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ERIC Number: EJ640104
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0040-5841
Opening Minds or Changing Them? Some Observations on Teaching Introductory Linguistics.
Milambiling, Joyce
Theory into Practice, v40 n4 p249-54 Aut 2001
Analyzes the teaching of linguistics and ethics of representing linguistic issues in a persuasive way, examining tensions between telling it like it is and telling it in a way that students will listen. The paper highlights persuasion, the introduction of linguistic concepts, the importance of understanding dialects and their role in education, and expectations and goals for students. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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