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Ecology and Semiotics of Language Learning A Sociocultural Perspective

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ISBN-10: 1402079044

ISBN-13: 9781402079047

Edition: 2004

Authors: Leo Van Lier

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The ecological perspective on language and language education has in recent years become a major focus of interest in the fields of second language teaching and learning, and linguistics and education in general. This is the first book-length attempt to provide a comprehensive overview of an ecology of language learning, including both theoretical discussions on language, semiotics, emergence, and self, and the practical consequences of an ecological view for classroom work. This book is of interest to all language educators, second and foreign language teachers and researchers, and other education professionals.
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Book details

List price: $139.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 7/20/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 248
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Why ecology
Theories of language
Semiotics: The making of meaning
Emergence and affordance
The self and language learning
Language learning pathways
Critical ecological linguistics
Ecological research
Epilogue for language teachers
References
Index