Tips for Teaching with CALL: Practical Approaches to Computer-Assisted Language Learning, by Carol A. Chapelle and Joan Jamieson, introduces English language teachers to computer-assisted language learning, or CALL. This practical reference book links specific techniques for using CALL with contemporary CALL research. The book and companion CD-ROM clearly demonstrate why and how to use CALL to teach vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, listening, speaking, communication skills, and content-based language. Features of the Book: Color screenshotsof authentic CALL software, along with descriptions, level information, and notes, illustrate more than 100 real examples. Concrete tipsat the beginning of each chapter help teachers get students working productively with electronic texts. What the research saysandWhat the teacher can dosections link pedagogical research with classroom techniques. Specific topicscovered in different chapters include Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, Communication Skills, and Content-Based Language. Focus questionsat the end of each chapter guide teachers in selecting appropriate CALL activities for their students'needs. Features of the CD-ROM: Interactive video clipsshow application of tips from each chapter. Demonstration tipsshow students using authentic CALL software. Simulation tipsguide teachers through using authentic CALL programs. TheTips for Teachingseries covers topics of practical classroom-centered interest for English language teachers. Written in clearly comprehensible terms, each book offers soundly conceived practical approaches to classroom instruction that are firnly grounded in current pedagogical research. System Requirements Windows® 2000/XP/Vista or Mac OSX (10.3 or higher) Microsoft Internet Explorer® 6.x, Safari TM 1.x, Firefox® 1.x, Mozilla® 1.x, Netscape TM 7.x or later 256 MB RAM minimum (512+ MB recommended) 500 MB available hard drive space Monitor resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher Sound card and speakers CD-ROM drive (10x or faster) Adobe® Flash® 8 plug-in or higher (Note: If your computer does not have this plug-in, and Internet connection is required for installation.)Carol Chapelle is the author of 'Tips for Teaching CALL', published 2008 under ISBN 9780132404280 and ISBN 0132404281.