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Second Language Teaching and Technology. An Overview

  • Hanna SkorczynskaEmail author
  • Milagros del Saz Rubio
  • María Luisa Carrió-Pastor
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Abstract

This chapter, which is focused on second language approaches and the use of technology in language teaching, is divided in three sections. The first one is devoted to the latest approaches proposed in second language teaching by researchers and its main aim is to give a general overview of the methods proposed recently. The second section centres its attention in the teaching of the four skills that are learnt by second language learners with the intention of describing the implications of teaching language skills. And finally, the third section focuses on the role of technology in second language teaching, the most outstanding advances in this field and also gives some examples of the way technology has been implemented in higher education in second language teaching.

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Language Learning Target Language Language Teaching Language Teacher Communicative Competence 
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  • Hanna Skorczynska
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  • Milagros del Saz Rubio
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