Spoken English, Tesol And Applied Linguistics: Challenges for Theory and Practice by Rebecca HughesSpoken English, Tesol And Applied Linguistics: Challenges for Theory and Practice by Rebecca Hughes

Spoken English, Tesol And Applied Linguistics: Challenges for Theory and Practice

byRebecca Hughes

Paperback | December 15, 2005

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Leading researchers in the field of spoken discourse and language teaching offer an empirically informed, issues-based discussion of the present state of research into spoken language. They address some of the complex and rewarding opportunities offered by these emerging insights for language education and, specifically, for TESOL. They ask whether new data and evidence that spoken discourse is a distinctive genre will challenge existing language theories and teaching. What could be the practical outcomes for curriculum, teaching approaches, materials and assessment? A stimulating resource for researchers and for professional and student language teachers.
WALLACE CHAFE Professor Emeritus at University of California, Santa Barbara, USA JOAN CUTTING Senior Lecturer in TESOL, University of Edinburgh, UK FIONA FARR Lecturer in EFL/ELT and Course Director of the MA in ELT at the University of Limerick, Republic of Ireland MARYSIA JOHNSON GERSON Associate Professor in the department of Englis...
Title:Spoken English, Tesol And Applied Linguistics: Challenges for Theory and PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:289 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.7 inPublished:December 15, 2005Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230217044

ISBN - 13:9780230217041

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures Acknowledgements Notes on the Contributors Introduction; R.Hughes PART 1: ATTITUDES AND IDEOLOGIES Uncovering the Sociopolitical Situatedness of Accents in the World Englishes Paradigm; J.C.M.Luk & A.M.Y.Lin What the Other Half Gives: The Interlocutor's Role in Non-native Speaker Performance; S.Lindemann PART 2: PROSODY; NEW MODELS FOR MEANING Reading Aloud; W.Chafe Intonational Meaning Starting from Talk; A.Wennerstrom A Review of Recent Research on Speech Rhythm: Some Insights for Language Acquisition, Language Disorders and Language Teaching; E.L.Low Factors Affecting Turn-Taking Behaviour: Genre Meets Prosody; R.Hughes & B.S.Reed PART 3: SPOKEN DISCOURSE AND LANGUAGE PEDAGOGY Spoken Discourse, Academic and Global English: A Corpus Perspective; A.Mauranen Spoken Grammar; Vague Language and EAP; J.Cutting Reflecting on Reflections: The Spoken Word as a Professional Development Tool in Language Teacher Education; F.Farr Analyzing Classroom Discourse; A Variable Approach; S.Walsh PART 4: ASSESSING SPEAKING Pronunciation and the Assessment of Spoken Language; J.M.Levis Local and Dialogic Language Ability and its Implications for Language Teaching and Testing; M.J.Gerson Index

Editorial Reviews

'...the book provides a set of accessible, issues-driven discussions of the "state of the art" in spoken language research and practice. It thus has something to offer researchers and practitioners working in a wide range of professional contexts.' - The Linguist