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Brokering Britain, Educating Citizens Exploring ESOL and Citizenship

Edited by: Melanie Cooke, Rob Peutrell | Paperback | 9781788924610

This book addresses the politically charged issue of citizenship and English language learning among adult migrants in the UK. Whilst citizenship learning is inherent in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), the book argues that top-down approaches and externally-designed curricula are not a productive …

The Embodied Work of Teaching

Edited by: Joan Kelly Hall, Stephen Daniel Looney | Paperback | 9781788925488

The chapters in this volume build on a growing body of ethnomethodological conversation analytic research on teaching in order to enhance our empirical understandings of teaching as embodied, contingent and jointly achieved with students in the complex management of various courses of action and larger instructional projects. Together, t…

Voices of a City Market An Ethnography

Author: Adrian Blackledge, Angela Creese | Paperback | 9781788925082

This book breaks new ground in its representation of the voices of people in a superdiverse city as they go about their everyday lives. Poetic, polyphonic, and compelling, it places the reader at the heart of the market hall, surrounded by the translanguaging voices of people from all over the world.…

Using Linguistically Appropriate Practice A Guide for Teaching in Multilingual Classrooms

Author: Roma Chumak-Horbatsch | Paperback | 9781788924948

The presence of students for whom the school language is not their first language creates unique challenges and opportunities for teachers. This book provides an accessible guide to multilingual teaching using Linguistically Appropriate Practice (LAP) in diverse classrooms worldwide.…

Integrating Assessment into Early Language Learning and Teaching

Edited by: Danijela Prošic-Santovac, Shelagh Rixon | Hardback | 9781788924818

The volume unites research and practice on integrating language learning, teaching and assessment at preschool and early school age. It includes chapters written by experts in the field who have studied some of the very youngest (pre-primary) children through to those up to the age of 12, in a variety of private and state contexts across…

Study Abroad, Second Language Acquisition and Interculturality

Edited by: Martin Howard | Paperback | 9781788924139

This book unites a range of emerging topics in the burgeoning transdisciplinary fields of second language acquisition and interculturality in a study abroad context. It explores key issues, trends and approaches within each strand and how the strands relate to one another, painting a big picture of the diversity and complexity underpinni…

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Researchers and Instructors Need to Talk to One Another!

This month we are publishing L2 Grammatical Representation and Processing edited by Deborah Arteaga. In this post the editor explains what motivated her to put the book together. Too often, there is a divide between second-language (L2) researchers and L2 instructors. With a few exceptions, L2 research is typically highly theoretical and has no clear … Continue reading Researchers and Instructors Need to Talk to One Another!

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