This book provides up-to-date knowledge on some of the most essential aspects of modern English teaching and learning in Norway and shows how teachers can help learners increase their learning outcomes to the best of their abilities.
Teaching and Learning English centers around the four basic skills of language teaching and learning: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Other essential topics that are covered are the national curriculum, vocabulary learning, literature, intercultural competence and culture pedagogy, writing with digital tools, grammar, pronunciation, assessment, language awareness, linguacultural norms and variation, plurilingual teaching and learning, the use of corpora and teachers’ beliefs. Readers are also introduced to the history of English teaching and learning by one of the pioneers of modern English didactics in Norway, Aud Marit Simensen.
The book is an excellent guide for anyone who is going to teach English, teaching English or is interested in English teaching and learning in Norway, such as students in teacher training programmes, teachers and teacher educators.
Henrik Bøhn er førsteamanuensis i engelskdidaktikk og engelsk ved Høgskolen i Sørøst-Norge. Han har tidligere jobbet som engelsklærer i videregående skole og har mer enn 20 års erfaring som foreleser og veileder i engelsk og engelsk fagdidaktikk. Hans forskningsinteresser omfatter vurdering, språklæring og interkulturell kommunikasjon.