1. Language awareness: Opening up the field of study by Josep M. Cots and Peter Garrett. PART 1: FOCUS ON LANGUAGE TEACHING AND TEACHERS. 2. Language awareness, language diversity and migrant languages in the primary school by Andrea Young. 3. Form-focused instruction by Leila Ranta and Roy Lyster. 4. Language awareness and teacher development by Stephen Andrews and Angel M. Y. Lin. 5. Teachers' beliefs and classroom practices by Simon Borg. 6. Language awareness and the teaching of listening and speaking by Christine C. M. Goh. 7. Language awareness in the teaching of reading and writing by Claudia Finkbeiner and Jennifer Schluer. 8. Teaching critical literacy and language awareness by Catherine Wallace. 9. Literature, creativity and language awareness by Geoff Hall. 10. Raising teachers' awareness about English and English as a lingua franca by Enric Llurda, Yasemin Bayyurt and Nicos Sifakis. 11. English-medium instruction in multilingual university settings: An opportunity for developing language awareness by Emma Dafouz. 12. Language awareness and assessment by Neus Figueras. PART 2: FOCUS ON LANGUAGE LEARNING AND LEARNERS. 13. The study of metalinguistic constructs in second language acquisition research by Daphnee Simard and Xavier Gutierrez. 14. Revisiting research on learner beliefs: Looking back and looking forward by Paula Kalaja, Ana Maria F. Barcelos and Mari Aro. 15. Language awareness and the development of learners' plurilingual competence by Ana Luisa Oliveira and Maria Helena Anca. 16. Language awareness in multilingual learning and teaching by Ulrike Jessner. 17. The role of language awareness in a study abroad context by Angels Llanes. 18. The role of collaborative tasks and peer interaction in the development of second language awareness by Helen Basturkmen and Jenefer Philp. 19. "I h8 txt msgs". How social media has had an impact on language awareness by Melinda Dooly. 20. Pragmatic awareness in second language acquisition by Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig. 21. The role of phonological awareness in language learning by Tracey Derwing. PART 3: BEYOND LANGUAGE PEDAGOGY. 22. Language awareness and multimodality: A social semiotic approach to visual composition by Theo van Leeuwen. 23. Folk linguistics and language awareness by Dennis R. Preston. 24. Language awareness and language change by Tore Kristiansen. 25. Language awareness in minority language contexts by David Lasagabaster. 26. Language awareness in diasporic contexts by Aniko Hatoss. 27. Language awareness and the acquisition of Intercultural Communicative Competence by Sarah Boye and Michael Byram. 28. Language awareness and translation by Kirsten Malmkjaer. 29. Language awareness in multilingual and multicultural organisations by Eva Codo. 30. Contesting key terms and concepts in the civil sphere: A neo-Gramscian analysis of language awareness by Tom Bartlett, Nicolina Montesano Montessori and Harriet Lloyd. Further Reading for Each Chapter.
Peter Garrett is Professor in the Centre for Language and Communication Research at Cardiff University, UK. He was a founder member and Secretary of the Association for Language Awareness in 1992, and Editor of the journal Language Awareness from 1993 until 2008.Josep M. Cots is Professor of English Language and Applied Linguistics at the University of Lleida, Catalonia, Spain. He was a founder member of the Association for Language Awareness in 1992 and is a member of its Executive Committee. He is also on the Editorial Board of the journal Language Awareness.
"This volume encapsulates all that is best about language
awareness. It provides valuable perspectives on the history of the
subject and each chapter brims with insights that carry the subject
forward. Across so many areas of human activity the volume
underlines the centrality of language awareness to our thinking,
teaching, learning and social life, to the ways in which power and
control are exercised and to our better understanding of the
complex relationships between languages and cultures. This is an
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Ronald Carter, Emeritus Professor, University of Nottingham, UK