Language of Schooling A Functional Linguistics Perspective

ISBN-10: 0805846778
ISBN-13: 9780805846775
Edition: 2004
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Book details

List price: $46.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/19/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Tables
Preface
Characterizing the Language of Schooling
The Linguistic Context of Schooling
The Challenges of "Literate" Language
A Functional Theory of Language
Conclusion
Language and Context
Life Experience and Language Development
Language in School Tasks
Language and Success at School
Conclusion
Linguistic Features of Academic Registers
Grammar as a Meaning-Making Resource
Linguistic Choices Realize Social Contexts
Conclusion
Writing School Genres
Grammar and Writing Development
Genres of Schooling
Expository Essays
Conclusion
Functional Grammar in School Subjects
Making Meaning in Science and History
The Functionality of Academic Registers
The Challenges of Academic Registers
Conclusion
Language Development in School
Issues in Language Pedagogy
Learning the Language of Schooling
Grammar as Resource for Learning
Language, Knowledge, and Ideology
Conclusion
References
Author Index
Subject Index

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