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Tsang, Art – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2020
This mixed-methods study explored learners' perceptions of ten L1 and L2 English accents. These participants (n = 97) were bilinguals who spoke English as a first/second language. From the experiments, the findings showed that the L1 accents, although overall viewed more positively than the L2 ones, were not perceived consistently in: suitability…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Dialects
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Shin, Jee-Young; Dixon, L. Quentin; Choi, Yunkyeong – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2020
This article aims to provide a comprehensive perspective on the use of first language (L1) in foreign language (FL) classrooms by reviewing recently published empirical literature from 2011 through 2018. The article focuses on literature relevant to four key areas: (1) extent and impact of L1 use; (2) factors influencing L1 and second language…
Descriptors: Native Language, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Code Switching (Language)
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Marton, Eniko; MacIntyre, Peter D. – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2020
In bilingual settings, the communication between majority and minority language speakers usually takes place in the majority language. This paper examines whether majority language speakers, who receive positive feedback from minority language speakers when accommodating to them, use the minority language more frequently for authentic purposes. We…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Native Speakers, Second Language Learning, Bilingualism
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Rowland, Leonie; Murray, Neil – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2020
This article reports on a small-scale qualitative study designed to explore lecturers' and students' experiences of teaching and learning on a recently-implemented MSc programme in Biomedical Sciences taught in the medium of English at an Italian university. A focus group format was employed to interview twelve students on the programme, and…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, English (Second Language), Language of Instruction
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Wu, Xi – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2020
In recent years, increasing numbers of Chinese international secondary school students have come to study in Canada. Upon arriving in their international context, their academic studies are influenced by socio-economic and cultural forces circulating between the home and host spaces of China and Canada. This paper delves into the economic,…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Neoliberalism, Ethnography, Foreign Students
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Sari, Betty Tjipta; Chasiotis, Athanasios; van de Vijver, Fons J. R.; Bender, Michael – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2020
We investigated how the knowledge and usage of two languages relate to sociocultural adjustment in bilingual adolescent samples from three ethnic groups in Indonesia (214 Javanese, 108 Toraja, and 195 Chinese adolescents; 272 females; M[subscript age] = 14.33 years). We tested a model specifying that the vocabulary knowledge of each language…
Descriptors: Asians, Ethnic Groups, Language Usage, Sociocultural Patterns
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Nehring, James – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2020
The purpose of this study was to examine contrasting managerial approaches to cultural diversity in secondary schools in Northern Ireland and understand the influence of different approaches on school culture and student attitudes. Northern Ireland has a long-standing history of conflict between Protestant and Catholic cultural groups, which has…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, School Administration, School Culture, Student Attitudes
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Fritz, Erik; Murao, Junko – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2020
This case study examines the goals of 13 Japanese graduate students who studied abroad, and situates those goals in the larger context of Japanese society. The study abroad objectives of the Japanese government and some Japanese universities are compared and problematised. The authors conducted three interviews of each study abroad participant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Student Educational Objectives, Student Attitudes
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Lee, Ju Seong; Lee, Kilryoung – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
This study examined perceptions of English as an International Language (EIL) by Korean English-major and non-English-major students. It also investigated factors that influenced their perceptions. The EIL Perception Scale was employed to assess two dimensions of EIL (i.e. varieties of English [VE] and strategies for multilingual/multicultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Majors (Students), Nonmajors, English (Second Language)
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Sugita-McEown, Maya; McEown, Kristopher – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
The current study had two objectives: (a) to quantitatively investigate whether Japanese language learners of English have inclusive second language (L2) self-related motivations, and how inclusive L2 self-related motivations contribute to English learning effort and self-rated English ability, and (b) to qualitatively examine how Japanese…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Parent Child Relationship, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Petreñas, Cristina; Ianos, Adelina; Sansó, Clara; Huguet, Ángel – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
We analyse the influence of attending or not attending classes of the language of origin in self-identification and in life-satisfaction. In addition, we analyse how these elements are related to the perception of integration of young immigrants of Romanian origin in a multilingual and multicultural context like that of Catalonia (Spain). We…
Descriptors: Correlation, Life Satisfaction, Immigrants, Foreign Countries
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Eisenchlas, Susana A.; Michael, Rowan B. – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
Sociolinguistic research on language attitudes has revealed that non-standard accented speakers are usually perceived more negatively than members of the dominant speech community. Few studies, however, have examined whether a speaker's ethnicity, evidenced by nonlinguistic factors such as appearance, may play a role in listeners' perception of…
Descriptors: Sociolinguistics, Ethnicity, Pronunciation, College Faculty
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Moratinos-Johnston, Sofía; Ballester Brage, LLuís; Juan-Garau, Maria; Salazar-Noguera, Joana – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
Attitudes and motivation seem decisive in successful language learning (Dörnyei, Csizér, and Németh 2006. "Motivation, Language Attitudes and Globalisation: A Hungarian Perspective." Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.). Research in Spanish multilingual contexts analysing the influence of the L1 on attitudes and motivation to learn foreign…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Learning Motivation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Preece, Siân – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
As universities in the Anglophone world attend to operating on a global stage, linguistic diversity in the sector has intensified. Historically, higher education has adopted language-as-problem orientations to managing linguistic diversity, viewing multilingual repertoires largely as an obstacle. An emerging body of work informed by…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Self Concept, Higher Education, Multilingualism
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De Backer, Fauve; Slembrouck, Stef; Van Avermaet, Piet – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
A challenge in designing tests is ensuring fairness for all test takers. Pupils who are not yet sufficiently proficient in the language of schooling taking a test that was designed for native speakers is unfair, since they will not be able to demonstrate their true abilities (Abedi, J., and C. Lord. 2001. "The Language Factor in Mathematics…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Testing Accommodations, Mathematics Tests, Culture Fair Tests
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