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Bilingualism & multilingualism

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Reconciling Translingualism and Second Language Writing

Reconciling Translingualism and Second Language Writing

Author: Tony (Purdue University) Silva Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/09/2020

This book brings together top scholars on different sides of the important scholarly debate between the translingual movement and the field of second language writing. Drawing on a wide range of perspectives, this volume examines the differences in theory and practice with the hope of promoting reconciliation between the two schools of thought. Chapters address the tensions in the relationship between translingualism and second language writing and explore programs, pedagogies and research that highlight commonalities between the two camps. With contributions from leading scholars, this book comprehensively addresses the issues related to this contentious debate and offers ways to bring the two camps into conversation with one another in a way that promotes effective teaching practices. By providing a panoramic view of the current situation, the text is a timely and unique contribution to TESOL, Applied Linguistics, and Composition Studies.

Reconciling Translingualism and Second Language Writing

Reconciling Translingualism and Second Language Writing

Author: Tony (Purdue University) Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/09/2020

This book brings together top scholars on different sides of the important scholarly debate between the translingual movement and the field of second language writing. Drawing on a wide range of perspectives, this volume examines the differences in theory and practice with the hope of promoting reconciliation between the two schools of thought. Chapters address the tensions in the relationship between translingualism and second language writing and explore programs, pedagogies and research that highlight commonalities between the two camps. With contributions from leading scholars, this book comprehensively addresses the issues related to this contentious debate and offers ways to bring the two camps into conversation with one another in a way that promotes effective teaching practices. By providing a panoramic view of the current situation, the text is a timely and unique contribution to TESOL, Applied Linguistics, and Composition Studies.

Community, Solidarity and Multilingualism in a Transnational Social Movement

Community, Solidarity and Multilingualism in a Transnational Social Movement

Author: Maria Rosa Garrido Sarda Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/09/2020

Community, solidarity and multilingualism in a transnational social movement presents a critical sociolinguistic ethnography of the Emmaus movement that analyses linguistic and discursive practices in two local communities in order to provide insight into solidarity discourses and transnational communication more broadly. Integrating perspectives from a range of disciplines, the monograph seeks to understand the ways in which social movements are maintained across disparate communities grounded in shared cultural referents and communicative practices but not necessarily a shared language. The book focuses on Emmaus, the solidarity movement that emerged in post-war France which brings formerly marginalised people together with others looking for an alternative lifestyle into live-in communities dedicated to recycling work and social projects. The book first offers a historical overview of the Emmaus movement more generally, moving into an account of its development and spread across national and linguistic borders. The volume draws on data from two Emmaus communities in Barcelona and London to analyse the everyday communicative and discursive practices that appropriate and resignify the shared transnational movement ideas in different socio-political, economic, historical and linguistic contexts. Community, solidarity and multilingualism in a transnational social movement considers the social implications of local practices on the situated (re)production and evolution of transnational social movements more generally and will be of particular interest to students and researchers in sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, discourse studies, cultural studies, and sociology.

Project-Based Language Learning with Technology

Project-Based Language Learning with Technology

Author: Michael (University of Central Lancashire, UK) Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2020

This book highlights the ways in which insights from technology-mediated project-based language learning research can contribute to our understanding of both learner interaction in specific cultural contexts but also of the role of technology in language learning more generally. The volume situates the discussion within the context of the development of the field, from task-based to project-based language learning, and how these have been shaped over time by the evolution of new technologies. Using the case study of EFL learners in a Japanese classroom, the book adopts a multimodal approach to unpack this phenomena at work by examining learner collaboration in project-based work in a real-world setting. The volume provides a valuable contribution to the ongoing debate about the effective integration of digital technologies in the classroom and will be of particular interest to students and scholars in applied linguistics, computer-assisted language learning, task-based language teaching, and TESOL.

(Re)defining Success in Language Learning

(Re)defining Success in Language Learning

Author: Katie A. Bernstein Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/08/2020

This book follows four emergent bilingual students in an English-medium pre-kindergarten in the US and examines how students' differing social positions in the classroom shaped their participation in interaction and, thus, their English language learning across a school year. With a unique focus on both processes and outcomes, the book highlights language strategies that are often overlooked if the focus is solely on one language or on group participation, and it emphasizes the importance of assessment choice in shaping which learners appear to be successful. It is a powerful argument for recognising the translingual and multimodal abilities of learners, even in education which is officially English-medium and monolingual.

Multilingualism and Politics

Multilingualism and Politics

Author: Katerina Strani Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/08/2020

This edited book makes a significant contribution to the relatively under-explored field of multilingualism and politics, approaching the topic from two key perspectives: multilingualism in politics, and the politics of multilingualism. Through the lens of case studies from around the world, the authors in this volume combine theoretical and empirical insights to examine the inter-relation between multilingualism and politics in different spheres and contexts, including minority language policy, national identity, the translation of political debates and discourse, and the use of multiple, often competing languages in educational settings. This book will be of interest to students and scholars in the fields of politics, sociology, sociolinguistics, language policy, and translation and interpreting studies.

Dual Language Education in the US

Dual Language Education in the US

Author: Pablo (California State University Dominguez Hills, USA) Ramirez Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/08/2020

Originally published as a special issue of the journal Theory into Practice, this text examines innovative practices and research relating to Dual Language Education (DLE) in the US. Offering a variety of perspectives, contributors consider how dual language learning can benefit English-speaking and partner-language students across K-12, and explore how multilingualism can be harnessed for wider academic success. By investigating the ways in which schools and teachers have ensured provision of an effective DLE curriculum, chapters identify pedagogies and learning environments which support dual language learning, and consider how policy, curricula, and teacher education can be designed to promote social justice and diversity through broader access to dual programs. This book will be of interest to graduate and post graduate students, researchers, academics, professionals and policy makers in the field of multicultural education, international & comparative education, bilingualism studies, education policy and pedagogy.

English L2 Reading

English L2 Reading

Author: Barbara M. (California State University - Fresno, USA) Birch, Sean Fulop Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/07/2020

English L2 Reading: Getting to the Bottom uses research-based insights to examine bottom-up skills in reading English as a second language. This fourth edition clearly presents core concepts alongside their practical applications to teaching contexts, with updated research findings, a new focus on metalinguistic awareness, and new resources for students. The text's pedagogical features help readers connect linguistic details and psycholinguistic theory with practical explanations and teaching suggestions. Pre-reading Questions challenge readers to analyze their own experiences. Study Guide Questions allow readers to review, discuss, and assess their knowledge. Discussion Questions elaborate on themes in each chapter, while the new Language Awareness Activities help develop metalinguistic awareness. Three Appendices provide tables that list the graphemes and the phonemes of English, as well as a brand-new dictionary pronunciation guide. New to the Fourth Edition: Substantially revised and updated research on linguistics New, evidence-based models on the reading process Language Awareness Activities that highlight metalinguistic awareness Word study examples in each chapter For teachers, teacher trainers, reading researchers, or anyone interested in teaching reading, this popular, comprehensive, myth-debunking text provides clear and practical guidance towards effectively supplementing top-down teaching approaches with bottom-up reading strategies.

English L2 Reading

English L2 Reading

Author: Barbara M. (California State University - Fresno, USA) Birch, Sean Fulop Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/07/2020

English L2 Reading: Getting to the Bottom uses research-based insights to examine bottom-up skills in reading English as a second language. This fourth edition clearly presents core concepts alongside their practical applications to teaching contexts, with updated research findings, a new focus on metalinguistic awareness, and new resources for students. The text's pedagogical features help readers connect linguistic details and psycholinguistic theory with practical explanations and teaching suggestions. Pre-reading Questions challenge readers to analyze their own experiences. Study Guide Questions allow readers to review, discuss, and assess their knowledge. Discussion Questions elaborate on themes in each chapter, while the new Language Awareness Activities help develop metalinguistic awareness. Three Appendices provide tables that list the graphemes and the phonemes of English, as well as a brand-new dictionary pronunciation guide. New to the Fourth Edition: Substantially revised and updated research on linguistics New, evidence-based models on the reading process Language Awareness Activities that highlight metalinguistic awareness Word study examples in each chapter For teachers, teacher trainers, reading researchers, or anyone interested in teaching reading, this popular, comprehensive, myth-debunking text provides clear and practical guidance towards effectively supplementing top-down teaching approaches with bottom-up reading strategies.

The Foundations of Teaching English as a Foreign Language

The Foundations of Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Author: Paul Lennon Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/07/2020

An introductory textbook that assumes no prior knowledge of linguistics or second language acquisition, this book presents a comprehensive overview of the theoretical foundations, methods and practices of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) for pre-service teachers. Lennon covers the theoretical bases for TEFL and addresses second language-acquisition research, past and present EFL teaching methodology, as well as psychological and social approaches to individual language-learner variation. Further chapters provide extensive yet accessible coverage on essential foundational topics, including chapters on pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, literature and testing. Offering a sociocultural approach in which the teacher is seen as a facilitator and supporter of students' self-directed learning, this text provides the prospective teacher with the knowledge and skills to be an effective educator in the EFL classroom. The targeted EFL focus makes this book ideal for pre-service teachers and for teacher training programmes around the world. Each chapter includes a Food for Thought section with questions for reflection and a Further Reading list.

The Foundations of Teaching English as a Foreign Language

The Foundations of Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Author: Paul Lennon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/07/2020

An introductory textbook that assumes no prior knowledge of linguistics or second language acquisition, this book presents a comprehensive overview of the theoretical foundations, methods and practices of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) for pre-service teachers. Lennon covers the theoretical bases for TEFL and addresses second language-acquisition research, past and present EFL teaching methodology, as well as psychological and social approaches to individual language-learner variation. Further chapters provide extensive yet accessible coverage on essential foundational topics, including chapters on pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, literature and testing. Offering a sociocultural approach in which the teacher is seen as a facilitator and supporter of students' self-directed learning, this text provides the prospective teacher with the knowledge and skills to be an effective educator in the EFL classroom. The targeted EFL focus makes this book ideal for pre-service teachers and for teacher training programmes around the world. Each chapter includes a Food for Thought section with questions for reflection and a Further Reading list.

An Anthology of Bilingual Child Phonology

An Anthology of Bilingual Child Phonology

Author: Elena Babatsouli Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/06/2020

This edited book is a collection of studies on protolanguage phonology, referring to the development of children's autonomous linguistic systems from their first meaningful forms to complete cognitive and articulatory acquisition of language. The volume comprises chapters on child bilingual phonological development, understood as the acquisition or use of more than one linguistic code, whether actual languages, dialects, or communication modes, in an array of contexts. Such contexts include endogenous and exogenous bilingualism, heritage language, bilectalism, trilingualism, and typical and atypical use. The contributed works here will be of interest to researchers and postgraduate students investigating language acquisition in bi-/multilingual settings, as well as those working on child phonological development across a variety of languages.