ERIC Number: ED385133
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
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Reflections on Language Learning.
Barbara, Leila, Ed.; Scott, Mike, Ed.
The collection of papers, dedicated to Maria Antonieta Alba Celani, a celebrated English professor in Brazil, consists of writings by colleagues on four themes: developments stemming from Dr. Celani's Brazilian national project for the teaching of English for special purposes; language teacher training; language processing; and analysis of communication in business. Articles include: "Towards a Theory of Participatory Evaluation: Insights from Applied Linguistics" (J. Charles Alderson); "The Importance of the Affective Domain in ELT Projects" (Maurice Broughton); "Aspects of Awareness Raising in Reading Courses" (Celia A. Figueiredo); "Influencing Research and Research Design: The Brazilian ESP Project" (Angela B. Kleiman); "Managing Change in Education: A Teacher Development Project for Primary and Secondary School Teachers" (Vilma Sampaio de Oliveria); "The Virtues of Untrained Teachers" (John Holmes and Patricia Crossley); "Teacher-Researchers at the Pivot Between Tradition and Innovation in the Foreign Language Classroom" (Luiz Paulo da Moita-Lopes); "Classroom Interaction and Strategic Reading Development (Maria Cecilia C. Magalhaes and Roxane H. R. Rojo); "Metaphors and Language Awareness (Mike Scott); "Thesis 20 Years On: Principles of Linguistics and the Theory-Praxis of the Rights of Language-Learners" (Francisco Gomes de Matos); "Describing and Teaching Speech Act Behaviour: Stating and Changing an Opinion" (Andrew D. Cohen and Elaine Tarone); "Metalinguistic Reflections on Code-Switching" (Mary Aizawa Kato); "Cognitive Skills and Individual Differences in Reading" (Abuendia Padilha Pinto); "Introspection in Applied Linguistics: Meta-Research on Verbal Protocols" (Marilda C. Cavalcanti and Mara S. Zanotto); "The Value of Accessing Translation as a Process" (Nelia Scott); "From Writer Roles to Elements of Text Interactive, Organisational and Topical" (Florence Davies); "The Place of In-House Journals in Business Interaction: A Case Study" (Anthony F. Deyes); "The Analysis of Verbal Interaction: A Meeting" (Maria Cecilia Perez de Souza e Silva); "Laughter and Interpersonal Management in a Business Meeting" (Susan Thompson); and "Modal Profiling in Oral Presentations" (Heloisa Collins)." (MSE)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Business Communication, Change Strategies, Code Switching (Language), Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), Humor, Interpersonal Communication, Language Processing, Language Research, Language Teachers, Linguistic Theory, Meetings, Metalinguistics, Metaphors, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Languages, Speech Skills, Teacher Education, Translation
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
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Note: Written in honor of Antonieta Celani.