A groundbreaking reconsideration of translation in English language teaching, this book is a survey and critical assessment of arguments for and against translation in different teaching contexts.
'This is an outstanding work which convincingly throws new light on a topic long outlawed in many teaching centres and shunned on many teacher training courses. It is a must for all teachers and teacher trainers.' * Roger Hunt, Director of Education, International House Barcelona * '...a well-argued hard-hitting title as this should immediately be placed on reading lists for all serious teacher development courses.' * Wayne Trotman, EL Gazette *