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ERIC Number: EJ399926
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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What Do English Teachers Teach? (or Why Isn't the Pope a Bachelor?)
Gee, James Paul
Journal of Education, v171 n1 p135-46 1989
Discusses cultural models, prototypical scripts that constitute the meaning of language as used by a particular group. Argues that the role of the second language teacher is to encourage students to focus on and develop beyond the cultural models of their home cultures and of the mainstream school culture. (FMW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General; Opinion Papers
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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Note: Special issue with title "Literacy, Discourse, and Linguistics: Essays by James Paul Gee."