Language and Learning: An Introduction for Teaching, Canadian Edition

Paperback | February 13, 2014

byMarie Emmitt, Matthew Zbaracki, Linda Komesaroff

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With up-to-date research, Canadian examples, and an engaging narrative, this text provides a well-rounded introduction to how language theory shapes teaching in both primary and secondary classrooms, offering teacher-candidates the theoretical foundation required to develop their own teachingstrategies for English Language Arts.

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With up-to-date research, Canadian examples, and an engaging narrative, this text provides a well-rounded introduction to how language theory shapes teaching in both primary and secondary classrooms, offering teacher-candidates the theoretical foundation required to develop their own teachingstrategies for English Language Arts.

Rebecca Luce-Kapler is professor and associate dean of graduate studies and research in the Faculty of Education at Queen's University, where she also holds the secondary language and literacy position in the faculty. She has published in journals such as Educational Action Research, and is the author of Writing With, Through, and Bey...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.46 inPublished:February 13, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199003580

ISBN - 13:9780199003587

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Table of Contents

Figures and TablesPreface to the Canadian EditionAcknowledgementsPreface to the Australian Fifth EditionHow to Use this BookPart I: Language and Culture1. An Overview of Language and Learning2. Using Language3. Language VariationPart II: Linguistics and Language Structure4. An Introduction to Grammar5. Discourse Analysis/Text Linguistics6. Syntax, Morphology, and Lexicology7. Phonology and the Relationship between Letters and SoundsPart III: Language and Learning8. Learning Language9. Learning an Additional Language10. Learning Literacy11. Learning and Language: A SummaryAppendix 1: North American English PhonemesAppendix 2: Classification of English ConsonantsGlossaryReferencesIndex

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"A strength of this text is its inclusion of multiliteracies and current issues surrounding the use of technology and social media in the classroom. . . . I was very impressed at the currency of the text and the comprehensiveness of the references and authors included." --Tina Benevides, Nipissing University