17.2208, Books: Applied Linguistics/ Discourse Analysis: Gibbons

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Subject: 17.2208, Books: Applied Linguistics/ Discourse Analysis: Gibbons

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Date: 24-Jul-2006
From: Simone Gilson < sgilson at continuumbooks.com >
Subject: Bridging Discourses in the ELT Classroom: Gibbons 

	
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Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2006 15:58:01
From: Simone Gilson < sgilson at continuumbooks.com >
Subject: Bridging Discourses in the ELT Classroom: Gibbons 
 



Title: Bridging Discourses in the ELT Classroom 
Subtitle: Students, Teachers and Researchers 
Publication Year: 2006 
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd
	   http://www.continuumbooks.com
	
Author: Pauline Gibbons

Hardback: ISBN: 0826455360 Pages: 256 Price: U.K. £ 75.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0826455379 Pages: 256 Price: AUS $ 25.00


Abstract:

Bridging Discourses in the ESL Classroom examines the interactions between
learners and teachers in a content-based classroom. It aims to identify
patterns of discourse which support both second language development and
curriculum learning, and the pedagogical contexts in which they occur.
These interactional patterns are bridging discourses in that they build on
the everyday language and prior experiences of the student in the process
of developing the specialised academic registers of school. The study
examines the use of these bridging discourses in two case study classrooms
to show how they offer affordances for learning. 

This book puts forward an innovative new approach to the analysis of
classroom discourse. Drawing on systemic functional linguistics and
sociocultural theory, it argues that the significance of classroom talk for
second language development can only be understood when it is examined
within its situational, historical and sociocultural context. The book is
recommended for academics and postgraduates researching applied linguistics
and education. 



Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                     Discourse Analysis


Written In: English  (eng)
	
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