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Author Christie, Frances.

Title Classroom discourse analysis : a functional perspective / Frances Christie
Published London : Continuum, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (208 pages)
Series Open linguistics series
Open linguistics series.
Contents 1. A theoretical framework -- 2. Early childhood: first steps in becoming a pedagogic subject -- 3. Early literacy teaching and learning -- 4. Pedagogic discourse and curriculum macrogenres -- 5. Pedagogic discourse in an orbital curriculum macrogenre -- 6. Pedagogic discourse and the claims of knowledge
Summary This book offers a model of classroom discourse analysis that uses systemic functional linguistic theory and associated genre theory to develop a view of classroom episodes as 'curriculum genres', some of which operate in turn as part of larger unities of work called 'curriculum macrogenres'. Drawing on Bernstein's work, Christie argues that two registers operate in pedagogic discourse: a regulative register, to do with the goals and directions of the discourse; and an instructional register, to do with the particular 'content' or knowledge at issue. Each can be shown to be realized in distinc
Subject Bernstein, Basil.
Communication in education.
Discourse analysis.
Interaction analysis in education.
diskurzuselemzés -- tanórai kommunikáció
funkcionális nyelvészet
Communication in education.
Discourse analysis.
Interaction analysis in education.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1441179593