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Topics in Language and Culture for Teachers (Michigan Teacher Training Volume)

 
 
 
 
Topics in Language and Culture for Teachers (Michigan Teacher Training Volume)
Author: Steven Brown - Jodi Nelms
ISBN 13: 9780472089161
ISBN 10: 472089161
Edition: N/A
Publisher: University of Michigan Press ELT
Publication Date: 2004-06-28
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
List Price: $30.50
 
 

This introductory text is intended for future K-12 educators and as a reference for practicing teachers. Brown (Youngstown State U.) and Eisterhold (Georgia State U.) take a sociolinguistic approach, and they present various teaching scenarios and resources, boxed "before you read" questions, and end-of-chapter exercises. Coverage includes the concepts of nature, language and culture, words across cultures, language and interaction, first language acquisition, bilingualism, language contact between individuals and cultures, varieties of language, nonverbal communication, sign languages and literacy. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR