Boys and Foreign Language Learning : Real Boys Don't Do Languages
Carr, Mary Joanna & Pauwels, Anne (2006) Boys and Foreign Language Learning : Real Boys Don't Do Languages. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, Hampshire.
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How do boys from the major English-dominant communities of the world explain their apparent lack of interest in the foreign languages option? Is this a 'curriculum misalignment' issue? A reaction to language-teaching approaches? Tension between performed masculinities and language practice? This book explores the boys-languages relationship as explained by boys themselves. Based on data collected from more than 200 boys in different secondary schools, it identifies key dimensions of this unsuccessful relationship.
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|Keywords:||foreign languages, gender, boys, pedagogy|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Primary Education (excl. Maori) (130105)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Secondary Education (130106)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education|
Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright Palgrave Macmillan 2006|
|Deposited On:||10 Dec 2008 16:24|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:24|
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