Education: Bilingualism / ESL

  • Systemization in Foreign Language Teaching: Monitoring Content Progression book cover

    Systemization in Foreign Language Teaching

    Monitoring Content Progression, 1st Edition

    By Wilfried Decoo

    Foreign language learning is a progressive endeavor. Whatever the method, the learner should advance from one point to another, constantly improving. Growing proficiency entails growing language content. Content is complex, displaying many dimensions. Syllabus designers, textbook authors, and…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Chicano-Anglo Conversations: Truth, Honesty, and Politeness book cover

    Chicano-Anglo Conversations

    Truth, Honesty, and Politeness, 1st Edition

    By Madeleine Youmans

    This groundbreaking book--about differences in communication practices between Mexican-American underclass residents in an East Los Angeles housing project and white, middle-class literacy tutors who worked with them--makes an important contribution to research on the sociolinguistics of the…

    Paperback – 2014-02-13
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Handbook of Heritage, Community, and Native American Languages in the United States: Research, Policy, and Educational Practice book cover

    Handbook of Heritage, Community, and Native American Languages in the United States

    Research, Policy, and Educational Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terrence G. Wiley, Joy Kreeft Peyton, Donna Christian, Sarah Catherine K. Moore, Na Liu

    Co-published by the Center for Applied Linguistics Timely and comprehensive, this state-of-the-art overview of major issues related to heritage, community, and Native American languages in the United States, based on the work of noted authorities, draws from a variety of perspectives—the speakers;…

    Paperback – 2014-01-06
    Routledge

  • Considering Trilingual Education book cover

    Considering Trilingual Education

    1st Edition

    By Kathryn Henn-Reinke

    Based in case studies conducted in the US, Europe, and Latin America, this book explores the feasibility and benefits of trilingual/ multilingual education in the United States. Currently, there are few programs in the country of this nature, as educators tend to conclude that English-language…

    Paperback – 2014-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Narrative Inquiry in Language Teaching and Learning Research book cover

    Narrative Inquiry in Language Teaching and Learning Research

    1st Edition

    By Gary Barkhuizen, Phil Benson, Alice Chik

    Narrative Inquiry in Language Teaching and Learning Research provides an entry-level introduction to research methods using stories, as data or as a means of presenting findings, that is grounded in published empirical research within the field of language teaching and learning. It discusses basic…

    Paperback – 2013-11-14
    Routledge
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

  • The Pedagogy and Practice of Western-trained Chinese English Language Teachers: Foreign Education, Chinese Meanings book cover

    The Pedagogy and Practice of Western-trained Chinese English Language Teachers

    Foreign Education, Chinese Meanings, 1st Edition

    By Pu Hong, Faridah Pawan

    Providing an East-West flow of language teaching knowledge and know-how to balance prevailing Western-centric perspectives, this book is an in-depth investigation of the impact of Western-based language teacher education on the pedagogy and practice of Chinese English language teachers who received…

    Paperback – 2013-11-13
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning book cover

    Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning

    1st Edition

    By Jenefer Philp, Rebecca Adams, Noriko Iwashita

    Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning synthesizes the existing body of research on the role of peer interaction in second language learning in one comprehensive volume. In spite of the many hours that language learners spend interacting with peers in the classroom, there is a tendency to…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

  • New Methods of Literacy Research book cover

    New Methods of Literacy Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peggy Albers, Teri Holbrook, Amy Flint

    Literacy researchers at all stages of their careers are designing and developing innovative new methods for analyzing data in a range of spaces in and out of school. Directly connected with evolving themes in literacy research, theory, instruction, and practices—especially in the areas of digital…

    Paperback – 2013-09-25
    Routledge

  • A Theory of Contemporary Rhetoric book cover

    A Theory of Contemporary Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    By Richard Andrews

    A Theory of Contemporary Rhetoric describes, explains, and argues the overarching theory of contemporary rhetoric. This current view of rhetoric brings together themes in the communication arts, including political literary criticism; bi- and multi-lingualism; multimodality; framing as an artistic…

    Hardback – 2013-08-28
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Youth and Multilingualism: Language Identity, Ideology, and Practice in Dynamic Cultural Worlds book cover

    Indigenous Youth and Multilingualism

    Language Identity, Ideology, and Practice in Dynamic Cultural Worlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leisy T. Wyman, Teresa L. McCarty, Sheilah E. Nicholas

    Bridging the fields of youth studies and language planning and policy, this book takes a close, nuanced look at Indigenous youth bi/multilingualism across diverse cultural and linguistic settings, drawing out comparisons, contrasts, and important implications for language planning and policy and…

    Paperback – 2013-08-28
    Routledge

  • English as a Lingua Franca: Theorizing and teaching English book cover

    English as a Lingua Franca

    Theorizing and teaching English, 1st Edition

    By Ian Mackenzie

    English as a Lingua Franca: Theorizing and Teaching English examines the English used among non-native speakers around the world today and its relation to English as a native language, as well as the implications for English language teaching. Challenging and incisive, this book analyses positive…

    Paperback – 2013-08-19
    Routledge

  • The Multilingual Turn: Implications for SLA, TESOL, and Bilingual Education book cover

    The Multilingual Turn

    Implications for SLA, TESOL, and Bilingual Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen May

    Drawing on the latest developments in bilingual and multilingual research, The Multilingual Turn offers a critique of, and alternative to, still-dominant monolingual theories, pedagogies and practices in SLA, TESOL, and bilingual education.  Critics of the ‘monolingual bias’ argue that notions…

    Paperback – 2013-07-30
    Routledge

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