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Teachers as mediators in the foreign language classroom

Author: Michelle Kohler
Publisher: Bristol, England : Multilingual Matters, 2015. ©2015
Series: Languages for intercultural communication and education, 27.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Language teachers are key figures in preparing young people for participation in an increasingly multilingual and culturally diverse world, yet little is known about how they go about this in practice. This book uses examples of classroom interaction to reveal how teachers of languages act as intercultural mediators and the implications of this for practice. To date, there has been little exploration of how teachers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kohler, Michelle, 1974-
Teachers as mediators in the foreign language classroom.
Bristol, England : Multilingual Matters, ©2015
vi, 236 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Kohler
ISBN: 9781783093076 1783093072
OCLC Number: 903955188
Description: 1 online resource (242 pages).
Contents: Introduction; 1 Understandings of Language and Culture in Language Teaching and Learning; 2 Teachers' Understandings of Language and Culture and Their Relationship; 3 Understandings of Mediation; 4 Teachers' Ways of Mediating; 5 Understanding Language Teachers as Mediators and the Implications for Intercultural Language Teaching and Learning; Appendix 1: Materials Used in Establishing and Guiding the Study Overall; Appendix 2: Examples of Materials Developed by Participating Teachers; Appendix 3: Data Analysis; References; Index.
Series Title: Languages for intercultural communication and education, 27.
Responsibility: Michelle Kohler.

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