This book covers the relevance of theories on language analysis to TESOL, showing students how to understand and evaluate TESOL methodology, curriculum, and materials in terms of cooperation, politeness, conversation structure, ideology, power, varieties, domains and genre. Students will be able to consider different ways of teaching in relation to these theories and will be encouraged to design tasks and lessons with a sociological and cultural focus. Key features* Written specifically for those studying TESOL teaching* Shows practical applications of language analysis theory to the TESOL classroom * Concepts and research are presented in an accessible way, regardless of the student's level of teaching experience or linguistic study* Provides group tasks and independent activities, as well as suggestions for teachers to use in their own classrooms. ; This book covers the relevance of theories on language analysis to TESOL, showing students how to understand and evaluate TESOL methodology, curriculum, and materials in terms of theories including conversation structure, ideology and power. ; 1 Introduction 2 Corpus Linguistics 3 Global Englishes 4 English across Cultures 5 Context and Registers 6 Exchange Theory and Conversation Analysis 7 Speech Act Theory and the Cooperative Principle 8 Politeness Theories 9 Conclusion
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Joan Cutting is Senior Lecturer in TESOL at The Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh.