Words Alone: The Teaching and Usage of English in Contemporary Ireland

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Denis Bates
University College Dublin Press, 2000 - Education - 201 pages
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Words Alone: The teaching and usage of English in contemporary Ireland provides an honest and informed commentary on how English is taught and used in our schools, on why we follow the curricula that we do, and on which are the most likely directions for change and reform.
The range and quality of its contributions will make this volume an enduring source of guidance for anyone concerned with the teaching and usage of English in Ireland.

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Contents

The tasks and politics of English teaching
1
Controversies in Britain over a national curriculum
10
a response to C B Cox
26
Copyright

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Common terms and phrases

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