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Language and Teaching

This edition continues to provide an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the nature and function of language and language learning and its implications for teaching. It covers a range of language theories and uses relevant examples for applying them in the classroom. It aims to support teachers in expanding their knowledge about language.
Language and Teaching
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The fifth edition of Language and Learning continues to provide an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the nature and function of language and language learning and its implications for teaching. Written specifically for Australian teacher-education students, it covers a range of language theories and uses relevant examples for applying them in the classroom. This book aims to support teachers in expanding their knowledge about language, which will assist them in understanding and implementing curriculum guidelines, as well as interpreting current policies and future initiatives. It builds on the sociocultural constructivist view of language and emphasises the changing nature of literacy, the breadth of multi-literacies, and the importance of embracing new forms of language and literacy, such as the language of the internet, to enable students to participate effectively in society.
Marie Emmitt is a Professor and the Dean of Education at Australian Catholic University. Matthew Zbaracki is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Australian Catholic University. Linda Komesaroff was a former Senior Lecturer at Deakin University. John Pollock was the former Head of Department of Industry Education at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
PART 1: LANGUAGE AND CULTURE ; 1. An Overview of Language and Learning ; 2. Doing Things with Language ; 3. Language Variation ; PART 2: LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGE STRUCTURE ; 4. An Introduction to Linguistics and Grammar ; 5. Discourse Analysis/Text Linguistics ; 6. Syntax, Morphology and Lexicology ; 7. Phonology and the Relationship between Letters and Sounds ; 8. Differences between Speech and Writing ; PART 3: LANGUAGE ANED LEARNING ; 9. Learning Language ; 10. Learning a Second Language ; 11. Learning Literacy ; 12. Learning and Language: A Summary ; APPENDIX 1: AUSTRALIAN ENGLISH PHENOMES ; APPENDIX 2: CLASSIFICATION OF ENGLISH CONSONANTS ; GLOSSARY OF LANGUAGE TERMS ; REFERENCES ; INDEX
The fifth edition of Language and Learning continues to provide an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the nature and function of language and language learning and its implications for teaching. Written specifically for Australian teacher-education students, it covers a range of language theories and uses relevant examples for applying them in the classroom. This book aims to support teachers in expanding their knowledge about language, which will assist them in understanding and implementing curriculum guidelines, as well as interpreting current policies and future initiatives. Fully revised and updated, this edition builds on the sociocultural constructivist view of language and emphasises the changing nature of literacy, the breadth of multi literacies, and the importance of embracing new forms of language and literacy, such as the language of the internet, to enable students to participate effectively in society.
Chapter pedagogy: Each chapter begins with an overview to clarify the focus of the chapter. Next is a vignette of a theory in a real-life situation, showing the students their implications for language and learning. These vignettes are revisited with critical questions at the end of each chapter, encouraging discussion and learning through collaboration. New pictures and examples of students’ work throughout. All literature and research has been updated.
Author
Marie Emmitt, Matthew D. Zbaracki, Linda R. Komesaroff, John Pollock
Year
2010
Edition
5th
ISBN-10
0195567307
ISBN-13
9780195567304
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2010-06-15
Pages
304
DEWEY
372.6
Language
English
Media
Book
Short Title
LANGUAGE & TEACHING 5/E
Publisher
Oxford University Press Australia
Imprint
OUP Australia and New Zealand
Place of Publication
Melbourne
Country of Publication
Australia
Illustrations
Yes
Audience
College/Higher Education
Subtitle
An Introduction for Teaching
Pack Parent
9780190023997
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