In recent years there has been growing focus on speaking and listening and this text unpicks what is meant by this term and ensures trainees are fully prepared to deliver it. It addresses the development, learning and teaching of speaking and listening and covers key subject knowledge. Speaking and listening as the basis for reading and writing is examined, as is knowledge about talk and teacher talk. The text includes suggestions for teaching activities and ways to assess speaking and listening. Case studies and interactive activities throughout help the reader link theory to practice.
This is Book 14 in the Transforming Primary QTS Series Series. See all Transforming Primary QTS Series books here.
Jane Medwell taught in primary schools in Cardiff and South Devon, before moving into teacher education. She has lectured at the Universities of Cardiff, Plymouth and the College of St Mark and St John, and is currently Director of Teacher Education and Associate Professor at the University of Warwick. Her research and writing has covered areas such as the tMore about Jane A. Medwell
David Wray is Profesor of Literacy Education at the University of Warwick.More about David Wray