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Title: Code Choice in the Language Classroom
Written By: Glenn S. Levine
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847693327
Description:

"Code Choice in the Language Classroom" argues that the foreign language
classroom is and should be regarded as a multilingual community of practice
rather than as a perpetually deficient imitator of an exclusive
second-language environment. From a sociocultural and ecological
perspective, Levine guides the reader through a theoretical, empirical, and
pedagogical treatment of the important roles of the first language, and of
code-switching practices, in the language classroom. Intended for SLA
researchers, language teachers, language program directors, and graduate
students of foreign languages and literatures, the book develops a
framework for thinking about all aspects of code choice in the language
classroom and offers concrete proposals for designing and carrying out
instruction in a multilingual classroom community of practice.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1847693334
ISBN-13: 9781847693334
Pages: 208
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Format: Paperback
ISBN:
ISBN-13: 9781847693327
Pages: 208
Prices: U.K. £ 24.95
U.S. $ 39.95