The use of the media in English language teaching

This 1979 issue of ELT Documents focuses on uses of radio and television in language learning.

Mostly drawing on the BBC’s experience as a world broadcaster, the chapters address issues such as: the integration of elements in multimedia language learning systems; the history of BBC English by radio and television; television materials for ELT; the English-teaching radio script; levels of local exploitation; and uses of English by radio programmes in the classroom. The volume ends with an interesting overview of the British ELT scene in late 1978 by GD Pickett, which is unrelated to the other contents, and which takes in dictionary publishing, developments in linguistics, teaching methodology, the demands of teaching in Britain and overseas, and teacher training.

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