Starting from premises such as the above, the main purpose of this book is to map the unexplored territory of young people's everyday literacy practices with English. In particular, it deals with the everyday English literacy practices ...
Author: Anastasia Rothoni
Publisher: Springer Nature
This book examines everyday literacy in English as a foreign language (EFL). Focusing on the out-of-school literacy practices of teenagers in Athens, Greece, it challenges the notion that classrooms are the only contexts which provide exposure to English for learners. The author demonstrates that English can be a powerful resource for teenagers, as a symbolic tool granting them additional means of communication and self-expression. In doing so, she makes an original contribution to the areas of literacy, language education, and applied linguistics.