Form and Meaning: Multiple Perspectives, 1999 AAUSC Volume

Form and Meaning: Multiple Perspectives, 1999 AAUSC Volume




This series of annual volumes strives to further scholarship in second language acquisition and teaching with regard to undergraduate programs with multisection courses. Teaching assistant supervision, teaching assistant professional preparation, and the role of faculty and administrators in postsecondary institutions are some of the topics addressed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780838408469
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/22/1999
Series: AAUSC Series , #1999
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.32(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

Sally Sieloff Magnan received her Ph.D. from Indiana University. She is a Professor of French and Director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Language Institute. She is also Editor of the Modern Language Journal. She teaches courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels in college teaching methods, second language studies, French language, and topics in French immigration. She received the honor of Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Academiques and several teaching awards.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments. Introduction. JAMES F. LEE AND ALBERT VALDMAN. I. THEORETICAL ASPECTS OF FOCUS ON FORM. What Form to Focus On? Linguistics, Language Awareness, and the Education of L2 Teachers. CRISTINA SANZ, Georgetown University. Five Types of Input and the Various Relationships Between Form and Meaning. JAMES F. LEE, Indiana University. Processing Instruction as Form-Meaning Connections: Issues in Theory and Research. BILL VANPATTEN, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Attention, Awareness, and Focus on Form Research: A Critical Overview. RONALD P. LOEW, Georgetown University. II. THE TEACHING CONTEXT FOR FOCUS ON FORM. Classroom Talk: Form, Meaning, and Activity Theory. CELESTE KINGINGER, The Pennsylvania State University. Meaning and Form in Classroom-based SLA Research: Reflections from a College Foreign Language Perspective. HEIDI BYRNES, Georgetown University. III. PEDAGOGICAL APPLICATIONS. Toward a Pedagogical Discourse Grammar: Techniques for Teaching Word-Order Constructions. CARL S. BLYTH, University of Texas at Austin. The Effect of Explicit Training on Successful Circumlocution: A Classroom Study. MARY ELLEN SCULLEN, University of Maryland, College Park and SARAH JOURDAIN, SUNY Stony Brook. Relationships Between the Process of Reading, Word Inferencing, and Incidental Word Acquisition. SUSANNE ROTT, University of Illinois at Chicago. Linking Form and Meaning in Reading: An Example of Action Research. CATHERINE C. FRASER, Indiana University. Contributors. AAUSC Style Sheet for Authors. Membership in AAUSC.

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