Encyclopedia of Language and Education

Encyclopedia of Language and Education : Knowledge About Language

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This book offers a comprehensive perspective on metalinguistic knowledge and processes, and presents a coherent argument for building an element of language awareness into the language curriculum at all educational levels. It offers a balanced perspective on first and second language acquisition, classroom talk, language use in the multicultural work place, translation, Esperanto, whole language, historical perspectives, critical pedagogy, the education of language teachers, the teaching of grammar, phonology, and writing.
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  • Paperback | 301 pages
  • 162.6 x 236.2 x 30.5mm | 589.68g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997
  • XVII, 301 p.
  • 0792349334
  • 9780792349334

Table of contents

Introduction; L. van Lier. Part One: Historical and Theoretical Issues. 1. Language Awareness and Knowledge about Language: An Overview; A. van Essen. 2. Pedagogical Grammar: From Prescriptive to Descriptive; J. Walmsley. 3. The History of Language Awareness in the UK; G. Donmall-Hicks. 4. The Theory and Practice of Argument in Education; P. Costello. Part Two: Knowledge about Language and the Langauge Learner. 5. Metalinguistic Development in First-Language Acquisition; J.-E. Gombert. 6. Phonological Awareness and Learning to Read; T. Nicholson. 7. Language Awareness and Learning Styles; S. Jones. Part Three: Knowledge about Language, the Curriculum and the Classroom. 8. Whole Language: The Whole Story; K. Goodman. 9. Language Awareness at the International High School; A. de Fazio. 10. Task-Based Grammar Work in Second Language Classes; R. Ellis. 11. Language Awareness and Translation; P. Zabalbeascoa. 12. Language Awareness and Language Switching; S. Papaeftyhmiou-Lytra. 13. Morphological Awareness and the Second Language Learner; D. Sandra. 14. Literacy and Genre; A. Freedman, P. Richardson. 15. Esperanto and Language Awareness; M. Fettes. Part Four: Teacher Development. 16. The Teacher as Educational Linguist; C. Brumfit. 17. Fostering Language Awareness through In-Service Teacher Education; T. Wright, R. Bolitho. 18. Awareness Raising about Classroom Interaction; A. Tsui. 19. Assessors' Language Awareness in the Evaluation of Academic Writing; B. Maylath. 20. The Teaching, Learning and Assessment of Argument; S. Mitchell. Part Five: Critical Language Awareness. 21. Critical Discourse Analysis and Educational Change; R. Clark, R. Ivanic. 22. Awareness of Non-Standard Varieties in the Schools; D. Corson. 23. The Role of Language Awareness in Critical Pedagogy; C.A. Wallace. 24. Language Awareness, Power, and Administrator/Teacher Discourse; D. Waite. 25. The Commodification of Classroom Discourse in Postmodern Contexts; S. Wortham. 26. Language Use and Awareness in the Multicultural Work Place; K. Malcolm. Index.
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