• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
The books you love, the emails you want
Time is running out, opt in before 25 May or you'll stop hearing from us
Yes Please
Language Teaching: Integrational Linguistic Approaches - Routledge Advances in Communication and Linguistic Theory (Paperback)
  • Language Teaching: Integrational Linguistic Approaches - Routledge Advances in Communication and Linguistic Theory (Paperback)
zoom

Language Teaching: Integrational Linguistic Approaches - Routledge Advances in Communication and Linguistic Theory (Paperback)

(editor)
£36.99
Paperback 190 Pages / Published: 18/08/2011
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

This book demonstrates the relevance of an integrational linguistic perspective to a practical, real-world need, namely the learning of languages. Integrational linguistics' shunning of both realist and structuralist theories of language, its commitment to an unwavering attention to the perspective of the language user, and its adherence to a semiology in which signs are the situated products of interactants interpretive behaviour, mean that it radically reconceptualizes language learning and language teaching. Detractors have implied that IL is so `philosophical' or `theoretical' an exercise that it has no useful bearing on the practical problems of language learning. These papers refute that misconception by demonstrating how an IL stance can help disentangle the conflicting considerations and contradictory assumptions that arise in a host of language teaching situations: first, second- and foreign-language classrooms in a diversity of settings (including India, Australia, the United States, and Hong Kong), with different age-groups of students, whether the focus is on speech or writing, and in more informal settings.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415808064
Number of pages: 190
Weight: 300 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm

You may also be interested in...

Mandarin Chinese Teacher Education
Added to basket
CLIL Activities with CD-ROM
Added to basket
£29.99
Mixed media product
Doing English
Added to basket
£16.99
Paperback
Get Started in Thai Absolute Beginner Course
Added to basket
Languages of the World
Added to basket
Practical Language Testing
Added to basket
Complete New Testament Greek
Added to basket
How Languages are Learned
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.