English language teaching in its social context / edited by Christopher N. Candlin and Neil Mercer.

Contributor(s): Candlin, Christopher | Mercer, Neil
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Teaching English language worldwidePublisher: London ; New York : Routledge ; in association with Maquarie University and the Open University, 2001Description: xiv, 352 p. : ill. ; 26 cmISBN: 0415241219; 0415241227 (pbk.); 9780415241212Subject(s): English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers | English language -- Study and teaching -- Social aspectsDDC classification: 428.0071 LOC classification: PE1128.A2 | E49 2001Online resources: WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents 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.
Summary: 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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents 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.

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.

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