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Voices of a City Market An Ethnography

Author: Adrian Blackledge, Angela Creese | Paperback | 9781788925082

This book breaks new ground in its representation of the voices of people in a superdiverse city as they go about their everyday lives. Poetic, polyphonic, and compelling, it places the reader at the heart of the market hall, surrounded by the translanguaging voices of people from all over the world.…

Using Linguistically Appropriate Practice A Guide for Teaching in Multilingual Classrooms

Author: Roma Chumak-Horbatsch | Paperback | 9781788924948

The presence of students for whom the school language is not their first language creates unique challenges and opportunities for teachers. This book provides an accessible guide to multilingual teaching using Linguistically Appropriate Practice (LAP) in diverse classrooms worldwide.…

Integrating Assessment into Early Language Learning and Teaching

Edited by: Danijela Prošic-Santovac, Shelagh Rixon | Hardback | 9781788924818

The volume unites research and practice on integrating language learning, teaching and assessment at preschool and early school age. It includes chapters written by experts in the field who have studied some of the very youngest (pre-primary) children through to those up to the age of 12, in a variety of private and state contexts across…

Study Abroad, Second Language Acquisition and Interculturality

Edited by: Martin Howard | Paperback | 9781788924139

This book unites a range of emerging topics in the burgeoning transdisciplinary fields of second language acquisition and interculturality in a study abroad context. It explores key issues, trends and approaches within each strand and how the strands relate to one another, painting a big picture of the diversity and complexity underpinni…

The Action-oriented Approach A Dynamic Vision of Language Education

Author: Enrica Piccardo, Brian North | Paperback | 9781788924337

This book presents the background to the current shift in language education towards action-oriented/action-based teaching, and provides a theorization of the Action-oriented Approach (AoA). It discusses the concepts and theories that paved the way for the AoA and explores their relevance for the way language education is conceived and i…

Objects, Bodies and Work Practice

Edited by: Dennis Day, Johannes Wagner | Hardback | 9781788924528

What role do material objects play in the in-situ, embodied and spatial circumstances of interaction? How do people organize their embodied conduct with regard to such objects, and how is this consequential in and for their work practices? In this volume, contributors focus on these questions in terms of connections between ong…

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How Can We Represent Social Life in Ethnographic Writing?

This month we published Voices of a City Market: An Ethnography by Adrian Blackledge and Angela Creese. In this post the authors explain how they put the book together. Which differences are salient to people when they interact in contexts of social and linguistic diversity? How are these differences made resourceful in communication as people … Continue reading How Can We Represent Social Life in Ethnographic Writing?

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