Ways with Words: Language, Life and Work in Communities and Classrooms / Edition 1by Shirley Brice Heath
This book, first published in 1983, traces language patterns and cultural differences between 'Roadville' and 'Tracton'.See more details below
This book, first published in 1983, traces language patterns and cultural differences between 'Roadville' and 'Tracton'.
- Cambridge University Press
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)
Table of Contents
Photographs, maps, figures, tables, texts; Acknowledgments; Prologue; Note on transcriptions; Part I. Ethnographer Learning: 1. The piedmont: textile mills and times of change; 2. 'Gettin' on' in two communities; 3. Learning how to talk in Trackton; 4. Teaching how to talk in Roadville; 5. Oral traditions; 6. Literate traditions; 7. The townspeople; Part II. Ethnographer Doing: 8. Teachers as learners; 9. Learners as ethnographers; Epilogue; Epilogue - 1996; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
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