As one preview states, "This is the ONLY book to focus on the use of language models to improve classroom management". Careless comments can easily set a negative scenario between you ind many of your underachieving pupils. In the hear of the moment when you are attempting to deal with numerous demands on your attention, just one careless word can undermine all your hard work. If you want to use effectively the subtleties of linguistic interactions that distinguish highly effective classroom practice from the merely ordinary, then this is the book for you. This book should be on every staffroom bookshelf. It takes you beyond the mundane and trite linguistic acrimony that often results from damaging, throwaway comments. Be more effective in what you do, and, more importantly, in what you say. An excellent read!