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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

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Title: Literacy
Subtitle: An Advanced Resource Book
Written By: BrianV.Street
Series Title: Routledge Applied Linguistics
Description:

Literacy is a comprehensive textbook which provides students and
researchers with support for advanced study of the topic. It introduces
readers to a broad range of approaches to understanding literacy in
educational contexts and in society.

Literacy:

*Integrates psychological, educational and anthropological approaches to
literacy and its consequences for individuals and society
*Gathers together influential reading from key names in this
inter-disciplinary field, including: Catherine Snow, David Olson, and Mike Cole
*Presents teachers, students and researchers with many diverse
opportunities to explore for themselves a broad range of perspectives and
methods of study

Written by experienced teachers and researchers in the field, Literacy is
an essential textbook for students and researchers of Applied Linguistics.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Versions:
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9780203463994
Pages: 288
Prices: U.S.$ 135.00
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415291804
Pages: 288
Prices: U.S.$ 135.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415291811
Pages: 288
Prices: U.S.$ 36.95