Accent and Teacher Identity in Britain: Linguistic Favouritism and Imposed Identities

Accent and Teacher Identity in Britain: Linguistic Favouritism and Imposed Identities

by Alex Baratta

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781350054929
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 04/05/2018
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Alex Baratta is Lecturer in the English Language for Education programme at the Manchester Institute of Education, University of Manchester, UK.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Personal and Professional Identities in the Teaching Profession
2. Accents in Britain and Linguistic Prejudice
3. Methodological Approach
4. Acceptance of Modification of Language
5. Aspiring to a Personally Idealised Teacher Identity
6. Abandoning the Personal Identity by Request
7. Concluding Thoughts and the Need for Standard Accents
References
Index

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