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Title: Discursive Practice in Language Learning and Teaching
Written By: Richard F Young
URL: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1405184442.html
Series Title: The Language Learning Monograph Series
Description:

Discursive Practice is a theory of the linguistic and socio-cultural
characteristics of recurring episodes of face-to-face interaction; episodes
that have social and cultural significance to a community of speakers. This
book examines the discursive practice approach to language-in-interaction,
explicating the consequences of grounding language use and language
learning in a view of social realities as discursively constructed, of
meanings as negotiated through interaction, of the context-bound nature of
discourse, and of discourse as social action. The book also addresses how
participants’ abilities in a specific discursive practice may be learned,
taught, and assessed.

"Richard Young's book provides a wonderfully comprehensive account of
discursive practices and social context in second language acquisition that
synthesizes important theoretical and empirical insights from
sociolinguistics, sociocultural theory, systemic functional grammar, and
conversation analysis. This is a must read!"--Numa Markee, University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Table of Contents:
1. What is Discursive Practice?
2. Foundations for the Study of Practice
3. Investigating Context
4. Discursive Resources
5. Language Learning and Discursive Practice
6. Contexts of Teaching and Testing
7. Prospects for Practice

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1405184442
ISBN-13: 9781405184441
Pages: 300
Prices: U.S. $ 39.95