Academic Discourse: Linguistic Misunderstanding and Professorial Power

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Education depends on language: knowledge and skills are taught largely through a process of linguistic exchange. But how much of the language used by teachers and professors is actually understood by students? To what extent does the social background of students affect their capacity to understand the language used in the classroom or the lecture hall? Why do students and teachers overestimate the success of the educational process and underestimate the degree of misunderstanding involved? In this work, Pierre Bourdieu and ...

Academic Discourse: Linguistic Misunderstanding and Professorial Power 1996, Polity Press

ISBN-13: 9780745617169

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Academic Discourse: Linguistic Misunderstanding and Professorial Power 1996, Stanford University Press, Stanford, California

ISBN-13: 9780804726887

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Academic Discourse: Linguistic Misunderstanding and Professorial Power 1994, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804723336

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Academic Discourse: Linguistic Misunderstanding and Professorial Power 1993, Polity Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780745608204

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