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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Critical Pedagogy
Subtitle: Political Approaches to Language and Intercultural Communication
Edited By: Alison Phipps
Manuela Guilherme
Series Title: Language in Intercultural Communication and education

Key Features
- Articles come from a range of disciplinary perspectives
- Together they raise critical, political and radical concerns


Teaching and learning Languages and Intercultural Communication is not a neutral enterprise. Critical Pedagogy, as a movement and an intellectual field, engages with the political and ideological questions raised in educational practices. In this book the respective fields of languages, intercultural communication and critical pedagogy are brought into dialogue, dissent and reflection.


Introduction - Alison Phipps and Manuela Guilherme
1. Betraying the Intellectual Tradition: Public Intellectuals and the Crisis of Youth H. Giroux, (Penn State University)
2. Academic Literacy in Post-colonial Times: Hegemonic Norms and Transcultural Possibilities J. Turner (Goldsmiths College, University of London)
3. Articulating Contact in the Classroom: Toward a Constitutive Focus of Critical Pedagogy Keith E. Nainby (Hartnell College, San Jose), John T. Warren and Christopher Bollinger (Bowling Green State University)
4. Listen to the Voices of Foreign Language Student Teachers: Implications for Foreign Language Educators Rosario Diaz-Greenberg (California State University San Marcos) and Ann Nevin (Arizona State University West, Phoenix)

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853597538
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 64
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