Electronic Discourse in Language Learning and Language Teaching

Electronic Discourse in Language Learning and Language Teaching

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New technologies are constantly transforming traditional notions of language use and literacy in online communication environments. While previous research has provided a foundation for understanding the use of new technologies in instructed second language environments, few studies have investigated new literacies and electronic discourse beyond the classroom setting. This volume seeks to address this gap by providing corpus-based and empirical studies of electronic discourse analyzing social and linguistic variation as well as communicative practices in chat, discussion forums, blogs, and podcasts. Several chapters also examine the assessment and integration of new literacies. This volume will serve as a valuable resource for researchers, teachers, and students interested in exploring electronic discourse and new literacies in language learning and teaching.Whereas the typical printed text (e.g., newspaper, novel, magazine, ownera#39;s manual, and so forth) would be prepared in such a way the ... For example, Figure 1 below shows the layout of an advertisement template that was used by Yahoo!

Title:Electronic Discourse in Language Learning and Language Teaching
Author:Lee B. Abraham, Lawrence Williams
Publisher:John Benjamins Publishing - 2009


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