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Restrictive Language Policy in Practice English Learners in Arizona

Author: Amy J. Heineke | Hardback | 9781783096411

As the most restrictive language policy context in the United States, Arizona’s monolingual and prescriptive approach to teaching English learners continues to capture international attention. More than five school years after initial implementation, this study uses qualitative data from the individuals doing the policy work to pro…

Language Teaching and the Older Adult The Significance of Experience

Author: Danya Ramírez Gómez | Hardback | 9781783096299

The aging of the population and the increasing number of older adults pursuing foreign language courses call for a greater understanding of the ways in which these individuals learn foreign languages. This book offers a pioneering contribution to the literature on foreign language education for older adults (aged 60 and over), terme…

L2 Learning, Teaching and Assessment A Comprehensible Input Perspective

Author: Nihat Polat | Hardback | 9781783096336

<span>This book explores second language (L2) learning, teaching and assessment from a comprehensible input (CI) perspective. This focus on the role of input is important for deepening our understanding of interactions between the learner, teacher and the environment as well as of the nature of the learning, teaching and assessme…

Dialogic Pedagogy The Importance of Dialogue in Teaching and Learning

Edited by: David Skidmore, Kyoko Murakami | Hardback | 9781783096213

This book provides a wide-ranging and in-depth theoretical perspective on dialogue in teaching. It explores the philosophy of dialogism as a social theory of language and explains its importance in teaching and learning.…

Conceptualising Integration in CLIL and Multilingual Education

Edited by: Tarja Nikula, Emma Dafouz, Pat Moore, Ute Smit | Hardback | 9781783096138

Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is a form of education that combines language and content learning objectives, a shared concern with other models of bilingual education. While CLIL research has often addressed learning outcomes, this volume focuses on how integration can be conceptualised and investigated.…

Who’s Afraid of Multilingual Education? Conversations with Tove Skutnabb-Kangas, Jim Cummins, Ajit Mohanty and Stephen Bahry about the Iranian Context and Beyond

Author: Amir Kalan | Hardback | 9781783096176

More than 70 languages are spoken in contemporary Iran, yet all governmental correspondence and educational textbooks must be written in Farsi. To date, the Iranian mother tongue debate has remained far from the international scholarly exchanges of ideas about multilingual education.…

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Sociolinguistic Variation and Acquisition in Two-Way Language Immersion

This autumn we are publishing Sociolinguistic Variation and Acquisition in Two-Way Language Immersion by Rebecca Lurie Starr. The book explores how children in a diverse language immersion school environment negotiate language variation and acquire sociolinguistic knowledge. As language teachers and learners all know, learning a language is not just about mastering vocabulary and grammar. Native speakers of […]

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To celebrate the 15th volume in our Linguistic Diversity and Language Rights series we're offering 40% off all books in the series until the end of October.

Just use the code LDLR2016 at the checkout and you will get the 40% discount.

Offer ends: 31 October.