Audible Difference: ESL and Social Identities in Schools (Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education)

Audible Difference: ESL and Social Identities in Schools (Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education)

By: Jennifer Miller (author)Paperback

Special OrderSpecial Order item not currently available. We'll try and order for you.

Description

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.

About Author

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 teacher's 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.

Contents

1. Speaking and Identity 2. Language Identity and Audibility: A New Theoretical Framing 3. On Leaving Newnham: The End of Arrival 4. Tina and John: The Self as Different 5. Milena: Being Friends with Everyone 6. Nora and Alicia: Speaking with the Foreigners 7. Audibility and Institutional Deafness

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781853596414
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9781853596414
  • weight: 288
  • ISBN10: 1853596418

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close