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Published: 02 July 2009

ISBN: 9780194422918

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Exploring Learner Language

A workbook and DVD pack that shows teachers how to analyse the language their ESL students use in the classroom.

Elaine Tarone and Bonnie Swierzbin

  • Gives you a unique 'hands-on' introduction to studying ESL learners' language using video interviews and footage of students doing language tasks
  • Uses linked exercises in the book to guide you through the stages of analysing learners' language
  • Provides full transcripts and an answer discussion section to help you to study and refer back to the input and explanations.
  • Case study approach gives you the skills that will help you to explore learner language in your own classroom
  • Recommended for TESOL Masters and Diploma students and language teacher educators
  • Footage of language tasks performed by six adult ESL learners and two native speakers of English
  • Video interviews with six ESL learners
  • PDF transcripts of the video material
  • These resources are also available online on the Oxford Teacher's Club, at (click on the Teaching Resources tab above).

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