John Polias

List of John Benjamins publications for which John Polias plays a role.


In this paper we look back at our work over the last thirty years as education consultants in a range of educational contexts in which we sought to promote an explicit, language-based approach to teaching and learning. We trace our pathway from the earliest days of meeting systemic functional… read more | Article
Forey, Gail and John Polias 2017 Multi-semiotic resources providing maximal input in teaching science through EnglishApplied Linguistics Perspectives on CLIL, Llinares, Ana and Tom Morton (eds.), pp. 145–164
This chapter addresses the role of multimodal semiotic systems in teaching science through English as a second language. We argue that pedagogical concerns should focus on language and other semiotic choices that teachers use to scaffold their students’ learning. Through an investigation of the… read more | Article