Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching / Edition 1

Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching / Edition 1

by Sandra Lee McKay
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521484340

ISBN-13: 9780521484343

Pub. Date: 01/28/2014

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This text provides an introduction to the field of sociolinguistics for second and foreign language teachers. This book provides an introduction to the field of sociolinguistics for second and foreign language teachers. Chapters cover the basic areas of sociolinguistics, including regional and social variations in dialects, language and gender, World English, and

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This text provides an introduction to the field of sociolinguistics for second and foreign language teachers. This book provides an introduction to the field of sociolinguistics for second and foreign language teachers. Chapters cover the basic areas of sociolinguistics, including regional and social variations in dialects, language and gender, World English, and intercultural communication. Each chapter has been specially written for this collection by an individual who has done extensive research on the topic explored. This is the first introductory text to address explicitly the pedagogical implications of current theory and research in sociolinguistics. The book will also be of interest to any teachers with students from linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521484343
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2014
Series:
Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series
Pages:
498
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.06(d)

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