Language Learning And Teaching As Social Interaction

Hardcover | September 15, 2007

EditorZhu Wei

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This volume brings together contributions by leading researchers active in developing the social interactional and socio-cultural approaches to language learning and teaching. It provides not only an introduction to this important growth point, but also an overview of cutting edge research, covering a wide range of language learning and teaching contexts, European and non-European languages, and bilingual and multilingual practices.

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This volume brings together contributions by leading researchers active in developing the social interactional and socio-cultural approaches to language learning and teaching. It provides not only an introduction to this important growth point, but also an overview of cutting edge research, covering a wide range of language learning an...

ZHU HUA is Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics at Birkbeck, University of London, UK. She is the author of Phonological Development in Specific Contexts, joint author of , and co-editor, with Barbara Dodd, of Phonological Development Disorders in Children: A Multilingual Perspective.PAUL SEEDHOUSE is Reader in Applied Linguistics a...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 8.87 × 5.8 × 0.87 inPublished:September 15, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230517005

ISBN - 13:9780230517004

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Introduction: Zhu Hau, P.Seedhouse, Li Wei & V.Cook * PART 1: INTERACTIONAL FOUNDATIONS * Interaction and Constructs--P.Seedhouse * Handling Sequentially Inapposite Responses--G.Kasper & Y.Kim * Invitation Talk--N.Markee * Bricolage in Turn Starts in L2 Talk--R.Gardner * Sequential organization in Immersion Classrooms--S.P.Doehler & G.Ziegler * PART 2: IDENTITY AND SOCIAL ACTION * Socialising Second Language Acquisition--D.Block * Identity Repertories in Learner Narratives--V.Driagina & A.Pavlenko * Presentation of 'Self' in Application Letters--Zhu Hua * Identity Construction in Teacher Education--J.Miller * Context and L2 Users' Pragmatic Development--J-M.Dewaele * PART 3: MULTILINGUAL AND MULTICULTURAL CLASSROOMS * Bilingualism in Mainstream Primary Classrooms--J.Conteh * Social Interaction in Multilingual Classrooms--N.Shameem * Untutored Acquisition in Content Classrooms--J.Langman & R.Bayley * Learning Styles in Multilingual Classrooms--T.Young & I.Sachdev * Coda: Language Learning and Teaching as Discursive Practice--R.Young * Bibliography * Index