Investigating Classroom Discourse [NOOK Book]

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Investigating Classroom Discourse presents language use and interaction as the basis of good teaching and learning, and provides teachers and researchers with the tools to analyse classroom discourse and move towards more effective instruction. The book provides an overview of the existing approaches to describing and analysing classroom discourse and identifies the principal characteristics of classroom language in the contexts of second language classrooms, primary and secondary classrooms and higher education ...
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Investigating Classroom Discourse

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Overview

Investigating Classroom Discourse presents language use and interaction as the basis of good teaching and learning, and provides teachers and researchers with the tools to analyse classroom discourse and move towards more effective instruction. The book provides an overview of the existing approaches to describing and analysing classroom discourse and identifies the principal characteristics of classroom language in the contexts of second language classrooms, primary and secondary classrooms and higher education settings.
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'Useful reading for all teacher trainers/educators.' - Teacher Trainer

'Clearly written and coherent...A ready readership might include language teachers in training, postgraduate students and classroom researchers interested in language classroom discourse. This book would also make instructive reading for non-experts charged with inspecting L2 classrooms, a group growing in number.' - Educational Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134218998
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/18/2006
  • Series: Domains of Discourse
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • File size: 392 KB

Table of Contents

1 Features of classroom discourse 3
2 Learning in the second language classroom 16
3 Approaches to analysing classroom discourse 39
4 A framework for analysing classroom interaction 62
5 Using SETT in different contexts 93
6 Using SETT for teacher education 111
7 Conclusions 144
App. 1 Transcription system 165
App. 2 SETT procedure 166
App. 3 SETT workshop materials 169
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  • Posted May 13, 2011

    good work

    a very good work and intrumental in keeping those with english as second language to impart english education in non english speaking countries.

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