Beyond The Language Classroom by P. Benson

Beyond The Language Classroom

EditorP. Benson, H. Reinders

Hardcover | July 28, 2011

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This comprehensive exploration of theoretical and practical aspects of out-of-class teaching and learning, from a variety of perspectives and in various settings around the world, includes a theoretical overview of the field, 11 data-based case studies, and practical advice on materials development for independent learning.

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PHIL BENSON is a Professor at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. He has published widely on the subject of autonomy in language and language learning histories and is currently pursuing research interests in study abroad and popular culture and language learning.  HAYO REINDERS is Head of Learner Development at Middlesex University...

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Title:Beyond The Language ClassroomFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:July 28, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230272436

ISBN - 13:9780230272439

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
Introduction; P.Benson& H.Reinders
Language Learning and Teaching Beyond the Classroom: An Introduction to the Field; P.Benson
Family, Friends and Language Learning Beyond the Classroom: Social Networks and Social Capital in Language Learning; D.Palfreyman
Places for Learning: Technology-Mediated Language Learning Practices Beyond the Classroom; L.Kuure
From Milk Cartons to English Roommates: Context and Agency in L2 Learning Beyond the Classroom; P.Kalaja, R.Alanen, Å.Palviainen& H.Dufva
Affordances for Language Learning Beyond the Classroom; V.Menezes
Becoming Multilingual: An Ethnographic Approach to SLA Beyond the Classroom; D.Divita
Talk About Language Use: I Know a Little About Your Language; E.Zimmerman
A Possible Path to Progress: Out-Of-School English Language Learners in Sweden; P.Sundqvist
Teenagers Learning Languages Out of School: What, Why and How Do They Learn? How Can School Help Them?; S.Bailly
Older Language Learners, Social Learning Spaces, and Community; G.Murray
Tandem Learning In Virtual Spaces: Supporting Non-Formal and Informal Learning in Adults; U.Stickler& M.Emke
Home Tutor Cognitions and the Nature of Tutor-Learner Relationships; G.Barkhuizen
Materials Development for Language Learning Beyond the Classroom; H.Reinders
References
Index