Home » Language Education and Applied Linguistics: Bridging the Two Fields: Bridging the Two Fields by Howard Nicholas
Language Education and Applied Linguistics: Bridging the Two Fields: Bridging the Two Fields Howard Nicholas

Language Education and Applied Linguistics: Bridging the Two Fields: Bridging the Two Fields

Howard Nicholas

Published February 24th 2014
ISBN : 9781317815488
ebook
208 pages
Enter the sum

 About the Book 

Language Education and Applied Linguistics: bridging the two fields provides a starting point for students and researchers in both Language and Education who wish to interpret and use insights from the field of Applied Linguistics, and for AppliedMoreLanguage Education and Applied Linguistics: bridging the two fields provides a starting point for students and researchers in both Language and Education who wish to interpret and use insights from the field of Applied Linguistics, and for Applied Linguists who wish to engage in dialogue with language educators and researchers in education.Providing a framework for understanding the resources individuals use to communicate, this accessible and innovative text will enable teachers and learners to understand and discuss features and tools used in communication.This framework enables:Learners to explore their current language abilities and their desired future communicative abilities, empowering them to engage with their own language learning needsLanguage educators to explore central concerns in multiliteracy, digital literacies, plurilingualism and plurilingual developmentApplied Linguistics students to understand theories of applied linguistics and language educationSociolinguists to bring their research into educationLanguage Education and Applied Linguistics can be used by students, teachers, researchers and teacher educators to explore multilingual contexts and communicative purposes in language classrooms, language education and applied linguistics.