This book covers the relevance of theories on language analysis to TESOL, showing students how to understand and evaluate TESOL methodology, curriculum, and materials in terms of cooperation, politeness, conversation structure, ideology, power, varieties, domains and genre. Students will be able to consider different ways of teaching in relation to these theories and will be encouraged to design tasks and lessons with a sociological and cultural focus. Key features* Written specifically for those studying TESOL teaching* Shows practical applications of language analysis theory to the TESOL classroom * Concepts and research are presented in an accessible way, regardless of the student's level of teaching experience or linguistic study* Provides group tasks and independent activities, as well as suggestions for teachers to use in their own classrooms.
Language in Context in TESOL
Edinburgh University Press