Language Learners as Ethnographers

Language Learners as Ethnographers

eBook - 2001
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Univ of Toronto Pr
This book looks at the role of cultural studies and intercultural communication in language learning. The book argues that learners who have an opportunity to stay in the target language country can be trained to do an ethnographic project while abroad. Borrowing from anthropologists' the idea of cultural fieldwork and 'writing culture', language learners develop their linguistic and cultural competence through the study of a local group. This book combines a theoretical overview of language and cultural practices with a description of ethnographic approaches and materials specifically designed for language learners.

Publisher: Clevedon, England ; Buffalo, N.Y. : Multilingual Matters, ©2001
ISBN: 9781853596810
1853596817
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (v, 266 pages)
Additional Contributors: Roberts, Celia 1947-

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