LINGUIST List 14.1219

Tue Apr 29 2003

Books: Applied Ling/Socioling: Byram, Grundy (eds)

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  1. kathryn, Contexts and Cultures in Language Teaching and Learning

Message 1: Contexts and Cultures in Language Teaching and Learning

Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2003 14:55:46 +0000
From: kathryn <>
Subject: Contexts and Cultures in Language Teaching and Learning

Title: Contexts and Cultures in Language Teaching and Learning
Series Title: Language in Intercultural Communication and education
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
Availability: Available
Editor: Michael Byram, University of Durham 
Editor: Peter Grundy, University of Durham 

Hardback: ISBN: 1853596574, Pages: 105, Price: GBP24.95/US$39.95

The chapters in this book all address the significance of the
relationship between the aims and methods of language teaching and the
contexts in which it takes place. Some do so by considering the
implications of this for the ways in which we research language
teaching. Others present the results of research and development work,
which shows that the various social and cultural forces in the
contemporary world are changing the role of language teaching and

1. Introduction: Context and Culture in Language Teaching and Learning
 M. Byram and P. Grundy (University of Durham, UK)
2. From Practice to Theory and Back Again C. Kramsch (University of
 California, USA)
3. Carrying a Baby In the Back: Teaching with an Awareness of the
 Cultural Construction of Language R. Holme (University of Durham, UK)
4. Autobiographical Contents of Mono-cultural and Bi-cultural Students
 and their Significance in Foreign Language Literature Courses
 C. F�cke (Universit�t Bremen, Germany)
5. Learning Culture by Communicating: Native-non-native Speaker
 Telephone Interactions G. Holtzer (Universit� de Franche-Comt�,
6. Exporting Methodologies: The Reflective Approach in Teacher
 Training A. Halbach (Universidad de Alcala, Spain)
7. 'We Would Have to Invent the Language We are Supposed to Teach':
 The Issue of English as Lingua Franca in Language Education in
 Germany H. Decke-Cornill (Universit�t Hamburg, Germany)
8. Teaching India in the EFL-classroom: A Cultural or an Intercultural
 Approach? R. Wandel (Otto-von-Guericke Universit�t, Germany)
9. European Communicative Integration: The Function of Foreign
 Language Teaching for the Development of a European Public Sphere
 S. Breidbach (Universit�t Bremen, Germany)
10. Context, Culture and Construction: Research Implications of Theory
 Formation in Foreign Language Methodology M. Wendt (Universit�t
 Bremen , Germany)
Lingfield(s): Applied Linguistics

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