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Taylor, Monica.
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Connecting the dots: Anatomy of verbal interaction in Jamaican English language classrooms
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Kingston
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Arawak Publishers
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2011
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120p.
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Abstract
Combines extensive ethnographic work on verbal interaction inside the Jamaican English language classroom with the contexts in which teachers of English receive their professional training in Jamaica. The text will not only enrich our understanding of the forces that help to shape teachers of English, but will also enrich our understanding of English language pedagogy by showing how patterns of talk in the classroom intersect with the philosophies of language teaching and learning emanating from teacher training institutions and the extent to which what emerges is mediated by other contextual factors....
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