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Adult Minority Language Learning Motivation, Identity and Target Variety

Author: Colin J. Flynn | Hardback | 9781788927031

This book examines the role of affective variables in the process of learning a minority language. It presents a comprehensive account of how adult learners’ attitude, motivation and identity are related to their awareness of, and commitment to, different dialects and varieties as target speech models.…

Language Education in a Changing World Challenges and Opportunities

Author: Rod Bolitho, Richard Rossner | Paperback | 9781788927840

This book considers the importance of language education in a rapidly changing world. The authors look at language education from different perspectives: the teaching and learning of foreign or second languages; the role of literacy, oracy and language across the curriculum; the part played by different stakeholders in educational policy…

Language Teacher Recognition Narratives of Filipino English Teachers in Japan

Author: Alison Stewart | Hardback | 9781788927895

This book presents the career narratives of an under-researched group of teachers: immigrant Filipino teachers of English working mainly with young and very young learners in Japan. It provides a nuanced and revealing critique of poststructuralist views of identity and proposes recognition theories as an alternative perspective.…

The Dynamics of Language and Inequality in Education Social and Symbolic Boundaries in the Global South

Edited by: Joel Austin Windle, Dánie de Jesus, Lesley Bartlett | Paperback | 9781788926935

This book contributes new perspectives from the Global South on the ways in which linguistic and discursive boundaries shape inequalities in educational contexts, ranging from Amazonian missions to Mongolian universities. Through critical ethnographic and sociolinguistic analysis, the chapters explore how such boundaries contribute to th…

Learning and Not Learning in the Heritage Language Classroom Engaging Mexican-Origin Students

Author: Kimberly Adilia Helmer | Paperback | 9781788927628

<em>Learning and Not Learning in the Heritage Language Classroom</em>, a critical ethnography, describes the first year of a teacher-founded charter high school and presents a case-study of compulsory Spanish heritage language instruction with two Spanish-language teachers, one English dominant and the other Spanish domin…

Duoethnography in English Language Teaching Research, Reflection and Classroom Application

Edited by: Robert J. Lowe, Luke Lawrence | Paperback | 9781788927178

This book sets out duoethnography as a method of research, reflective practice and as a pedagogical approach in English Language Teaching (ELT). The book provides an introduction to the history of duoethnography and lays out its theoretical foundations.…

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The Role of Interpreting in Difficult International Negotiations

This month we are publishing Essays on Conference Interpreting by James Nolan. In this post the author explains the role of interpreting in difficult international negotiations. Commonalities and Groups Negotiating difficulty stems from adversarial positions between two countries or from distances between them in the global geopolitical arena that make it hard to bridge the … Continue reading The Role of Interpreting in Difficult International Negotiations

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