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Books: Sociolinguistics: Alred, Byram & Fleming (eds.)

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Message 1: Sociolinguistics: Alred, Byram, & Fleming (eds.)

Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2002 11:30:48 +0000
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Subject: Sociolinguistics: Alred, Byram, & Fleming (eds.)

Series Title: Language in Intercultural Communication and Education
Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
Editor: Geof Alred 
Editor: Mike Byram 
Editor: Mike Fleming 

Hardback: ISBN: 1853596078, Pages: 256, Price: £59.94 US$89.85
Paperback: ISBN: 185359606X, Pages: 256, Price: £19.95 US$29.95

This edited volume explores the educational significance of
intercultural experience. It offers a broader conception of
interculturality than commonly found in the area of foreign language
teaching. Contributors represent a diverse range of academic and
professional interests. The aim of the book is to encourage dialogue
and interchange across this range, and beyond, to stimulate thinking
about the educational value of intercultural experience.

Introduction Geof Alred, Mike Byram and Mike Fleming
1. Becoming a "better stranger": A therapeutic perspective on
 intercultural experience as/and education - Geof Alred
2. For a flexible model of intercultural understanding - Lothar Bredella
3. On being "bicultural" and intercultural" - Mike Byram
4. Learning to be intercultural - Leah Davcheva
5. Intercultural experience and drama - Mike Fleming
6. An experience of interculturality: Student travellers abroad -
 Elizabeth Murphy-Lejeune
8. Searching for the intercultural person - Phyllis M Ryan
9. Changing the focus: A discussion of the dynamics of the
 intercultural experience - Amita Sen Gupta
10. English for the English: An intercultural approach - David Stevens
11. A framework for teaching and learning "intercultural competence" -
 Susanne Weber
12. The recognition of intercultural competences: From individual
 experience to certification - Genevieve Zarate
Afterword Lothar Bredella

Editor information:

The editors are all members of the School of Education, University of
Durham, interested in interdisciplinary approaches to intercultural
experience. Geof Alred is a counsellor and counsellor trainer. His
research interests include language in therapy, mentoring, and
intercultural experience, in particular student residence abroad.
Mike Fleming is Director of Initial Teacher Training. His research
interests include the teaching of English and drama and in particular
the use of drama as a form of intercultural education. Mike Byram
studied languages and literature before becoming interested in the
intercultural dimension of language education and ultimately in
educational experience beyond the classroom.

Lingfield(s): Sociolinguistics
Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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