Inquiry dialogue: a genre for promoting teacher and student speaking in the classroom

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    is chapter focuses on issues related to the macro skill of speaking in a speci c English Language Teaching (ELT) context in Australia. e main issue concerns the opportunities that the international students have to use spoken English whilst in Australia taking English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS). ese opportunities are often not as readily available as one might expect. Suggestions are presented for man- aging the type of talk that goes on in classrooms with a view to improving oral skills development in programmes such as these.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationInternational perspectives on teaching the four skills in ELT
    Subtitle of host publicationlistening, speaking, reading, writing
    EditorsAnne Burns, Joseph Siegel
    Place of PublicationCham, Switzerland
    PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
    Number of pages14
    ISBN (Electronic)9783319634449
    ISBN (Print)9783319634432
    Publication statusPublished - 2018

    Publication series

    NameInternational Perspectives on English Language Teaching


    • Inquiry dialogue
    • Classroom interaction
    • Speaking
    • Genre perspective
    • Australia


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