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Title Researching language in schools and communities : functional linguistic perspectives / edited by Len Unsworth.
Imprint London ; Washington : Cassell, 2000.

Series Open linguistics series
Open linguistics series.
Subject Linguistics -- Research.
Functionalism (Linguistics)
Alt Name Unsworth, Len.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 311 pages) : illustrations, 1 map.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Developing socially responsible language research / Frances Christie and Len Unsworth -- Getting started with functional analysis of texts / Louise Ravelli -- Researching first language development in children / Clare Painter -- Researching second and foreign language development / Gillian Perrett -- Children's literature, children and uses of language description / Geoffrey Williams -- Researching everyday talk / Suzanne Eggins -- Socio-semantic variation : different wordings, different meanings / Carmel Cloran -- The language of classroom interaction and learning / Frances Christie -- Exploring reading processes / Linda Gerot -- Interpreting literature : the role of APPRAISAL / Joan Rothery and Maree Stenglin -- Investigating subject-specific literacies in school learning / Len Unsworth -- Close reading : functional linguistics as a tool for critical discourse analysis / J.R. Martin.
Summary Researching Language in Schools and Communities is designed for those who intend to carry out and / or study research in children''s language development, teaching English as a second language, children''s literature, casual conversation, social class and language variation, classroom discourse, reading processes, teaching writing, literacy and curriculum area learning, critical literacies and related areas. The contributors are among the foremost researchers in these fields. In this book they introduce approaches to help investigate such areas in applied langauge research using systemic funct.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1847140912 (electronic bk.)
9781847140913 (electronic bk.)
9780304702442 (hardback)
0304702447 (hardback)
9780304702459 (pbk.)
0304702455 (pbk.)
0304702447 (hardback)
0304702455 (pbk.)
OCLC # 568434652
Additional Format Print version: Researching language in schools and communities. London ; Washington : Cassell, 2000 (DLC) 98037509