Memory, Meaning, and Method: A View on Language Teaching

  • AUTHOR: Earl W. Stevick
  • ISBN-13: 9780838455692 
  • 200 Pages  Paperback 
  • 2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 1976
  • ©1996     Published
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About The Product

This thoroughly revised edition updates and restates Earl Stevick's classic account of what occurs in the learning and teaching of languages. It includes insights into memory as it relates to language learning and presents language learning as a "total human experience". This text also focused on a balanced presentation of experimental and personal insights and is appropriate for methods courses.

About the Contributor

  • Earl W. Stevick

Table of Contents

I. Memory
1. What We Remember
2. Kinds of Memory
3. Memory at Work: Basic Processes
4. Processes of Memory: What Happens within the Files
5. Managing Memory: The Mechanical Side
6. Memory and the Whole Person
II. Meaning
7. The Meaning of Speaking
8. Interpersonal Meanings
9. The Language Class as a Small Group
III. Method
10. Three Views of Method
11. Six Methods
12. Tradition, Diversity and Oakley's Thesis