Title

Academic Language in Physical Education

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-4-2015

Abstract

This article focuses on defining academic language in physical education and provides a step-by-step approach designed to help preservice and inservice teachers understand and incorporated academic language into their lesson planning. It provides examples of discipline-specific vocabulary, language functions, syntax, and discourse, aiming to clarify ambiguities surrounding language demands as they relate to the field of physical education. Furthermore, teaching strategies and assessment tools that enhance and measure academic language skills are discussed and presented.

Publication Name

Strategies

Volume Number

28

First Page

9

Last Page

17

Issue Number

3

DOI

10.1080/08924562.2015.1025169

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