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Language teacher identities : co-constructing discourse and community

By: Clarke, Matthew (University of Hong Kong)

Part of the New Perspectives on Language and Education series
1847690815 / 9781847690814
Stock expected by 18/12/2019
21 cm 240 p.
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Set in the rapidly changing world of the contemporary United Arab Emirates and bringing together detailed linguistic analysis with cutting edge social theory, this book explores the development of the first cohort of students to complete a new Bachelor of Education in English language teaching, theorizing the students' learning to teach in terms of the discursive construction of a teaching identity within an evolving community of practice.

Both a study of the influence of issues such as gender and nationalism in language teacher education in the Middle East, as well as of the power of discourse and community in shaping identity, this book will be of relevance to anyone working in teacher education as well as to those with an interest in theorizations of discourse and identity.


CJ Language teaching & learning (other than ELT), EBA ELT: teaching theory & methods, JNMT Teacher training

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