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Arizona's monolingual and prescriptive approach to teaching English continues to capture international attention. This book examines the experiences of those involved in Arizona's language policy on a daily basis, highlighting the importance of local perspectives as well as preparing and professionalizing teachers of English learners.
Focused on the writing process, A Guide to Supervising Non-native English Writers of Theses and Dissertations presents approaches that can be employed by supervisors to help address the writing issues or difficulties that may emerge during the provisional and confirmation phases of the thesis/dissertation journey. Pre-writing advice and post-writing feedback...
By Gemma King
The first substantial study of multilingual film in France. Unpacking the power dynamics at play in the dialogue of eight emblematic films, this book argues that many contemporary French films take a new approach to language and power. -- .
Content and Language Integrated Learning CLIL is a form of education that combines language and content learning objectives. This volume focuses on conceptualising integration, exploring it from three intersecting perspectives concerning curriculum and pedagogic planning, participant perceptions and classroom practices.
John C. Maher explains why societies everywhere have become more multilingual, despite the disappearance of hundreds of the world languages. He considers our notion of language as national or cultural identities, and discusses why nations cluster and survive around particular languages even as some territories pursue autonomy or nationhood.
Which strategies do multilingual learners use when confronted with languages they don't yet know? Which factors are involved in activating prior linguistic knowledge in multilingual learning? This volume offers valuable insights into recent research in multilingualism, crosslinguistic influence and crosslinguistic interaction. Experts in the field examine the role of background...
This book explores the immense potential of translanguaging in various educational settings and language contexts and considers the need for pedagogy to reflect and embrace diversity. Chapters provide rich empirical research and document teachers and students negotiating language ideologies in their everyday communicative practices.
Faces of English Education provides an accessible, wide-ranging introduction to current perspectives on English language education, covering new areas of interest and recent studies in the field. In seventeen specially commissioned chapters written by international experts and practitioners, this book: * offers an authoritative discussion of theoretical issues and debates...
Global migration continues to increase, and with it linguistic diversity. This presents obvious challenges for both healthcare provider and patient, and the chapters in this volume represent international perspectives on language barriers in health care. Solutions and approaches, as well as the importance of local context, are discussed.
Raising a multilingual family can be both confusing and fulfilling. The authors, all multilingual parents and researchers on multilingualism, aim to provide advice and inspiration for multilingual families across the world. The latest research is used to provide a friendly, accessible guide to raising and nurturing happy multilingual children.