Topics in Language and Culture for Teachers

ISBN-10: 0472089161
ISBN-13: 9780472089161
Edition: 2004
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Book details

List price: $30.50
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 6/28/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English

Topics in Language and Culture for Teachers is an introductory language and culture text designed for today's future teachers, anthropologists, and applied linguists. The book explores, from a variety of perspectives, the interrelationships between language and culture that have the most significant implications for the classroom and for the global community. Among the topics introduced are first language acquisition, dialects, sign language, non-verbal communication, and pragmatics. Each chapter is structured so that students will read about a topic, answer comprehension questions, consider relevant teaching scenarios, gather and analyze data in further reading, and pursue projects that require out-of-class research. The book also encourages the use of films to provide deeper cultural understanding and context for various issues. Three appendixes-the family tree of languages, language structure, resources for further research and professional development-and a glossary are included.

Preliminary questions
Nature, language, and culture
Words across cultures
Language and interaction
First language acquistion, individaul bilingualism, and the schools
Learning a second language
Language contact between individuals and cultures
Varieties of language
Nonverbal communication
Sign language
Literacy
Languages of the world
How languages are put together

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