Автор: Gibbons Pauline Название: Bridging Discourses in the ESL Classroom ISBN: 1350063274 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781350063273 Издательство: Bloomsbury Academic Рейтинг: Цена: 2298 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Bridging Discourses in the ESL Classroom is concerned with the nature of talk in multilingual classrooms. Examining the interactions between students learning in and through English as a second language and their teachers, this book identifies the patterns of discourse which support and enable both second language development and the learning of curriculum knowledge. These patterns are ‘bridging discourses', combining the everyday language used by the student with the specialised language of the academic register. Drawing on second language acquisition research and systemic functional linguistic theory, in particular the work of Halliday and Vygotsky, Pauline Gibbons develops tools to view classroom talk through a powerful interdisciplinary lens. Putting forward an innovative new theory of classroom discourse analysis, this book focuses on applying theory to practice. This is an invaluable resource for all teachers, researchers and students of linguistics and education.
Описание: It can be a challenge writing in a language that is not your native tongue. Constructing academic essays, dissertations and research articles in this second or foreign language is even more challenging, yet across the globe thousands of academics and students do so, some out of choice, some out of necessity. This book looks at a major issue within the field of English for Academic Purposes (EAP). It focuses on the issues confronting non-native-English-speaking academics, scholars and students, who face increasing pressure to write and publish in English, now widely acknowledged as the academic lingua franca. Questions of identity, access, pedagogy and empowerment naturally arise. This book looks at both student and professional academic writers, using qualitative text analysis, quantitative questionnaire data, corpus investigations and ethnographic approaches to searchingly examine issues central to the EAP field.
This book presents mixed-methods research into Chinese students' willingness to communicate (WTC) in an EFL classroom context. The interrelationships between WTC and motivation, communication confidence, learner beliefs and classroom environment are examined using structural equation modelling on data collected in a large-scale survey. These results are then complemented and expanded upon in a follow-up multiple case-study that identifies six themes which account for fluctuations of WTC over time and across situations. The qualitative and quantitative data provide the grounds for the proposition of an ecological model of WTC in the Chinese EFL university classroom, which reveals that WTC is socioculturally constructed as a function of the interaction of individual and environmental factors inside and beyond the classroom walls.
Автор: Gibbons, Pauline Название: Bridging discourses in the esl classroom ISBN: 0826455379 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780826455376 Издательство: Continuum Рейтинг: Цена: 9592 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Examines the interactions between learners and teachers in a content-based classroom. This book aims to identify patterns of discourse which support both second language development and curriculum learning, and the pedagogical contexts in which they occur. It puts forward a fresh approach to the analysis of classroom discourse.
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