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Literacy, Discourse, and Linguistics: Introduction and What Is Literacy?
Gee mentioned an example for two women who were using grammar in different ways to start showing us his claim. Communication is more than language use. And that exactly what I think real interacting with other people. It is essential matter to know how to interact with others appropriately, know what to say and when, what to do not to do in a specific situation.
And how does a person acquire a discourse? Gee divided the Discourse into two main subcategories primary discourse, and secondary discourse. And the primary discourse can be obtain by being a member of a family or a society group.
While the secondary discourse is the values, acts, and social interactions through social institutions, and schools. Gee also divided Discourses into dominant discourses and non-dominant discourse that they lie under the secondary discourses.
The second claim of Gee is that secondary discourses could be learned in schools, by interacting with different social institutions.
And that to lead us to the meaning of Literacy according to Gee, so he first defined the term discourse and stated that discourse means: The Politics of Teaching Literate Discourse. Discourse, Literacy, and Gee. Delpit agreed with Gee that literacy is more than reading and writing p.
And for people who want to gain a dominant discourse they have to learn and study that specific instructions of the specific aspects.
She is argued him that the discourses have many different values and could be learned in a school set. Overcoming Obstacles to Acquisition.
Teachers helped their students who were born with none or limited discourses how to obtain and acquire a discourse and succeed in their lives.James Paul Gee is the Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies at Arizona State University.
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INTRODUCTION James Paul Gee, January Editor’s note: Throughout this FreeBook, you’ll find references to “this book” Literacy and Education by James Paul Gee. © Taylor and Francis Group. Literacy, Discourses, and Linguistics. James Paul Gee. In this reading the writer introduces the concept of Discourses.
He discusses how they are used and interact with each other. Finally he shows how they relate to defining literacy. I enjoyed this reading because it relates to the subject of my thesis and supports one of my primary talking points.
James Paul Gee is the Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies and a Regents’ Professor at Arizona State University. His book Sociolinguistics and Literacies (, Fifth Edition ) was one of the founding documents in the formation of the “New Literacy Studies”, an interdisciplinary field devoted to studying language, learning, and literacy in an integrated way in.