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Author Swain, Prof. Merrill
Title Sociocultural Theory in Second Language Education : An Introduction through Narratives
Imprint Bristol : Channel View Publications, 2015
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Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (184 pages)
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Series MM Textbooks ; v.11
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- A note from the authors on the publication of this second edition -- Vygotsky's story in brief -- Introduction -- 1 Mona: Across time and geography -- 2 Madame Tremblay: A French immersion story -- 3 Narrative 1: Jody (talking to self) Narrative 2: Sophie and Rachel (talking to others and self) -- 4 Thaya: Writing across languages -- 5 Grace: The effect of affect -- 6 Sandra's story: A teacher's dilemma -- 7 Yang: Being assessed -- 8 Maria and the Beatles -- Jean-Paul and Second Life -- Discussion -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
This textbook introduces the reader to concepts of sociocultural theory, through a series of narratives illuminating key concepts of the theory. This 2nd edition references recent studies that provide important instances of Vygotskian sociocultural theory in second language education and research, as well as questions for collaborative discussion
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Swain, Prof. Merrill Sociocultural Theory in Second Language Education : An Introduction through Narratives Bristol : Channel View Publications,c2015 9781783093168
Subject English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers -- Social aspects.;Second language acquisition -- Social aspects.;Language and culture
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Alt Author Kinnear, Dr. Penny
Steinman, Linda
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