About the Book
'Principles of Teaching English' is prepared in accordance with the syllabi of English Language Teaching Mythology Courses in B.Ed. Degree, TCH, and training courses in DIETs all over India. It has been designed to provide a detailed account of the past and current trends in the teaching of English as a second language.The book includes:
an elaborate description of the various approaches to language teaching, in particular, the Communicative Approach to Language Teaching,
the underlying theories of language and language learning,
the methods used, the syllabi they envisaged, and the techniques accommodated.A brief note on a few terms in English Language Teaching also forms a part of the book in addition to a separate section on phonetics.
About the Author
S Venkateswaran, tha author of this book is a teacher trainer in the Regional Institute of English, Bangalore. He has taught English Language and Literature at all levels. As a course material writer he has contributed to the Distance Education Programmes of Kakatiya University, Warangal. With a vast experience and commitment to research, development and extension, he has published many articles in journals of repute. His book titled Principles in Education has been prescribed as a reference book for the TCH course in Karnataka. In addition to this, as a member of the Textbook Preparation Committee in the Government of A.P. and Karnataka, he has co-authored English Language textbooks.