Bryan, Beverley A.
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Department of Educational Studies
Defining the role of linguistic markers in manufacturing classroom consent
Due respect: Papers on English and English-related creoles in the Caribbean in honour of Professor Robert LePage edited by Pauline Christie
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University of the West Indies Press
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Examines within the context of language choice, the use of Jamaican Creole as one of the languages of the classroom and focuses on how it is employed to foster agreement about the shape and direction of the discourse of the classroom. Begins the process by discussing how some classrooms work and describes some small pieces of discourse from two Jamaican classrooms selected from many that had been observed after teachers had been interviewed about their aim in teaching English, the methods they used and the influences to which they were subject.....