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Language Teaching and the Older Adult The Significance of Experience

Author: Danya Ramírez Gómez | Hardback | 9781783096299

The aging of the population and the increasing number of older adults pursuing foreign language courses call for a greater understanding of the ways in which these individuals learn foreign languages. This book offers a pioneering contribution to the literature on foreign language education for older adults (aged 60 and over), terme…

L2 Learning, Teaching and Assessment A Comprehensible Input Perspective

Author: Nihat Polat | Hardback | 9781783096336

<span>This book explores second language (L2) learning, teaching and assessment from a comprehensible input (CI) perspective. This focus on the role of input is important for deepening our understanding of interactions between the learner, teacher and the environment as well as of the nature of the learning, teaching and assessme…

Dialogic Pedagogy The Importance of Dialogue in Teaching and Learning

Edited by: David Skidmore, Kyoko Murakami | Hardback | 9781783096213

This book provides a wide-ranging and in-depth theoretical perspective on dialogue in teaching. It explores the philosophy of dialogism as a social theory of language and explains its importance in teaching and learning.…

Conceptualising Integration in CLIL and Multilingual Education

Edited by: Tarja Nikula, Emma Dafouz, Pat Moore, Ute Smit | Hardback | 9781783096138

Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is a form of education that combines language and content learning objectives, a shared concern with other models of bilingual education. While CLIL research has often addressed learning outcomes, this volume focuses on how integration can be conceptualised and investigated.…

Who’s Afraid of Multilingual Education? Conversations with Tove Skutnabb-Kangas, Jim Cummins, Ajit Mohanty and Stephen Bahry about the Iranian Context and Beyond

Author: Amir Kalan | Hardback | 9781783096176

More than 70 languages are spoken in contemporary Iran, yet all governmental correspondence and educational textbooks must be written in Farsi. To date, the Iranian mother tongue debate has remained far from the international scholarly exchanges of ideas about multilingual education.…

Medical Discourse in Professional, Academic and Popular Settings

Edited by: Pilar Ordóñez-López, Nuria Edo-Marzá | Hardback | 9781783096251

This volume investigates the features and challenges of medical discourse between medical professionals as well as with patients and in the media. Based on corpus-driven studies, it includes a wide variety of approaches including cognitive, corpus and diachronic linguistics.…

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This month we published a second edition of Sue Beeton’s Film-Induced Tourism which was first published in 2005. In this blog post, Sue explains why she felt it was time for an updated edition. The first edition of Film-Induced Tourism was published over ten years ago, and focused on research I had carried out from the […]

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