Theoretical linguistics in pre-university education

Anna Pineda

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This chapter introduces Linguistics in Schools (LiS) as an educational movement and research field, and discusses the place of ‘theoretical linguistics’ (or TLiS) within it. The chapter serves to situate the TLiS project as it is understood in the present book in terms of i) its relationship to the discipline of linguistics (and beyond); and ii) its rationale, as expressed by advocates of incorporating theoretical linguistics into pre-university education. It also considers some wider aspects of implementing TLiS in practice. The chapter ends with an outline of the volume’s structure, and the coverage of its component chapters.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTheoretical linguistics in the pre-university classroom
EditorsAlice Corr, Anna Pineda
PublisherBritish Academy/Oxford University Press
Publication statusSubmitted - May 2022

Publication series

NameProceedings of the British Academy
PublisherOxford University Press


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