Rachel Whittaker

List of John Benjamins publications for which Rachel Whittaker plays a role.


In this chapter we attempt to answer Manchón and Williams’ (2016, p. 580) question as to “how language and writing develop in content-based instruction and CLIL programs” as a key concern in the study of writing as a site for language learning. Our longitudinal study from a CLIL context traces… read more
McCabe, Anne and Rachel Whittaker 2017 Genre and appraisal in CLIL history texts: Developing the voice of the historianApplied Linguistics Perspectives on CLIL, Llinares, Ana and Tom Morton (eds.), pp. 105–124 | Article
This chapter offers a perspective on texts written in a CLIL class, highlighting the role of the interpersonal meanings covered by the appraisal framework (Martin & White 2005) in constructing the different genres of history, which are not only factual, but also include assigning value and… read more
Llinares, Ana and Rachel Whittaker 2010 Writing and speaking in the history class: A comparative analysis of CLIL and first language contextsLanguage Use and Language Learning in CLIL Classrooms, Dalton-Puffer, Christiane, Tarja Nikula and Ute Smit (eds.), pp. 125–124 | Article
This paper presents a comparative analysis of the language used by CLIL secondary school students of history and that of students following the same syllabus in their first language (Spanish). The data consists of spoken and written production: a whole-class end-of-topic summary session and short… read more