English language teaching in its social context / edited by Christopher N. Candlin and Neil Mercer. - London ; New York : Routledge ; in association with Maquarie University and the Open University, 2001. - xiv, 352 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. - Teaching English language worldwide .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Second language learning : key concepts and issues / Rosamond Mitchell and Florence Myles --
Factors affecting second language learning / Patsy M. Lightbown and Nina Spada --
Second language acquisition : research and language pedagogy / Rod Ellis --
Comprehension and production strategies in language learning / Peter Skehan --
Constraints and resources in classroom talk : issues of equality and symmetry / Leo van Lier --
Language acquisition or language socialisation in and through discourse? : towards a redefinition of the domain of SLA / Celia Roberts --
The social context for language learning : a neglected situation? / Michael P. Breen --
The development of EFL methodology / Paul Knight --
Beyond methods / Jack C. Richards --
Focus on form : a design feature in language teaching methodology / Michael H. Long --
Teaching grammar in context / David Nunan --
Genre-based approaches to writing and beginning adult ESL learners / Anne Burns --
Critical ethnography of a Sri Lankan classroom : ambiguities in student opposition to reproduction through ESOL / A. Suresh Canagarajah --
Safe-talk : collusion in apartheid education / J. Keith Chick --
Language for teaching a language / Neil Mercer --
Learning a new register in a second language / Pauline Gibbons --
Doing-English-lessons in the reproduction or transformation of social worlds? / Angel M. Y. Lin --
Evaluation of classroom interaction / Assia Slimani --
Navigating the discourse : on what is learned in the language classroom / Michael B. Breen --
Recording and transcribing talk in educational settings / Joan Swann. Table of contents

Summary:
Essential reading for all MA students on TESOL and Applied Linguistics courses, this Reader introduces a range of theories of second language acquisition and the contested explanations of effective language learning.



0415241219 0415241227 (pbk.) 9780415241212

00059195


English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers.
English language--Study and teaching--Social aspects.

PE1128.A2 / E49 2001

428.0071 / ENG 2001

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