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Reflections on Task-Based Language Teaching

Author: Rod Ellis | Paperback | 9781788920124

Task-based language teaching is now a well-established pedagogic approach but problematic issues remain, such as whether it is appropriate for all learners and in all instructional contexts. This book draws on the author’s experience of working with teachers, together with his knowledge of relevant research and theory, to examine the key issues.…

Multilinguals' Verbalisation and Perception of Emotions

Author: Pia Resnik | Paperback | 9781788920025

This book investigates the interplay of language, emotion and gender in a multilingual context and provides rich insights into the complexities of bilingualism and the field of emotion research, as well as the intersection of both. Combining quantitative and qualitative analyses of data, the book examines multilinguals' verbalisation and perception of emotions in their first language and English, their second language (L2).…

Learning Pragmatics from Native and Nonnative Language Teachers

Author: Andrew D. Cohen | Paperback | 9781783099917

This book deals with intercultural pragmatics and how both nonnative teachers (NNTs) and native teachers (NTs) may enhance their classroom instruction regarding target language (TL) pragmatics. It focuses primarily on the experiences of instructors as they teach their learners about the pragmatics of the TL, both in second and foreign language learning settings.…

Learning English at School Identity, Socio-material Relations and Classroom Practice

Author: Kelleen Toohey | Paperback | 9781788920070

This fully revised edition provides a comprehensive discussion of how insights and concepts from new materialism and posthumanism might be used in investigating second language learning and teaching in classrooms. Alongside the sociocultural and poststructural perspectives discussed in the first edition, this new book presents insights from new materialism on identity, second language learning and pedagogical practices.…

Portraits of Second Language Learners An L2 Learner Agency Perspective

Author: Chie Muramatsu | Hardback | 9781783099870

Using second language (L2) socialization theory as a theoretical framework, this book investigates the ways in which four advanced learners of Japanese on an immersion program in the USA exercise their agency to pursue their language learning goals. The work presents their learner portraits and documents the different ways in which the four learners negotiate the meaning of their participations in the new community of practice, navigat…

Educating Refugee-background Students Critical Issues and Dynamic Contexts

Edited by: Shawna Shapiro, Raichle Farrelly, Mary Jane Curry | Paperback | 9781783099962

This collection of empirical work offers an in-depth exploration of key issues in the education of adolescents and adults with refugee backgrounds residing in North America, Australia and Europe. These studies foreground student goals, experiences and voices, and reflect a high degree of awareness of the assets that refugee-background students bring to schools and broader society.…

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