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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 pp. 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.

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Published date: 2004
Keywords: teaching english, curriculum, student expectations


Local EPrints ID: 45870
ISBN: 0195799658
PURE UUID: f438040c-9de5-4313-8a61-066bbb6bc680

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Date deposited: 18 Apr 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:10

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Author: Ghazala Bhatti
Editor: Sabiha Mansoor
Editor: Shaheen Meraj
Editor: Aliya Tahir

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