Knowledge about language and multiliteracies

Macleroy Obied, Vicky. 2011. Knowledge about language and multiliteracies. In: Andrew Green, ed. Becoming a Reflective English Teacher. Berkshire: Open University Press, pp. 156-170. ISBN 978-0335242894 [Book Section]

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 Explore theories of language development and what is meant by knowledge about language;
 Debate the position of teaching and learning about language in the subject English;
 Critically engage with the ongoing discussion around standard and non-standard English usage in the English classroom;
 Develop knowledge about language and pedagogical practices, particularly in relation to teaching grammar;
 Explore a pedagogy of multiliteracies and the kind of pedagogical practices that can support the language development of pupils with English as an Additional Language

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Educational Studies


1 January 2011Accepted
1 June 2011Published

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