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English Language Teaching in Its Social Context: A Reader
This work should be useful reading for MA students on TESOL and Applied Linguistics courses. The selection of commissioned and classic articles in this reader introduces a range of theories of second language acquisition and the contested explanations of effective language learning. Sociolinguistic, ethnographic and social-psychological perspectives on TESOL teaching and ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published January 10th 2001 by Routledge
(first published November 23rd 2000)
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I suspect that the theoretical nature of this book would turn most people off. But I found it to be very engaging. The editors did a great job of collecting a fairly wide variety of perspectives and the variety of issues alluded to and treated is fairly wide. Probably most distinctly, this is a collection of essays that are well-written. A lot of material in this field is not actually very well written. 95% of this collection is top notch writers at their peak.