1st Edition

The Misteaching Of Academic Discourses The Politics Of Language In The Classroom

By Lilia I Bartolome Copyright 1998
    160 Pages
    by Routledge

    156 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book discusses the significance of teaching working-class linguistic minority students academic discourse styles necessary for success in school and describes one teacher's attempts to do so. It is for all those educators who are faced with issues of language, race, and class.

    Foreword -- Understanding Academic Discourses -- Language and Ideology: The (II)literacy of Linguistic Minority Students -- A Potentially Ideal Classroom -- The Misteaching of Academic Discourses: Three Discourse Events -- Student Language Performance on Language Tasks -- Rethinking Academic Discourses: Some Pedagogical Comments


    Lilia I. Bartolomé