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Spirituality and English Language Teaching Religious Explorations of Teacher Identity, Pedagogy and Context

Edited by: Mary Shepard Wong, Ahmar Mahboob | Paperback | 9781788921527

This collection of 16 reflective accounts and data-driven studies explores the interrelationship of religious identity and English Language Teaching (ELT). The chapters broaden a topic which has traditionally focused on Christianity by including Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim and non-religious perspectives.…

Multilingual Computer Assisted Language Learning

Edited by: Judith Buendgens-Kosten, Daniela Elsner | Paperback | 9781788921473

Recent developments in education, such as the increasing linguistic diversity in school populations and the digital revolution which has led to new ways of being, learning and socialising, have brought about fresh challenges and opportunities. In response, this book shows how technology enriches multilingual language learning, as well as…

What Teachers Need to Know About Language

Edited by: Carolyn Temple Adger, Catherine E. Snow, Donna Christian | Paperback | 9781788920179

Rising enrollments of students for whom English is not a first language mean that every teacher – whether teaching kindergarten or high school algebra – is a language teacher. This book explains what teachers need to know about language in order to be more effective in the classroom, and it shows how teacher education might h…

Speaking Up Understanding Language and Gender

Author: Allyson Jule | Paperback | 9781783099597

From slut-shaming to the allegedly shrill voices of female politicians, from vocal fry to online misogyny, the language women use (and the language used about them) is as controversial as it has ever been. Our language use and our gender have an enormous impact on the way we understand ourselves and the world around us, and the way we ar…

Reflections on Task-Based Language Teaching

Author: Rod Ellis | Paperback | 9781788920124

Task-based language teaching is now a well-established pedagogic approach but problematic issues remain, such as whether it is appropriate for all learners and in all instructional contexts. This book draws on the author’s experience of working with teachers, together with his knowledge of relevant research and theory, to examine t…

Multilinguals' Verbalisation and Perception of Emotions

Author: Pia Resnik | Paperback | 9781788920025

This book investigates the interplay of language, emotion and gender in a multilingual context and provides rich insights into the complexities of bilingualism and the field of emotion research, as well as the intersection of both. Combining quantitative and qualitative analyses of data, the book examines multilinguals' verbalisation and…

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