It makes a major contribution to our understanding of the ways in which topics are launched, developed and managed in spoken discourse.
I am available for workshops or special lectures on topics such as these. Teaching Methods Communicative and interactive teaching methods are known to be more effective than traditional methods.
This can be better implemented when we look to educational psychology and cognitive linguistics for insights. My research is based on cognitive linguistics, particularly schema theory in cognitive psychology, and on pedagogical and corpus based research.
I present it not so much as a grammatical system, but as a mea ing based system; not based on rules, but based on semantic and pragmatic principles.
Academic Writing Various aspects of academic writing for college students, graduate students, and teachers. This includes writing across the disciplines, research methods, coherence, paraphrasing, citation and referencing.
Linguistics and Learning Psychology Teachers can benefit from various practical and research based insights from empirical and cognitive linguistics, as well as from educational psychology.
This includes learning strategies, motivation, language acquisition, classroom interaction, and how grammar works based on cognitive principles. Why linguistics and psychology Myths Many learners and teachers suffer from wrong notions that can hinder learning.
I just need to try harder. Just need more motivation. My MBTI type is not right for this. It worked for someone else. Eskimos have zillions of words for snow. We only use ten percent of our brains.
Learning Methods Better teaching and learning come from understanding what really works. This took me on a long path to all kinds of linguistic theories and cognitive psychology.
These insights can help other teachers and learners as well.The aim of this article is to explore the pedagogical implications and applications of the concept of coherence.
It first identifies text-basedand reader-basedfeatures thatarecentralto thecreationofcoherenceinwriting.
It then suggests some pedagogical techniques to help teachers enhance students'awareness of the coherence-creatingmechanisms in writing.
Pragmatic word order in English composition / Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig --The use of "organizing sentences" in the structure of paragraphs in science textbooks / David P.
Harris --Inductive, deductive, . "The Psychology of the Chinese People" fulfils this role, emphasizing the prime areas of research, both past and present, the theoretical models used to integrate these findings, and areas for. A qualitative research methodology was utilized to analyze the writing of the two groups to reveal the points of strengths and weaknesses in their writing.
The results of the study indicated that there was a notable difference between the natives’ and the students’ use of cohesive devices in terms of frequency, variety, and control. The purpose of this book is twofold: to present important coherence models and to suggest how insights from coherence theory and research can be introduced to the classroom.
The book is organized into four sections: theoretical overview, coherence models, studies of . From Research to Pedagogy: Multiple Pedagogical Approaches to Teaching Genres Part 2’s focus on empirical research—research into how genres are learned, how they function in particular contexts, and how they carry out communicative goals and reflect/reinforce ideologies—illustrates how research can inform our practices as writing teachers.