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Chastain 1988

 
Reference
 

Chastain, Kenneth. 1988. Developing second language skills: Theory and practice. 3rd edition. San Diego, CA: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

Summary
 

A communicative-based orientation to L2 (second language) learning and teaching; background theory, approaches. The link between theory and practice. Implementing the approach in the classroom. Appendices: ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines and Professional Organizations and Journals.

Evaluation
 

Textbook; fairly comprehensive in scope. Interesting for emphasis on the four language skills.


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