From learning by rote to teaching for meaning

Bhatti, Ghazala (2004) From learning by rote to teaching for meaning. In, Mansoor, Sabiha, Meraj, Shaheen and Tahir, Aliya (eds.) Language Policy, Planning and Practice: a South Asian Perspective. Karachi, Pakistan, Oxford University Press, 123-137.


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This chapter is about the process of teaching, and teaching the English language in particular. Different students who participated in the research included those who were taught to read English as a second language lin a primary school. Experiences of teaching English to a multiethnic, multilingual class in England, and teaching English as second language to women who never attended school as children are also included. The negotiated curriculum included the taught curriculum as well as the hidden curriculum.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 0195799658 (hardback)
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Keywords: teaching english, curriculum, student expectations
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Professional Practice & Pedagogy
ePrint ID: 45870
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Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2007
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:20

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