Re: Way off thread - SLA

From: Gordon Wells (
Date: Mon Apr 25 2005 - 14:15:17 PDT

>That sounds like a fine idea. I guess one question I would like to
>clear up is our immediate area of focus - my concern at the very
>beginning was the rather stifled concept of SLA as a metaphor. Some
>prefer SLD, the D referring to development. I like the idea of
>starting with language, culture and activity. Any comments from
>anyone on our point of departure for an initial stab?

I think "Language, Culture and Activity would be an excellent -
although still broad - focus.


Gordon Wells
Dept of Education,
UC Santa Cruz.

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