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Language Learning and Teaching as Social Inter-Action

  • Zhu Hua
  • Paul Seedhouse
  • Li Wei
  • Vivian Cook

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. An Introduction

    1. Zhu Hua, Li Wei, Paul Seedhouse, Vivian Cook
      Pages 1-5
  3. Interactional Foundations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Paul Seedhouse
      Pages 9-21
    3. Gabriele Kasper, Younhee Kim
      Pages 22-41
    4. Numa Markee
      Pages 42-57
  4. Identity and Social Action

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. David Block
      Pages 89-102
    3. Jennifer Miller
      Pages 148-162
    4. Jean-Marc Dewaele
      Pages 163-182
  5. Multilingual and Multicultural Classrooms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Nikhat Shameem
      Pages 199-217
    3. Juliet Langman, Robert Bayley
      Pages 218-234
    4. Tony Young, Itesh Sachdev
      Pages 235-249

About this book


This volume brings together contributions by leading researchers of the social interactional and socio-cultural approaches to language learning and teaching. It provides both an introduction to this important growth point and also an overview of cutting edge research, covering a wide range of language learning and teaching contexts.


bilingual Immersion language language acquisition Language Learning multilingual second language Second language acquisition SLA

Editors and affiliations

  • Zhu Hua
    • 1
  • Paul Seedhouse
    • 2
  • Li Wei
    • 1
  • Vivian Cook
    • 2
  1. 1.Birkbeck, University of LondonUK
  2. 2.Newcastle UniversityUK

About the editors

ROBERT BAYLEY University of California, Davis, USA DAVID BLOCK Institute of Education, University of London, UK JEAN CONTEH University of Manchester, UK JEAN-MARC DEWAELE Birkbeck , University of London, UK VIKTORIA DRIAGINA Pennsylvania State University, USA ROD GARDNER Melbourne University, Australia GABRIELE KASPER University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA YOUNHEE KIM University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA JULIET LANGMAN University of Texas, San Antonio, USA NUMA MARKEE University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA JENNY MILLER Monash University, Australia ANETA PAVLENKO Temple University, Philadelphia, USA SIMONA PEKAREK DOCHLER University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland ITESH SACHDEV School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK NIKHAT SHAMEEM University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK RICHARD YOUNG University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA TONY YOUNG University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK GUDRUN ZIEGLER University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

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