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Using Linguistically Appropriate Practice A Guide for Teaching in Multilingual Classrooms

Author: Roma Chumak-Horbatsch | Paperback | 9781788924948

The presence of students for whom the school language is not their first language creates unique challenges and opportunities for teachers. This book provides an accessible guide to multilingual teaching using Linguistically Appropriate Practice (LAP) in diverse classrooms worldwide.…

Integrating Assessment into Early Language Learning and Teaching

Edited by: Danijela Prošic-Santovac, Shelagh Rixon | Hardback | 9781788924818

The volume unites research and practice on integrating language learning, teaching and assessment at preschool and early school age. It includes chapters written by experts in the field who have studied some of the very youngest (pre-primary) children through to those up to the age of 12, in a variety of private and state contexts across…

Study Abroad, Second Language Acquisition and Interculturality

Edited by: Martin Howard | Paperback | 9781788924139

This book unites a range of emerging topics in the burgeoning transdisciplinary fields of second language acquisition and interculturality in a study abroad context. It explores key issues, trends and approaches within each strand and how the strands relate to one another, painting a big picture of the diversity and complexity underpinni…

The Action-oriented Approach A Dynamic Vision of Language Education

Author: Enrica Piccardo, Brian North | Paperback | 9781788924337

This book presents the background to the current shift in language education towards action-oriented/action-based teaching, and provides a theorization of the Action-oriented Approach (AoA). It discusses the concepts and theories that paved the way for the AoA and explores their relevance for the way language education is conceived and i…

Objects, Bodies and Work Practice

Edited by: Dennis Day, Johannes Wagner | Hardback | 9781788924528

What role do material objects play in the in-situ, embodied and spatial circumstances of interaction? How do people organize their embodied conduct with regard to such objects, and how is this consequential in and for their work practices? In this volume, contributors focus on these questions in terms of connections between ong…

Grammatical Profiles Further Languages of LARSP

Edited by: Martin J. Ball, Paul Fletcher, David Crystal | Hardback | 9781788924382

This book brings together 12 previously unpublished language profiles based on the original Language Assessment, Remediation and Screening Procedure (LARSP). The languages featured are: Bangla, Croatian, Colombian Spanish, Inuktitut, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swahili, Tamil and Turkish.…

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Second Language Learners in a Study Abroad Context

This month we published Study Abroad, Second Language Acquisition and Interculturality edited by Martin Howard. In this post the editor tells us what we can expect from the book. As its title indicates, this volume focuses on second language learners in a study abroad context, an ever-growing student cohort in our education institutions. Students who … Continue reading Second Language Learners in a Study Abroad Context

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