The papers in this volume demonstrate the strides applied linguists have taken, in 'pure' or 'impure' form, since the classic volume of Corder's Introducing Applied Linguistics speculated about the discipline's possible frontiers. With a judicious combination of empirical, theoretical and policy-oriented studies, the volume takes a close, hard look at the present and future challenges.13 Is the university a community of practice? ... And here I will be suggesting ( modestly) that different answers will likely be forthcoming depending on whether the focus of inquiry falls upon academic text or academic talk, and that this itselfanbsp;...
|Title||:||Applied Linguistics & Communities of Practice|
|Publisher||:||A&C Black - 2003-08-01|