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Games for Language Learning

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ISBN-10: 052127737X

ISBN-13: 9780521277372

Edition: 2nd 1984 (Revised)

Authors: Andrew Wright, David Betteridge, Michael Buckby, Penny Ur

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Games provide meaningful and enjoyable language practice at all levels and for all age groups. They can be used to practise any of the skills - speaking, listening, reading and writing - at any stage of the learning process, from controlled repetition through guided practice to free expression. To enable teachers to select the activities most suitable for their needs, precise information is provided, both at the beginning of each game and in the summary chart, about the language content, the skills to be practised, the level, the degree of teacher-control, and the time and materials required. Clear advice is given on preparation and classroom procedure, with many illustrations and examples.…    
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Book details

List price: $28.50
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1984
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/17/1984
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

PETER DOYLE is a mystery writer, lecturer, and musician. He lives in Australia and works at Macquarie University, Sydney.

Language for the organisation of games
Picture games
Psychology games
Magic tricks
Caring and sharing games
Card and board games
Sound games
Story games
Word games
True/false games
Memory games
Question and answer games
Guessing and speculating games
Miscellaneous games
Summary of the games (skills, level, time, etc.)
Index to structures and types of communication
Alphabetical list of games