ERIC Number: ED405734
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Society and the Language Classroom.
Coleman, Hywel, Ed.
The collection of essays on sociocultural factors in the second language classroom includes: "Autonomy and Ideology in the English Language Classroom" (Hywel Coleman); "Safe-Talk: Collusion in Apartheid Education" (J. Keith Chick); "English Language Education in Japan" (Virginia LoCastro); "Shadow Puppets and Language Lessons: Interpreting Classroom Behaviour in its Cultural Context" (Hywel Coleman); "Large- and Small-Class Cultures in Egyptian University Classrooms: A Cultural Justification for Curriculum Change" (Adrian Holliday); "Learner Resistance to Innovation in Classroom Methodology" (Fauzia Shamim); "The Effect of Institutional and National Cultures on Examinations: The University in Kenya" (Mary Muchiri); "Through Language to Learning: Preparing Overseas Students for Study in Western Universities" (Brigid Ballard); "Cultures of Learning: Language Classrooms in China" (Martin Cortazzi, Lixian Jin); and "Social and Pedagogic Pressures in the Language Classroom: The Role of Socialisation" (Dick Allwright). A glossary and author and subject indexes are included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Class Size, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, College Environment, Cultural Context, Curriculum Design, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Language Tests, Personal Autonomy, Resistance to Change, Second Language Learning, Second Languages, Social Influences, Socialization, Sociocultural Patterns, Student Behavior, Testing
Cambridge University Press, 40 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011-4211 (paperback: 0-521-49949-6; hardback: ISBN-0-521-49616-0).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
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Identifiers - Location: China; Egypt; Japan; Kenya; South Africa