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Language and Learning (3rd Edition)

Marie EmmittJohn PollockLinda Komesaroff

Language and Learning (3rd Edition)

Marie EmmittJohn PollockLinda Komesaroff

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Introduction to language and literacy for teaching. Looks at the nature and function of language and language learning, differences between spoken and written forms of language, language-learning capacities of children, the relationship between letters and sounds, and the learning of second languages. This third edition examines emerging areas such as multiple literacies, critical literacy, and digital literacies. Includes references and further reading, appendix and index. Emmitt is Associate Dean of Education (Language and Learning) at Deakin University, Melbourne. Komesaroff is a lecturer in the School of Social and Cultural Studies in Education at Deakin University. Pollock was former Head of Department of Industry Education at RMIT, Melbourne.

- Publisher This revised and updated edition of Language and Learning provides a practical and readable explanation of how language can be understood. It draws on established theories and current understandings about language and literacy to introduce the reader to the key concepts in the field. This new edition includes an explanation of multiple literacies, critical literacy, and the resources students bring to the task of becoming literate. It features activities, discussion questions, key concepts, and extensive references for further reading.

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About "Language and Learning (3rd Edition)"

Introduction to language and literacy for teaching. Looks at the nature and function of language and language learning, differences between spoken and written forms of language, language-learning capacities of children, the relationship between letters and sounds, and the learning of second languages. This third edition examines emerging areas such as multiple literacies, critical literacy, and digital literacies. Includes references and further reading, appendix and index. Emmitt is Associate Dean of Education (Language and Learning) at Deakin University, Melbourne. Komesaroff is a lecturer in the School of Social and Cultural Studies in Education at Deakin University. Pollock was former Head of Department of Industry Education at RMIT, Melbourne.
- Publisher

This revised and updated edition of Language and Learning provides a practical and readable explanation of how language can be understood. It draws on established theories and current understandings about language and literacy to introduce the reader to the key concepts in the field. This new edition includes an explanation of multiple literacies, critical literacy, and the resources students bring to the task of becoming literate. It features activities, discussion questions, key concepts, and extensive references for further reading.
- Publisher

Meet the Authors

John Pollock

John Charles Pollock is the author of countless biographies and the official biographer of Billy Graham. He has written accounts of Wesley, Shaftesbury, Whitefield, Kitchener, Hudson Taylor, Wilberforce, John Newton, Moody, and others. He lives with his wife in Devon, England.

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  • Catalogue Code 212952
  • Product Code 0195516222
  • EAN 9780195516227
  • Pages 256
  • Department Academic
  • Category Reference
  • Sub-Category Textbook
  • Publisher Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date Apr 2003
  • Dimensions 250 x 190 x 19 mm
  • Weight 0.499kg

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