LINGUIST List 11.209

Wed Feb 2 2000

Books: Lang Education, ESL, Lang Planning

Editor for this issue: Naomi Ogasawara <naomilinguistlist.org>


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Directory

  1. Kathryn King, Lang Education: New Perspectives on Teaching & Learning Modern Langs
  2. Kathryn King, ESL/Politics of Lang: Sociopolitics of English Lang Teaching
  3. Kathryn King, Lang Planning in Nepal,Taiwan and Sweden, R. Baldauf & R. Kaplan (Eds)

Message 1: Lang Education: New Perspectives on Teaching & Learning Modern Langs

Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2000 15:00:03 +0000
From: Kathryn King <kathrynmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: Lang Education: New Perspectives on Teaching & Learning Modern Langs


New Perspectives On Teaching And Learning Modern Languages
Simon Green
Trinity and All Saints College, University of Leeds

Key Features:
� Proposes radical solutions to current problems
� Features chapters from foremost practitioners in the field of modern
 languages

This exciting new publication featuring chapters from some of the
foremost practitioners in the field of modern languages today closely
examines research-based analysis, structural contexts and classroom
practice in teaching and learning. After analysing the current
situation, each author proposes radical solutions to current problems
and the whole book provides much needed fresh thinking on methodology
and pedagogy

Contents:
Introduction - Simon Green 
PART I: RESEARCH-BASED CRITICAL ANALYSIS
1. Learning and Teaching Strategies Michael Grenfell , University of
 Southampton
2. Learner Autonomy David Little, Trinity College, Dublin
3. Motivation and Learners of Modern Languages Gary Chambers, University
 of Leeds
PART II: CURRENT EDUCATIONAL CONTEXT
4. The Primary Sector Ann Gregory, College of Ripon and York, St John 
5. Modern Languages within a Policy for Language in Education
 Christopher Brumfit, University of Southampton
6. Higher Education Anthony Lodge, University of St. Andrews
PART III: CLASSROOM PRACTICE
7. Logging on to Learning Philip Hood, University of Nottingham
8. Vocational Languages John Thorogood, CILT Language Teaching Adviser
9. Meeting the Challenge: Developing the 3Cs Curriculum Do Coyle,
 University of Nottingham
Conclusion Kim Brown, University of East Anglia

Editor Information:
Simon Green is Senior Lecturer in Education and German at Trinity and
All Saints College, Leeds. His recent publications include: On est fou
du foot/Football Crazy with M. Doublier and S. Haworth (CILT, 1998),
Pupils' Perceptions of Europe - Identity and Education with A. Convery,
M. Evans, E. Macaro and J. Mellor (Cassell, 1997), Kick-Off Deutsch
with G. Herlt and F. Dehmel (Goethe-Institut, 1996 ).

Modern Languages in Practice 13 February 2000 194pp
Hbk ISBN 1-85359-472-5 �44.95 US$79.95 CAN$99.95
Pbk ISBN 1-85359-471-7 �19.95 US$29.95 CAN$39.95


- 
Kathryn King
Multilingual Matters Ltd
Frankfurt Lodge, Clevedon Hall
Victoria Road, Clevedon, North Somerset BS21 7HH, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1275-876519; Fax: +44 (0) 1275-871673
Email: kathrynmultilingual-matters.com
www.multilingual-matters.com
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Message 2: ESL/Politics of Lang: Sociopolitics of English Lang Teaching

Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2000 14:57:31 +0000
From: Kathryn King <kathrynmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: ESL/Politics of Lang: Sociopolitics of English Lang Teaching



The Sociopolitics of English Language Teaching

Edited by Joan Kelly Hall (University of Georgia) and
William G. Eggington (Brigham Young University)

DESCRIPTION
The sociopolitical dimensions of English language teaching are central
to our profession. These dimensions include language policies, cultural
expectations, and the societal roles of languages. This book aims to
present these issues to practising and aspiring teachers in order to
raise awareness of the sociopolitical nature of English language
teaching. 

CONTENTS
Foreword Robert B. Kaplan (University of Southern California)
SECTION I - Language Politics, Language Practices, and English Teaching
1. Policy and Ideology in the Spread of English James W. Tollefson
 (University of Washington)
2. Linguistic Human Rights and Teachers of English Tove Skutnabb-Kangas
 (Roskilde University)
3. Official English and Bilingual Education Susan J. Dicker 
 (City Univ of New York)
4. Non-Native Varieties and the Sociopolitics of English Proficiency 
 Assessment Peter H. Lowenberg (San Jose State University) 
SECTION II - The Social, Cultural, and Political Dimensions of Language
Education 
5. The Social Politics and the Cultural Politics of Language Classroom
 Alastair Pennycook (University of Technology, Sydney)
6. Educational Malpractice and the Miseducation of Language Minority Students 
 John Baugh (Stanford University)
7. Transforming the Politics of Schooling in the USA: A Model for Successful 
 Academic Achievement for Language Minority Students Shelley Wong 
 (Ohio State University in Columbus).
SECTION III - Possibilities for Action
8. Creating Participatory Learning Communities Elsa Auerbach (University
 of Massachusetts-Boston)
9. Exploring the Spiritual Moral Dimension of Teachers' Classroom Language 
 Policies Ramona M. Cutri (Brigham Young University)
10.Disciplinary Knowledge as a Foundation for Teacher Preparation William 
 Grabe (Northern Arizona University), Fredricka L. Stoller 
 (Northern Arizona University), Christine Tardy (Bilkent University)
11.Becoming Sociopolitically Active Linn E. Forhan (Ohio University), 
 Mona Scheraga. 

EDITOR INFORMATION
Joan Kelly Hall is Associate Professor of Language Education at the
University of Georgia. Her research interests include classroom-based
language development, language use and identity, and intercultural
communication.
William G. Eggington is Professor of English Language and Linguistics
and Associate Chair of the English Department at Brigham Young
University, Utah. He has researched and published extensively on
language policy and planning in Australia, South Pacific, and general
and educational contexts.

Bilingual Education and Bilingualism No. 21 February 2000 xii +
251pp
Hbk ISBN 1-85359-437-7 �49.95 US$79.95 CAN$98.95
Pbk ISBN 1-85359-436-9 �19.95 US$29.95 CAN$39.95


- 
Kathryn King
Multilingual Matters Ltd
Frankfurt Lodge, Clevedon Hall
Victoria Road, Clevedon, North Somerset BS21 7HH, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1275-876519; Fax: +44 (0) 1275-871673
Email: kathrynmultilingual-matters.com
www.multilingual-matters.com
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Message 3: Lang Planning in Nepal,Taiwan and Sweden, R. Baldauf & R. Kaplan (Eds)

Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2000 15:01:42 +0000
From: Kathryn King <kathrynmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: Lang Planning in Nepal,Taiwan and Sweden, R. Baldauf & R. Kaplan (Eds)


Language Planning in Nepal, Taiwan and Sweden

Edited by Richard Baldauf, Jr. (University of Sydney) and
Robert Kaplan (University of Southern California) 

Key Features
� Covers three countries that previously have not featured prominently
 in language planning literature
� Second in a series that will collect comparable information on a large
 number of polities

Description
This volume covers the language situation in Nepal, Taiwan and Sweden
explaining the minority language situation, the linguistic diversity,
the historical and political contexts and the current language situation
- including language-in-education planning, the role of the media, the
role of religion, and the roles of non-indigenous languages, especially
English. The authors have had a long-term involvement in the language
planning context. 

Contents 
Introduction - Richard Baldauf, Jr and Robert Kaplan
1. The Language Situation Nepal: Sonia Eagle, Kanda University of
 International Studies, Japan
2. The Language Situation in Taiwan: Feng-fu Tsao, National Tsing Hua
 University, Taiwan
3. Language Planning in Sweden: John Birger Winsa, Stockholm University

Editor information
Richard B. Baldauf, Jr is Associate Professor and Director of the
University of Sydney Language Centre and President of the Applied
Linguistics Association of Australia. He has published numerous articles
in refereed journals and books. He is co-editor of Language Planning and
Education in Australasia and the South Pacific (Multilingual Matters,
1990), principal researcher and editor for the Viability of Low
Candidature LOTE Courses in Universities (DEET, 1995) and co-author with
Robert B. Kaplan of Language Planning from Practice to Theory
(Multilingual Matters, 1997).
Robert B. Kaplan is Emeritus Professor of Applied Linguistics at the
University of Southern California. He has published numerous books and
articles in refereed journals and written several special reports to
governments both in the US and elsewhere. He is the founding Editor-in-
Chief of the Annual Review of Applied Linguistics and is a member of the
editorial board of the Oxford International Encyclopedia of Linguistics.
He has served as President of the National Association for Foreign
Students Affairs, of TESOL, and of the American Association of Applied
Linguistics.

Multilingual Matters No. 115 February 2000 205pp
Hbk ISBN 1-85359-483-0 �29.95 US$49.95 CAN$59.95

Also available as Vol. 20: 4&5 of the Journal of Multilingual and
Multicultural Development

- 
Kathryn King
Multilingual Matters Ltd
Frankfurt Lodge, Clevedon Hall
Victoria Road, Clevedon, North Somerset BS21 7HH, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1275-876519; Fax: +44 (0) 1275-871673
Email: kathrynmultilingual-matters.com
www.multilingual-matters.com
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