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Title English in urban classrooms : a multimodal perspective on teaching and learning / Gunther Kress [and others].
Imprint New York, NY : RoutledgeFalmer, 2005.

Subject English language -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Social aspects -- England -- London.
Urban high schools -- England -- London.
English teachers -- Training of -- England -- London.
Alt Name Kress, Gunther R.
Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; List of contributors; Preface; Introduction; A social and political framework for thinking about English; A new approach to understanding school English: multimodal semiotics; The English classroom as a multimodal sign; The organization of time in the English classroom; The pedagogic construction of 'ability' in school English; The social production of character as an entity of school English; Orchestrating a debate; Only write down what you need to know: annotation for what?; The textual cycle of the English classroom.
Summary Those involved with education and the teaching of English will find this book fascinating account of teaching and learning in urban classrooms, whilst policy shapers, linguists and anyone with an interest in semiotics and multimodality will find.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203397304 (electronic bk.)
9780203397305 (electronic bk.)
0415331684 (Cloth)
0415331692 (hardback ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 57175316
Additional Format Print version: English in urban classrooms. New York, NY : RoutledgeFalmer, 2005 0415331692 0415331684 (DLC) 2004007612 (OCoLC)54966193

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