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European Multilingualism

Author : Rosita Rindler Schjerve
ISBN : 9781847697356
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Expanding on the results of the EU project LINEE (Languages in a Network of European Excellence), this book pursues a multi-focal approach which elaborates on European Multilingualism as an ongoing process of shaping policy and generating scientific knowledge.

Current Perspectives On Pedagogy For English As A Lingua Franca

Author : Yasemin Bayyurt
ISBN : 9783110395402
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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The aim of this edited volume is to examine how current theories and principles underlying English as a Lingua Franca studies contribute to research on present pedagogical practices in ELF contexts. The book provides useful insights into pedagogical practices in different ELF settings and knowledge on the pedagogy-policy relationship in terms of ELF.

The Multilingual Challenge

Author : Ulrike Jessner-Schmid
ISBN : 9781614512165
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This collection of scholarly articles is the first to address the challenges of multilingualism from a multidisciplinary perspective. The contributors to this volume examine both the beneficial and the problematic aspects of multilingualism in various dimensions, that is, they address familial, educational, academic, artistic, scientific, historical, professional, and geopolitical challenges.

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Dangerous Multilingualism

Author : J. Blommaert
ISBN : 9781137283566
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Focuses on the endangering effects of language-ideological processes. This book looks at the challenges imposed by globalization and super-diversity on the nation state and its language situations and ideologies, and demonstrates how many of its problems rise from the tension between late-modern diversity and the (pre-)modernist responses to it.

Managing Multilingualism In A European Nation State

Author : Sally Boyd
ISBN : 1853595586
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This text analyzes recent shifts in Swedish language policy. Special focus is given to the complex relationships of the Swedish language to both English and to indigenous and immigrant minority languages in Sweden. Key issues addressed include the current debate concerning Sweden's official majority and minority languages; the position of immigrant and indigenous languages in the Swedish school system, the influence of the spread of English on the use of Swedish, particularly in writing; and the role of Swedish within the European Union. The contributions synthesize research on the status of languages currently used in Sweden as well as policy initiatives, and taken together the papers accurately present the many sides of the complex debate taking place there. While this book focuses on one country's struggle for multilingualism, the issues presented here are highly relevant and accessible to all readers interested in linguistic rights and language policy.

The Multilingual Turn In Languages Education

Author : Dr. Jean Conteh
ISBN : 9781783092253
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Starting from the key idea that learners and teachers bring diverse linguistic knowledge and resources to education, this book establishes and explores the concept of the ‘multilingual turn’ in languages education and the potential benefits for individuals and societies. It takes account of recent research, policy and practice in the fields of bilingual and multilingual education as well as foreign and second language education. The chapters integrate theory and practice, bringing together researchers and practitioners from five continents to illustrate the effects of the multilingual turn in society and evaluate the opportunities and challenges of implementing multilingual curricula and activities in a variety of classrooms. Based on the examples featured, the editors invite students, teachers, teacher educators and researchers to reflect on their own work and to evaluate the relevance and applicability of the multilingual turn in their own contexts.

Beyond Bilingualism

Author : Jasone Cenoz
ISBN : 1853594202
Genre : Education
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Provides information and advice for teachers on multilingual issues, including teaching multilingual students and promoting the acquisition of multiple languages

English In Europe

Author : Jasone Cenoz
ISBN : 1853594792
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book emerges as a response to the increasing use of English as a lingua franca in the multilingual European context. It provides an up-to-date overview of the sociolinguistic, psycholinguistic and educational aspects of research on third language acquisition by focusing on English as a third language.

Encyclopedia Of Language Linguistics

Author : E. K. Brown
ISBN : 0080442994
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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