Awareness Matters: Language, Culture, Literacy

Awareness Matters: Language, Culture, Literacy

by Claudia Finkbeiner, Agneta Svalberg

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ISBN-13: 9781317655800
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/22/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 239
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Agneta Svalberg teaches and supervises on Master’s and Doctoral courses in Applied Linguistics and TESOL at the University of Leicester, UK. She is particularly interested in grammar, both in language teaching and learning and from a theoretical perspective (in particular tense-modality-aspect). In her teaching of English grammar to English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers she uses a Language Awareness-raising approach. Her research focuses on Engagement with Language.

Claudia Finkbeiner is a full professor of EFL research and intercultural communication. Her research areas are EFL, multilingual and multicultural learning and teaching. She has conducted research projects, published and given lectures around the world on reading, reading strategies and reading interest, literacy development, intercultural communication, language awareness and cultural awareness, content and language integrated learning (CLIL), computer assisted and blended learning and has published in numerous journals and books She has been president of the Association for Language Awareness since 2006.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Claudia Finkbeiner and Agneta M.-L. Svalberg  2. Language awareness and (critical) cultural awareness – relationships, comparisons and contrasts Michael Byram  3. Languages in primary classrooms: a study of new teacher capability and practice Wasyl Cajkler and Bernadette Hall  4. Coloured language: identity perception of children in bilingual programmes Beth Martin  5. Self-regulated cooperative EFL reading tasks: students’ strategy use and teachers’ support Claudia Finkbeiner, Markus Knierim, Marc Smasal and Peter H. Ludwig  6. Awareness development for online reading Victoria Zenotz  7. The impact of fluency strategy training on Iranian EFL learners’ speech under online planning conditions Zohreh Seifoori and Zahra Vahidi  8. Teacher language awareness and cognitive linguistics (CL): building a CL-inspired perspective on teaching lexis in EFL student teachers Ralf Gieβler  9. Peer interaction, cognitive conflict, and anxiety on a Grammar Awareness course for language teachers Agneta Marie-Louise Svalberg  10. Raising language awareness in peer interaction: a cross-context, cross-methodology examination Masatoshi Sato and Susan Ballinger  11. Cognate awareness -raising in late childhood: teachable and useful Joanna L. White and Marlise Horst  12. Grapho-morphological awareness in Spanish L2 reading: how do learners use this metalinguistic skill? Nausica Marcos Miguel  13. Language awareness as a challenge for business Reinhard Hünerberg and Andrea Geile

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