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Developing Teachers.com recommends the following books & journals. They are divided into several broad sections;

for the newcomer
about learning, the brain & memory
for the more experienced teacher
for the teacher trainer
books on coaching
dictionaries

The books have been chosen using our experience
with a variety of training courses & have all proved
to be insightful & relevant.

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Reading for the ELT newcomer

•••••••••• Practical Teaching ••••••••••

Teaching Practice Handbook
R.Gowers & S.Walters (Heinemann)

amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

Classroom Dynamics
J.Hadfield (OUP)

amazon.com   amazon.co.uk

The Practice of English Language Teaching
J.Harmer (Longman)

amazon.com   amazon.co.uk

Ways of Doing
Davis et al (CUP)
amazon.com   amazon.co.uk

Learner Autonomy
Ágota Scharle & Anita Szabó (CUP)
amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

Dictation
David & Rinvolucri (CUP)
amazon.com   amazon.co.uk

Beginners
P.Grundy (OUP)
amazon.com   amazon.co.uk

Using the Mother Tongue
S.Deller & M.Rinvolucri (Delta)
amazon.com   amazon.co.uk

Meanings & Metaphors
Gillian Lazar (CUP)
amazon.com   amazon.co.uk

Lessons From Nothing

Bruce Marsland (CUP)
amazon.com amazon.co.uk

Using Authentic Video in the Language Classroom
Jane Sherman (CUP)

amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

Personalising Language Learning
G.Griffiths & K.Keohane (CUP)

amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

700 Classroom Activities
David Seymour & Maria Popova
(Macmillan ELT)
amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

•••••••••• Language Awareness ••••••••••

Practical English Usage M. Swan (Oxford)

amazon.com   amazon.co.uk

Real English Grammar: Intermediate to Upper Intermediate  
Hester Lott
(Marshall Cavendish)
amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

Learner English
M.Swan & B.Smith (CUP)

amazon.com   amazon.co.uk

About Language
S.Thornbury (CUP)
amazon.com   amazon.co.uk

Uncovering Grammar
S.Thornbury (Macmillan Heinemann)

amazon.com   amazon.co.uk

Grammar for English Language Teachers
M.Parrott (CUP)
amazon.com   amazon.co.uk

Alive to Language
V.Arndt, P.Harvey, J.Nuttall (CUP)
amazon.com   amazon.co.uk

Working With Words
R.Gairns & S.Redman (CUP)
amazon.com   amazon.co.uk

•••••••••• Pronunciation Work ••••••••••

Sound Foundations
A.Underhill (Heinemann)

amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

Speaking Clearly
P.Rogerson & J.Gilbert (CUP)
amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

Pronunciation Practice Activities

M. Hewings (CUP)
amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

Pronunciation Games
M.Hancock (CUP)

amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

English Pronunciation In Use
M.Hancock (CUP)

amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

•••••••••• Speaking Skill ••••••••••

Conversation
R.Nolasco & L.Arthur (OUP)
amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

Discussions That Work
P.Ur (CUP)

amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

Drama
C.Wessels (OUP)

amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

Roleplay
G.Porter-Ladousse (OUP)
amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

•••••••••• Listening Skill ••••••••••

Teaching Listening Comprehension
P.Ur (CUP)

amazon.com    amazon.co.uk


•••••••••• Reading Skill ••••••••••

amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

Developing Reading Skills
F.Grellet (CUP)
amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

Class Readers
J.Greenwood (OUP)
amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

•••••••••• Writing Skill ••••••••••

Writing
P.Hedge (OUP)

amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

•••••••••• Teaching the Younger Learner ••••••••••

Young Learners
S.Phillips (OUP)
amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

Drama with Children
S.Philips (OUP)
amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

Teaching Languages to Young Learners
Y.Cameron (CUP)
amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

Creating Stories with Children
A.Wright (OUP)
amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

Language Activities for Teenagers

S.Lindstromberg (CUP)
amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

•••••••••• Teaching One-to-One ••••••••••

One to One - A teachers' handbook
P.Wilberg (LTP)

amazon.com    amazon.co.uk


•••••••••• Teaching Business English ••••••••••

Teach Business English
S.Donna (CUP)

amazon.com    amazon.co.uk
amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

Cambridge Business English Activities

Cordell (CUP)
amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

•••••••••• Teaching Exam Classes ••••••••••

Exam Classes
P.May (OUP)

amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

•••••••••• Music in the Classroom ••••••••••

Music & Song
T.Murphey (OUP)

amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

Musical Openings
D.Cranmer & C.Laroy (Longman)
amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

•••••••••• Storytelling ••••••••••

Once Upon A Time
Morgan & Rinvolucri (CUP)

amazon.com    amazon.co.uk

•••••••••• The internet ••••••••••
The Internet
by S.Windeatt, D.Hardisty
& D.Eastment
(OUP)
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•••••••••• Visuals ••••••••••
Working With Images
by Ben Goldstein
(CUP)

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