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Pennycook, Alastair – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2010
Critical directions in applied linguistics can be understood in various ways. The term "critical" as it has been used in "critical applied linguistics," "critical discourse analysis," "critical literacy" and so forth, is now embedded as part of applied linguistic work, adding an overt focus on questions of power and inequality to discourse…
Descriptors: Social Life, Sociolinguistics, Applied Linguistics, Social Sciences
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Hammond, Jennifer – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 1991
The relationship between teachers' theories of language and learning and the nature of classroom discourse is explored. Data from two classes on Aborigine lifestyles suggest that there are three components functioning in all lessons: interpersonal, content, and metalanguage. The quality of the metalanguage component influences the overall quality…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Classroom Communication, Discourse Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Baynham, Mike – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 1991
An examination of approaches to analyzing speech reporting, found that the various approaches fall into two broad categories: traditional, emphasizing the syntactic dimension; and discourse pragmatic, emphasizing the interaction of syntactic, pragmatic, and stylistic factors. A model is proposed and applied to learner varieties of English and…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, English, Foreign Countries
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Temple, Liz – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 1992
Disfluent phenomena such as pauses, hesitations, and repairs are investigated in 42 short samples of spontaneous speech of native French speakers and learners of French. It is found that native speakers attend to the construction of the referent, whereas learners are more concerned with syntactic construction. (Contains 14 references.) (Author/LB)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Dialogs (Language), Discourse Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Dopke, Susanne – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 1992
A bilingual child's development of word order in German and English subordinate clauses was followed between age 3 and 5, and a number of diversions from the development of word order in such clauses by monolingual children was noted. (Contains five references.) (Author/LB)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Bilingualism, Case Studies, Child Language