Second Language Teaching

A View from the Right Side of the Brain

  • Marcel Danesi

Part of the Topics in Language and Linguistics book series (TLLI, volume 8)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Marcel Danesi
    Pages 1-23
  3. Marcel Danesi
    Pages 24-47
  4. Marcel Danesi
    Pages 102-126
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 127-172

About this book


Second Language Teaching, A View from the Right Side of the Brain:

-offers a practical introduction to the use of neuroscience to teach second languages;
-provides information on the relation between how the brain learns and how this can be used to construct classroom activities;
-evaluates methods, syllabi, approaches, etc. from the perspective of brain functioning;
-illustrates how teaching can unfold with actual examples in several languages.

This volume is indispensable in courses designed for language teachers, curriculum planners, and applied linguists.


Direct Method SLA language acquisition language teaching linguists neuroscience second language

Authors and affiliations

  • Marcel Danesi
    • 1
  1. 1.University of TorontoCanada

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