This publication is designed to provide practitioners with current information on topics, trends, and techniques in language teaching. Each chapter focuses on a different aspect of the topic and the knowledge we have about it. The chapters describe the strategies and techniques used by effective teachers and administrators and offer practical guidelines and suggestions to help others implement similar strategies in their own classrooms, school and districts. Each chapter closes with a summary of key points in the book and general guidelines and recommendations. (Author) -Publisher’s Description (ERIC Document – ED482995)