Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Genre: 'Verbal tailoring from ready-made cloth'?||Authors:||Foley, J.||Issue Date:||1990||Citation:||Foley, J. (1990). Genre: 'Verbal tailoring from ready-made cloth'?. Language Sciences 12 (2-3) : 221-242. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.||Abstract:||In recent years the notion of Genre and genre-based approaches to teaching in the classroom have become a significant topic of discussion in applied linguistics. Theoretically the basis is that of a systematic - functional model of language which explains how language works within different contexts. The focus on the relationship between language and the context means that the theory can account for language variation across different registers and across the different genres that students need to speak, listen to, read or write. It treats language at the level of text rather than simply at the level of sentence, as do many other approaches. It will be argued here that the concept of genre is not only useful in the first language but also in the second and foreign language classroom. © 1990.||Source Title:||Language Sciences||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/132353||ISSN:||03880001|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on May 22, 2019
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.