Applied Linguistics and Primary School Teaching / edited by Sue Ellis and Elspeth McCartney.

"Modern primary teachers must adapt literacy programmes and ensure efficient learning for all. They must also support children with language and literacy difficulties, children learning English as an additional language and possibly teach a modern foreign language. To do this effectively, they...

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Other Authors: Ellis, Sue., McCartney, Elspeth.
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011, ©2011.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Sue Ellis and Elspeth McCartney
  • Part I. Policy and diversity in the twenty-first-century primary school
  • Introduction to Part I / Sue Ellis and Elspeth McCartney
  • 1. The control of language or the language of control? Primary teachers' knowledge in the context of policy / Dominic Wyse
  • 2. Working with children who speak English as an additional language : an Australian perspective on what primary teachers need to know / Jennifer Hammond
  • 3. Preparing for diversity : the alternatives to 'linguistic coursework' for student teachers in the USA / Deborah A. Horan and Afra Ahmed Hersi
  • 4. Supporting children with speech, language and communication needs / Maggie Vance
  • 5. Foreign language teaching in the primary school : meeting the demands / Dan Tierney
  • Part II. The range and focus of applied linguistics research
  • Introduction to Part II / Sue Ellis and Elspeth McCartney
  • 6. Grammar for designers : how grammar supports the development of writing / Debra Myhill
  • 7. The use of corpus-based approaches in children's knowledge about language / Alison Sealey
  • 8. Words and pictures : towards a linguistic understanding of picture books and reading pedagogy Vivienne Smith
  • 9. From storytellers to narrators : how can the history of reading help with understanding reading comprehension? / Elspeth Jajdelska
  • 10. Talk about text : the discursive construction of what it means to be a reader / Gemma Moss
  • 11. Why we need to know about more than phonics to teach English literacy / Terezinha Nunes and Peter Bryant
  • 12. Understanding children's reading comprehension difficulties / Jessie Ricketts, Joanne Cocksey and Kate Nation
  • 13. Classroom discourse : the promise and complexity of dialogic practice / Adam Lefstein and Julia Snell
  • 14. Pedagogy and bilingual pupils in primary schools : certainties from applied linguistics / Angela Creese
  • Part III. Empowering teachers and teachers' use of knowledge
  • Introduction to Part III / Sue Ellis and Elspeth McCartney
  • 15. Building knowledge about language into a primary teacher education course / Henrietta Dombey and Jane Briggs
  • 16. Using the International Phonetic Alphabet to support accurate phonics teaching / Greg Brooks
  • 17. Developing word-level literacy skills in children and without typical communication skills / Kenn Apel, Elizabeth B. Wilson-Fowler and Julie J. Masterson
  • 18. The development of the Speech, Language and Communication Framework (SLCF) / Mary Hartshorne
  • 19. How to empower teachers working with children with language impairments : why a 'just-in-time' model might work / Sue Ellis and Elspeth McCartney
  • 20. Communication impairment in a multilingual context / Carolyn Letts
  • 21. Teacher education and applied linguistics : what needs to be understood about what, how and where beginning teachers learn / Viv Ellis and Jane Briggs.