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Wed Feb 4 2004

Books: Applied Linguistics: Wallace

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  1. palgravemacmillan, Critical Reading in Language Education: Wallace

Message 1: Critical Reading in Language Education: Wallace

Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2004 05:19:30 -0500 (EST)
From: palgravemacmillan <>
Subject: Critical Reading in Language Education: Wallace

Title: Critical Reading in Language Education
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan 
Book URL: 

Author: Catherine Wallace, Senior Lecturer in Education at the
	Institute of Education, University of London

Hardback: ISBN: 0333985796, Pages: 232, Price: �45/$69.95


'This text is a very important work in the exploration of ESL
teaching... with exciting discussion, well-grounded in theoretical
positions and paradigms... very accessible to its audience.' Dr Pat
Smith, University of Ballarat, Australia

Addressed to researchers in Applied Linguistics, and to professional
teachers working in, or studying teaching and learning processes in,
multilingual classrooms, Critical Reading in Language Education offers
a distinctive contribution to the question of how foreign language
learners can be helped to acquire effective literacy in English. At
the heart of the book is first-hand classroom research by the author
as both teacher and researcher, demonstrating an innovative research
methodology and empirical evidence to support a critical reading

Preface - Points of Departure
Reading as a Social Process
Critical Discourse Analysis and Critical Reading
Critical Pedagogy for Language Teaching
The Research Methodology for the Classroom Study
Critical Reading in the Classroom
Talk Around Texts: The Analysis of the Classroom Interaction
Critical Reading Revisited: Diaries, Reading Protocols and Interviews
A Postscript

Lingfield(s):	Applied Linguistics 

Written In:	English (Language Code: ENG)

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