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A World of Indigenous Languages Politics, Pedagogies and Prospects for Language Reclamation

Edited by: Teresa L. McCarty, Sheilah E. Nicholas, Gillian Wigglesworth | Paperback | 9781788923057

Spanning Indigenous settings in Africa, the Americas, Aotearoa/New Zealand, Australia, Central Asia and the Nordic countries, this book examines the multifaceted language reclamation work underway by Indigenous peoples throughout the world. Exploring political, historical, ideological, and pedagogical issues, the book foregrounds the dec…

Visualising Multilingual Lives More Than Words

Edited by: Paula Kalaja, Sílvia Melo-Pfeifer | Paperback | 9781788922593

This book brings together empirical studies from around the world to help readers gain a better understanding of multilinguals, ranging from small children to elderly people, and their lives. The chapters focus on the multilingual subjects’ identities and the ways in which they are discursively and/or visually constructed, and are …

Social Consequences of Testing for Language-minoritized Bilinguals in the United States

Author: Jamie L. Schissel | Paperback | 9781788922692

This book constructs a historical narrative to examine the social consequences of testing faced by language-minoritized bilinguals in the United States. These consequences are understood with respect to what language-minoritized bilinguals faced when they have sought (1) access to civic participation (2) entry into the United States, (3)…

Language Learning and Teaching in a Multilingual World

Author: Marie-Françoise Narcy-Combes, Jean-Paul Narcy-Combes, Julie McAllister, Malory Leclère, Grégory Miras | Hardback | 9781788922975

The majority of people around the world live in multilingual societies, and so it follows that plurilingualism should be considered normal. This book proposes a flexible and adaptive framework for designing and implementing language learning environments and tasks, which will be useful for practitioners working in classrooms where many l…

Gender, Neoliberalism and Distinction through Linguistic Capital Taiwanese Narratives of Struggle and Strategy

Author: Mark Fifer Seilhamer | Hardback | 9781788923019

This book presents the narratives of four Taiwanese young women, all proficient in English, set against the background of the dynamics of multilingualism in Taiwan. It chronicles their strategies and struggles when utilizing cultural goods – in this case their linguistic resources – to differentiate themselves within Taiwanes…

Early Language Learning and Teacher Education International Research and Practice

Edited by: Subhan Zein, Sue Garton | Paperback | 9781788922647

Language teacher education is widely identified as one of the most important areas that needs addressing in order to improve early language instruction, yet research into teacher education for early language teachers remains relatively sparse. This volume responds to this gap by compiling studies with diverse methodological tenets from a…

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Multilingualism As Lived Through Visual Means

This month we published Visualising Multilingual Lives edited by Paula Kalaja and Sílvia Melo-Pfeifer. In this post the editors explain how they used visual methodologies to examine multilinguals’ emotions and their expression of those emotions. It is only gradually being acknowledged that multilinguals, or people who use more than one language, form the majority of people in … Continue reading Multilingualism As Lived Through Visual Means

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