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Feng, Anwei; Adamson, Bob – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
In mainland China, most ethnic minority students today face the challenge of learning three languages in schools, namely, their home language (L1), Mandarin Chinese (L2) and a foreign language, usually English (L3). Research into trilingual education for minority groups has been most active since the turn of the twenty-first century. This paper…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Language Planning, Foreign Countries, Multilingualism
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Kim, Dohun; Koh, Taejin – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
The transition to student-centred learning, advances in teleconferencing tools, and active international student exchange programmes have stimulated tandem learning in many parts of the world. This pedagogical model is based on a mutual language exchange between tandem partners, where each student is a native speaker in the language the…
Descriptors: Translation, Cultural Awareness, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Forrest, James; Dandy, Justine – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
Much is known about immigrants' majority language proficiency in the first (immigrant) generation. Less is understood of differences in linguistic shift compared with heritage language retention in subsequent generations. Focusing on Sydney, Australia's largest "EthniCity," we build on Clyne and Kipp's (1999. "Pluricentric Languages…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Immigrants
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Savski, Kristof – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
This paper examines the ecology of Slovene in the twentieth century by focusing on two key emergent themes. It focuses firstly on monolingualism as a key goal for Slovene language planners, starting with their efforts to create a standard language with no German influences in the nineteenth century, and continuing in their work to prevent…
Descriptors: Slavic Languages, Social Change, Economic Factors, Language Attitudes
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Vajta, Katharina – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
This study examines how language choice in epitaphs in Alsatian cemeteries mirrors language shifts in Alsace, a region in Eastern France that changed nationalities between France and Germany four times between 1870 and 1945. Language choice on tombstones was expected to be made according to the language of the ruling power, but the results show…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Language Usage, French, German
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Gearing, Nigel; Roger, Peter – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
This study investigated the willingness of 14 English-speaking EFL instructors living and working in South Korea to invest in practices connected with learning and using the Korean language. A model of investment for the "new world order" (Darvin, R., and B. Norton. 2015. "Identity and a Model of Investment in Applied…
Descriptors: Korean, Self Concept, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Sebba, Mark – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
The 2011 Census in England broke new ground, as a question about language had never previously been asked. After stakeholder consultations and a series of trials, the census authority decided on two questions based on earlier censuses in the USA: one about the respondent's "main language" and another about proficiency in English. This…
Descriptors: Census Figures, Foreign Countries, Language Proficiency, English
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Hsu, Hui-ju – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
This study adopted both indirect and direct methods to probe into Taiwanese people's attitudes towards Taigi. The indirect method involved a verbal guise experiment with four Taigi speakers--Old-H (higher competence), Old-L (lower competence), Young- H, and Young-L. Participants, including old and young, must complete a questionnaire indirectly…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, Alienation, Age Differences, Foreign Countries
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Cavar, Franziska; Tytus, Agnieszka Ewa – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
While making a decision facing a moral conflict, does your answer vary depending on whether you use your first language or later learned second language? A previous study conducted by Costa, Albert, Alice Foucart, Sayuri Hayakawa, Melina Aparici, Jose Apesteguia, Joy Heafner, Boaz Keysar, and Mariano Sigman [2014. "Your Morals Depend on…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Second Language Learning, Language Proficiency, Acculturation
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Schreiber, Laurentia; Sitaridou, Ioanna – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
We assess the sociolinguistic vitality of Romeyka, the only Asia Minor Greek variety, which, albeit endangered, is still spoken in the Black Sea region, Turkey (historically known as Pontus), by means of nine extralinguistic (i.e. sociological) and sociolinguistic factors, specially tailored for the situation of Romeyka. Our current vitality…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Turkish, Greek, Sociolinguistics
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Soler, Josep; Björkman, Beyza; Kuteeva, Maria – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
As universities seek to become more international, their need to engage with a wider range of languages, particularly English, seems more prominent. At the same time, universities are also regarded by many stakeholders as key institutions to preserve a given national language and culture. This apparent tension makes universities a fruitful ground…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Language of Instruction, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Bezcioglu-Goktolga, Irem; Yagmur, Kutlay – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
This study investigated the family language policy of second-generation Turkish immigrant families in the Netherlands by exploring their language ideologies, practices, and management strategies. Using an ethnographic approach, data were collected through a set of observations and interviews with 20 families. Transcriptions of interviews and memos…
Descriptors: Turkish, Immigrants, Family Environment, Language Usage
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Schneider, Cindy – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
Understanding dialect loss is informative for language loss, yet dialect attrition remains relatively understudied. Suru Kavian is an endangered dialect of Pentecost Island, Vanuatu. Drawing from language recordings, interviews, and observations, this paper explores the relationship between linguistic ideologies about Suru Kavian (what members of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Skill Attrition, Language Maintenance, Dialects
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Fuentes, Ronald; Gómez Soler, Inmaculada – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
As a result of internationalisation, many universities have developed policies that encourage publications in English. This study explores this issue by examining multilingual scholars' experiences of publishing policies in an Anglophone context and more specifically within the discipline of foreign languages--an inherently plurilingual discipline…
Descriptors: Faculty Publishing, College Faculty, Multilingualism, English (Second Language)
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Demie, Feyisa – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
English as an additional language (EAL) and language diversity attract much interest amongst policymakers and educationists; yet little is known about the performance in English schools of EAL pupils who are not fluent in English and speak different languages at home. The findings of the aggregated data confirm that EAL pupils achieved less well…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Educational Policy, Academic Achievement
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