The role of language is central in education a but there is much debate about the exact relation between childrenas language and their educational success. The author provides a clear guide to the basic issues in the debates over language deficit, standard English and classroom language, and in this edition he shows how work in sociolinguistics can give a better understanding of the place of language in education and society.How, for example, is language related to learning? How is a childa#39;s language related, if at all, to his success or failure at school? Does it make sense to call some childrena#39;s language a#39;restricteda#39;? What kind of language do teachers and pupilsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Language, Schools and Classrooms (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2012-05-23|