Audible Difference ESL and Social Identities in Schools Author: Jennifer Miller

Format:
Hardback - 216 pages
Related Formats:
Paperback 
ISBN:
9781853596421
Published:
23 Apr 2003
Publisher:
Multilingual Matters
Dimensions:
210 x 148
Availability:
Available

Summary

This book is about the relationship between learning English as an additional language and the ways in which immigrant students are able to represent their identities at school. In high schools, how such students are heard by others may be just as important as how they speak.

Author Biography:

Jennifer Miller is a lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Queensland where she teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the TESOL area, as well as in pre-service teacher education. †Her research and publications are in the areas of language acquisition and identity, qualitative methodology and teacherís work. †Miller also teaches ESL in an intensive reception program for immigrant high school students. She has a strong commitment to the productive nature of combining life inside classrooms with academic work. Audible Difference brings together the academic insights with the perspective of an experienced classroom teacher.

Readership Level:

Postgraduate, Research / Professional




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