1887
Volume 16, Issue 2
  • ISSN 0155-0640
  • E-ISSN: 1833-7139
USD
Buy:$35.00 + Taxes

Abstract

In the present state of changes and challenges facing our classroom practices, various approaches and curriculum designs have focussed on different publics and their needs, rather than on notions based on types of discourses and learning situations. That is partly because we still lack analytical tools to evaluate what is happening in L2 acquisition in classrooms contexts. In this discussion paper, a pilot study is described which addresses questions related to transcription and qualitative data analysis in an attempt to pinpoint lesson features which may help or hinder the development of second language skills. The focus is on the ecology of the classroom and the importance of mime and gesture in relation to students’ responses specifically in terms of active listening and comprehension.

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1075/aral.16.2.04mro
1993-01-01
2019-08-23
Loading full text...

Full text loading...

References

  1. Adam, R.S. and B.J. Biddle
    (1970) Realities of teaching: explorations with video-tape. New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston,.
    [Google Scholar]
  2. Bouchard, R.
    (1984) Pour une méthodologie générale d’analyse des échanges verbaux en classe de langue. Interactions3:73–110.
    [Google Scholar]
  3. Flanders, N.A.
    (1970) Analysing teacher behaviour. Reading, Mass., Addison-Wesley.
    [Google Scholar]
  4. Halliday, M.A.K.
    (1978) Language as social semiotics: The social interpretation of language and meaning. University Park Press, Baltimore.
    [Google Scholar]
  5. Lemke, J.L.
    (1985) Using language in the classroom. Geelong: Deakin University Press.
    [Google Scholar]
  6. Sinclair, J.M. and , R.M. Coulthard
    (1975) Towards an analysis of discourse. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
    [Google Scholar]
  7. Soulé-Susbielles, N.
    (1981) Les échanges dans la classe. Les Langues Modernes2:197–207.
    [Google Scholar]
  8. Stubbs, M.
    (1983) Discourse analysis. Basil Blackwell Oxford.
    [Google Scholar]
http://instance.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1075/aral.16.2.04mro
Loading
  • Article Type: Research Article
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was successful
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error