Becoming a Writer: Community Membership and Discursive Literacy

  • Sue Wharton
Part of the Communicating in Professions and Organizations book series (PSPOD)


What does it mean for English Language teachers to write for publication? What difference does it make to how they see themselves and are seen by others, to the contribution they make to the profession? This chapter is in the section of the book entitled Passing on the Knowledg.; this, then, is part of what language teachers do when they write. In this chapter I aim to explore in more detail both what is involved and what it feels like to people beginning to take on this role.


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