The Power of Context in Language Teaching and Learning

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Thomson/Heinle, 2005 - Education - 274 pages
THE POWER OF CONTEXT IN LANGUAGE TEACHING AND LEARNING provides a highly accessible, in-depth study of the relationship between discourse and the context of language teaching and learning. A tribute to Marianne Celce-Murcia's groundbreaking and distinguished work, this text contains a strong combination of theory and practice that will benefit any language teacher or student.

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Jan Frodesen is Director of ESL in the Department of Linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara, where she reaches graduate and undergraduate courses in ESL and TESL. Her research and professional interests includes composition pedagogy, academic literacy, development, pedagogical grammar and ESL articulation issues in post secondary education.

Christine Holten is a lecturer in the Department of Applied Linguistics and TESOL at UCLA. She teaches ESL writing course for graduate and undergraduate students and also teacher preparation course in the graduate program. She has presented and published on topics such as writing conferences, grammar and language in writing instruction, composition tutoring, and portfolio assessment.

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