Language, Schools and Classrooms (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

Language, Schools and Classrooms (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

by Michael Stubbs
     
 

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The role of language is central in education – but there is much debate about the exact relation between children’s language and their educational success. The author provides a clear guide to the basic issues in the debates over language deficit, standard English and classroom language, and in this edition he shows how work in sociolinguistics can give

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The role of language is central in education – but there is much debate about the exact relation between children’s language and their educational success. The author provides a clear guide to the basic issues in the debates over language deficit, standard English and classroom language, and in this edition he shows how work in sociolinguistics can give a better understanding of the place of language in education and society.

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‘The book is extremely well written and clearly shows the author’s concern with the classroom...’ The Times Higher Education Supplement

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ISBN-13:
9781136469923
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/23/2012
Series:
Routledge Library Editions: Education
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
4
File size:
0 MB

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