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LINGUIST List 22.2016

Tue May 10 2011

Books: Applied Linguisitics/Lang Acquisition/Discourse Analysis: Walsh

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        1.     Tara Thomas , Exploring Classroom Discourse: Walsh

Message 1: Exploring Classroom Discourse: Walsh
Date: 06-May-2011
From: Tara Thomas <tara.thomastaylorandfrancis.com>
Subject: Exploring Classroom Discourse: Walsh
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Title: Exploring Classroom Discourse
Subtitle: Language in Action
Series Title: Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics
Published: 2011
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
                http://www.routledge.com/

Book URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415570671/

Author: Steve Walsh
Electronic: ISBN: 9780203827826 Pages: 248 Price: U.S. $ 36.95
Electronic: ISBN: 9780203827826 Pages: 248 Price: U.K. £ 22.99
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415570664 Pages: 248 Price: U.K. £ 80.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415570664 Pages: 248 Price: U.S. $ 130.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415570671 Pages: 248 Price: U.K. £ 22.99
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415570671 Pages: 248 Price: U.S. $ 36.95
Abstract:

Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics consists of introductory
level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, designed
for those entering postgraduate studies and language professionals
returning to academic study. The books take an innovative "practice to
theory" approach, with a 'back to front' structure which takes the reader
from real life problems and issues in the field, then enters into a
discussion of intervention and how to engage with these concerns. The final
section concludes by tying the practical issues to theoretical foundations.
Additional features include tasks with commentaries, a glossary of key
terms, and an annotated further reading section.

This book looks particularly at the relationship between language,
interaction and learning. Providing a comprehensive account of current
perspectives on classroom discourse, the book aims to promote a fuller
understanding of interaction, regarded as being central to effective
teaching and introduces the concept of classroom interactional competence
(CIC).

The case is made in this book for a need not only to describe classroom
discourse, but to ensure that teachers and learners develop the kind of
interactional competence which will result in more engaged, dynamic
classrooms where learners are actively involved in the learning process.
This approach makes an invaluable resource for language teachers, as well
as students of language and education, and language acquisition within the
field of applied linguistics.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Language Acquisition
                            Language Documentation
                            Applied Linguistics
                            Language Learning

Written In: English (eng )

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