David nunan language teaching methodology

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Language Teaching Methodology: A Textbook for Teachers by David Nunan

David Nunan is an Australian linguist who has focused on the teaching of English. His ELT textbook series Go For It! is the largest selling textbook series in the world with sales exceeding 1 billion copies.

Nunans academic and student textbooks are published by Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and the EFL publishing division of Cengage Learning. Nunan is Academic President of Anaheim University based in Anaheim, California. Nunan serves in a concurrent role as Dean of the Graduate School of Education and Professor of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at Anaheim University where he has worked since 1996.

In 2000, Nunan served as President of TESOL Inc., the worlds largest language teaching association, and was the first person to serve as President from outside North America. Previously Nunan has served as Chair and Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Hong Kong and has been involved in the teaching of graduate programs for such institutions as Columbia University, the University of Hawaii, Monterey Institute for International Studies, and others.

Nunan began his career in Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, where he learned Thai. Nunan has received numerous awards throughout his career for his contributions to the field of English Language Teaching.


In 2002 Nunan received a congressional citation from the United States House of Representatives for his services to English language education through his pioneering work in online education through Anaheim University. In 2003 he was ranked the 7th most influential Australian in Asia by Business Review Weekly, and in 2005 he was named one of the top 50 Australians who Matter. In November 2006 Nunan was awarded the Convocation medal for outstanding achievement and contribution internationally to the profession of Teaching English as a second language, from Flinders University, where he earned his Ph.D. in Education and Linguistics. In December 2006 Nunan was invited by the Australian Prime Minister to attend the Advance Leading 100 Global Australians Summit in Sydney, Australia. Nunan is a distinguished advisor to the [Asian EFL Journal].
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Theories - Methods & Techniques of Teaching English

alternative methods in language teaching are also treated Throughout . It is this objective that David Nunan sets himself in this latest contribution to the.
David Nunan

Language Teaching Methodology - Nunan

Prentice Hall, This 3rd edition has been completely rewritten and updated to combine the best of traditional approaches with the latest developments in language teaching theory and methodology. Chapter's: The world of English. Describing language. Describing learners.

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Scientific Research An Academic Publisher. Nunan, D. In fact, in order to use a language lucidly and effectively, a speaker or writer must choose the most precise words. Thus, vocabulary is a set of words known and used within a language to construct meaning in written texts and communication at large. In learning Arabic language, vocabulary acquisition becomes the main hindrance to the success of the whole language learning.

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