The 6 Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners®: Young Learners in a Multilingual World – a new practical guide for teachers of English as a foreign language worldwide, co-authored by Joan Kang Shin, Vera Savić and Tomohisa Machida.
“Join us through the pages in our book to explore how to apply TESOL’s 6 Principles for the exemplary teaching of English learners and engage your young learners through innovative English language education for a multilingual world.” – Joan Kang Shin, PhD, George Mason University, the United States (https://www.tesol.org/the-6-principles/teyl)
“It makes me really proud that vignettes from Serbia contribute to the 21st-century vision of teaching English to young learners by applying The 6 Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners®.” – Vera Savić, PhD, University of Kragujevac, Serbia.
The book guides educators in teaching young learners (2- to 12-year-olds) in an English as a foreign language setting by using The 6 Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners® as a framework. A core set of principles for the exemplary teaching and learning of English as a new language, The 6 Principles and their recommended practices are targets of teaching excellence that provide teachers with the knowledge to improve instruction and assessment. Instructional techniques are illustrated throughout the book with numerous classroom examples, case studies, checklists, and vignettes.
The authors’ vision for The 6 Principles for teaching English to young learners has four major underpinnings that are foundational for teaching children, teaching children English in a foreign language context, and teaching children in the 21st century. 1. Commitment to children.2. Recognition of English as a global language.3. Integration of multiliteracies.4. Commitment to a multilingual world. Educators who share their vision and want to improve outcomes for their young English learners in a foreign language context will greatly benefit from the strategies and resources provided in this easy-to-follow guide.
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