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Speaking and listening: never a better time

Kelly, A.; Safford, K. and Montgomerie, D. (2007). Speaking and listening: never a better time. NATE Classroom(3) pp. 20–22.


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Taking as its starting point the Rose Review's endorsement of 'a language-rich curriculum' the article discusses the value of talk as a learning medium, examining types of talk, the work of Douglas Barnes and Neil Mercer, and practical classroom activities.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2007 NATE
Keywords: talk; oracy; talk for learning; Rose Review; speaking and listening;
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Education Futures
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Item ID: 23904
Depositing User: Kimberly Safford
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2011 09:47
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2018 19:41
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