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. Ed(S): Miller, Jennifer; Kostogriz, Alex; Gearon, Margaret - Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms - 9781847692160 - V9781847692160
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Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms

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Description for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms Paperback. The growing cultural, racial and linguistic diversity in schools has changed the face of language teaching in many countries. This book presents theory and research by a group of internationally recognised scholars who address the issues and challenges for teachers and their students in increasingly plurilingual and multicultural classrooms. Editor(s): Miller, Jennifer; Kostogriz, Alex; Gearon, Margaret. Series: New Perspectives on Language and Education. Num Pages: 312 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: CFDM; JFSL1; JNFR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 210 x 147 x 17. Weight in Grams: 390.

A critical reality of contemporary education in a globalised world is the growing cultural, racial and linguistic diversity in schools and the issues involved in educating increasing numbers of students who are still learning the dominant language. This poses extraordinary challenges for second and foreign language teachers in many countries, where such students must engage with the mainstream curriculum in a new language. What do these increasingly plurilingual and multicultural classrooms look like? And how do language teachers address the challenges of such diverse classrooms? This book brings together a group of well-recognised language education scholars who present their research ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Channel View Publications Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
Series
New Perspectives on Language and Education
Number of Pages
312
Place of Publication
Bristol, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781847692160
SKU
V9781847692160
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-15

About . Ed(S): Miller, Jennifer; Kostogriz, Alex; Gearon, Margaret
Jennifer Miller is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Monash University where she teaches postgraduate TESOL courses. Her research and publications are in the areas of language acquisition and identity, the sociocultural framing of language pedagogy, and teacher’s work. Her book, Audible Difference: ESL and social identity (Multilingual Matters, 2003) explores the politics of speaking and identity ... Read more

Reviews for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms
This book raises a range of philosophical and pedagogical issues of fundamental importance to those working in linguistically and culturally classrooms everywhere and deserves to become a key text for teacher education courses.
Viv Edwards, The National Centre for Language and Literacy, University of Reading, UK I commend this book not only for its attention to the complexities of ... Read more

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