical guides for teaching foreign languages in high school or at the undergraduate level; includes theoretical discussions of and practical applications for oral communication, pronunciation, grammar instruction, listening and reading comprehension, and writing; 352 pages.

Principles and Practice in Second Language Acquisition
Stephen D. Krashen
Pergamon Press © 1982, Stephen D. Krashen

Principles of Language Learning and Teaching 2nd Edition
H. Douglas Brown
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall Regents © 1987
Designed to provide a grasp of the theoretical foundations of foreign language teaching from the interdisciplinary perspectives of linguistics, psychology and education; includes “in the classroom” vignettes on language teaching methodology, information on intelligence and language learning, and right- and left-brain processing; 285 pages.

Principles of Language Learning and Teaching 4th Edition
H. Douglas Brown
White Plains, NY: Addison Wesley Longman, Inc. © 2000
Designed to provide a grasp of the theoretical foundations of foreign language teaching from the interdisciplinary perspectives of linguistics, psychology and education; includes “in the classroom” vignettes on language teaching methodology, information on intelligence and language learning, and right- and left-brain processing.

Second Language Acquisition and Second Language Learning
Stephen D. Krashen
UK: Prentice Hall International Ltd © 1988

Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century
NY: National Standards in Foreign Language Education Project © 1999
Expanded edition of the 1996 publication described below; includes information applying the standards to specific languages; 474 pages.

Standards for Foreign Language Learning: Preparing For The 21st Century
NY: National Standards in Foreign Language Education Project © 1996
Document prepared collaboratively by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages in conjunction with the American Associations of Teachers of French, of German, and of Spanish and Portuguese; document defines what the foreign language learner should know and be able to do in the language by the end of high school; “it does not prescribe how students should get there, [but] offers guidance to those responsible for assisting them on the journey;” standards organized by goal areas: communication, cultures, connections, comparisons, and communities with content standards included within each goal area; also includes learning scenarios to assist the teacher in making the transition to standards-oriented instruction; 109 pages.

Task-Based II: More Communicative Activities for the Language Lab
Lee Ann Stone (Editor)
A 78-page monograph published by IALL (International Association for Language Learning Technology) containing 29 situational activities that have a goal or purpose requiring the use of the target language and utilizing the special features of a language laboratory setting, features that generally cannot be duplicated in the classroom; activities designed for beginning through third-year-level students.

Task Reading
Evelyn Davies et al.
New York: Cambridge University Press © 1990
A course book intended for readers of English as a second language at the high-beginning to mid-intermediate level; includes suggestions for teachers to assist students in reading for information, for meaning, and for pleasure; 124 pages.

Teacher’s Handbook: Contextualized Language Instruction
Judith L. Shrum and Eileen W. Glisan
Boston: Heinle and Heinle Publishers © 1994
Reference text designed to assist pre- and in-service language teachers in the development of a contextualized approach to language teaching “based on meaningful language use, real communication, and interaction among language learners;” includes examination and application of language learning/teaching theories through “practical observational episodes, micro-teaching situations, and case studies;” resource section provides information on sources of free materials, sample lesson plans, teaching evaluation forms, etc.; 360 pages.

Teacher’s Handbook: Contextualized Language Instruction 2nd Edition
Judith L. Shrum and Eileen W. Glisan
Boston: Heinle & Heinle © 2000
Second edition of 1994 publication; new to the second edition:
(1) expanded discussion of sociocultural theory as applied to language education
(2) incorporation of the Standards for Foreign Language Learning with chapter themes
(3) new themes: teaching heritage language learners, motivation and anxiety, authentic assessment tools, evaluation/selection of textbooks
(4) revised case studies
410 pages

Teacher’s Handbook: Contextualized Language Instruction 3rd Edition
Judith L. Shrum and Eileen W. Glisan
Boston: Thomson Heinle © 2005
Reference text designed to assist pre- and in-service language teachers in the development of a contextualized approach to language teaching “based on meaningful language use, real communication, and interaction among language learners;” includes examination and application of language learning/teaching theories through “practical observational episodes, micro-teaching situations, and case studies;” resource section provides information on sources of free materials, sample lesson plans, teaching evaluation forms, etc.
Added preliminary chapter.

Teacher’s Handbook: Contextualized Language Instruction 5th Edition
Judith L. Shrum and Eileen W. Glisan
Boston: Cengage Learning © 2016, 2010, 2005
New to the 5th edition:  (1) updated focus on technology; (2) updated themes; (3) response to new standards; (4) expanded website resources; (5) shorter text; 506 pages.

Teaching Foreign-Language Skills 2nd Edition
Wilga M. Rivers
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press © 1968, 1981
A comprehensive, practical text designed for use by present and future foreign language teachers; focuses on linguistic theory and pedagogical background to the teaching of each language skill; specific techniques for classroom teaching examined in the light of language acquisition theory; includes discussion of diverse matters such as “keeping students of differing abilities active, evaluating textbooks, using language labs creatively, preparing effective exercises and drills;” 562 pages.

Teaching Language in Context: Proficiency-Oriented Instruction
Alice C. Omaggio
Boston: Heinle and Heinle Publishers © 1986
A 479-page text that “investigates issues in second language learning and teaching from a perspective in which proficiency is the organizing principle” (preface, xi); includes discussion of methodologies, the role of context, a proficiency-oriented approach to listening and reading, the development of written and oral proficiency, accuracy, classroom testing, and cultural understanding.

Teaching Language in Context 2nd Edition
Alice Omaggio Hadley
Boston: Heinle and Heinle Publishers © 1993
A 532-page second edition of 1986 publication; chapters new to this edition: (1) “On Knowing a Language” (“explores theoretical and practical insights into what it means to be proficient in a language”); (2) “On Learning a Language” (“deals with how adult learners develop proficiency in a second language”); 2 copies available.

Teaching Language in Context 3rd Edition
Alice Omaggio Hadley
Boston: Heinle and Heinle Publishers © 2001
Third edition of original 1986 publication; new to this third edition = (1) discussion of the Standards for Foreign Language Learning, (2) discussion of the role of technology in language teaching, (3) review of some recent research in second-language acquisition and foreign language education; 498 pages.

Teaching Languages
Anthony Mollica (Editor)
Welland, Ontario: Éditions Soleil Publishing, Inc. © 1997
28 practical and theoretical articles on second-language acquisition written by leading North American scholars and selected from the first three volumes of the journal Mosaic: A Journal for Language Teachers; includes article entitled “The Five-Step Performance-Based Model of Oral Proficiency” by Boston College Prof. Rebecca M. Valette; 267 pages.

Teaching Listening Comprehension
Penny Ur
New York: Cambridge University Press © 1984
A practical handbook about developing listening comprehension skills in the language classroom; part one deals with background issues related to this topic; part two contains a variety of exercise types ranging in level from elementary to advanced; 173 pages.

Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching
Diane Larsen-Freeman
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, Inc. © 1986

Total Physical Response in First-Year Spanish
Francisco L. Cabello
Los Gatos, CA: Sky Oaks Productions, Inc. © 1985
Lesson plans and sample quizzes/tests for a TPR-based first-year Spanish course; 207 pages.

Translation
Alan Duff
Oxford: Oxford University Press © 1989
A 160-page text designed not to teach translation, but to explore the use of translation in the language class as a means of developing accuracy, clarity and flexibility; includes a wide range of activities; although designed for use by teachers and students from any language background who are involved in the study of English, ideas may be applied to foreign language study.

A Translation Textbook
Madeleine Sergent and Kay Wilkins
University Press of America, Inc. © 1985

Um, Um, Um, Oh, Oh, or: How to Communicate in Any Language 3rd Edition, Revised
Monica Severa and Suzy Verhelst
© 1977 by Monica Severa and Suzy Verhelst

Understanding Second Language Acquisition
Lourdes Ortega
Lourdes Ortega © 2009 - Published 2013 by Routledge 
Graduate-level text in the Understanding Language Series (Editors: Bernard Comrie and Greville Corbett); 304 pages.

The Video Connection: Integrating Video into Language Teaching by Rick Altman (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. © 1989)
guidebook on the use of video materials in the teaching of language and culture; includes discussion of the following: basic principles of video pedagogy and language acquisition, the use of video in lower-level language as well as composition, conversation and civilization courses, the legalities of video use, the VCR, sources of video programming; 184 pages.

Video in Action: Recipes for Using Video in Language Teaching
Susan Stempleski and Barry Tomalin
London: Prentice Hall International (UK) Ltd. © 1990
Publication in Prentice Hall International’s Language Teaching Methodology series designed “to offer teachers material that can be directly used in class;” collection of activities or recipes for using video in the language class, with cross-referenced index for “easy access to recipes, via activity, type of video sequence, level and purpose;” 173 pages.

Worlds Apart? Disability and Foreign Language Learning
Tammy Berberi, Elizabeth C. Hamilton, Ian M. Sutherland (Editors)
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press © 2008
These essays offer advice and resources on how to approach language teaching to college students with disabilities.

Writing Across Languages
Gerd Bräuer (Editor)
Stamford, CT: Ablex Publishing Corporation © 2000
Volume one in the series Advances in Foreign and Second Language Pedagogy; divided into four parts (History and Theories, People, Spaces and Modes of Learning), this volume includes discussion of the following topics, among others: journal writing, automatic wr
iting, Internet writing, use of computers to teach writing in the foreign language classroom, portfolio learning; 191 pages.