Author:Sandra Lee McKay & Nancy H. Hornberger (Eds)

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Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching

By: Sandra Lee McKay & Nancy H. Hornberger (Eds)

Price: $19.10

Publisher: New Delhi, Cambridge University Press:

Seller ID: 1200536

ISBN: 0521121884

Condition: New


This book provides an introduction to the field of sociolinguistics for second and foreign language teachers. Chapters cover the basic areas of sociolinguistics that have a bearing on language teaching, including regional and social variations in dialects, language and gender, World Englishes, and intercultural communication. Each chapter has been specially written for this collection by an individual who has done extensive research on the topic explored. For each topic there is an overview of central terms and issues and a discussion of implications for the language classroom. This is the fir... View more info