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Prieto-Arranz, Jose Igor; Juan-Garau, Maria; Jacob, Karen Lesley – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2013
The rise of English as an international language (EIL) has brought to light the needs of those who speak it as an additional language. This has in turn radically reshaped the role of culture in the EIL classroom, which may now aim at developing critical transcultural awareness. By reporting on a joint initiative undertaken by three schools in two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reflection, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
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Brown, Lucien – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2013
This article reports on the design, implementation and evaluation of an activity used to teach non-honorific speech styles through multimedia to a class of intermediate learners at a university in Europe. Although much emphasis has been placed in Korean language learning and teaching on the importance of honorific styles, my article reveals that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pragmatics, Korean, Second Language Learning
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Gandana, Isti; Parr, Graham – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2013
Influenced by contemporary research into the interconnectedness of language and culture, many Indonesian teacher education courses have introduced "new" subjects such as "Intercultural Communication" and "Cross-Cultural Understanding", hoping to unsettle their students' traditional assumptions that language is merely…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Intercultural Communication, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language)
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Moloney, Robyn Anne – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2013
Language pedagogy in Australia, North America and Europe has been influenced in the past 20 years by a sociocultural understanding of language and culture, which has asked teachers to adopt an intercultural approach, integrating critical cultural reflection within language learning. Due to the diversity of backgrounds, however, different groups of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Native Speakers, Chinese, Asians
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Chao, Tzu-Chia – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2013
With the global spread and use of English, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) professionals have become increasingly interested in intercultural learning. Comparatively few studies have been published, however, on the use of films in intercultural learning within the context of English as a foreign language (EFL) curricula in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods
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Macleroy, Vicky – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2013
This article investigates the premise that literary texts use language in aesthetic, imaginative and engaging ways that have considerable potential to extend the learning of bilingual pupils. It draws on research findings from a qualitative study that examined the value of developing pedagogic practices for emergent bilingual learners at the…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Bilingualism, Language Skills, Cognitive Ability
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Rui, Tao; Chew, Phyllis Ghim-Lian – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2013
This paper provides a snapshot of the manner in which English as a foreign language is taught in an elementary school in Helan County, China, in the nation's first decade of sweeping nation-wide educational reforms where English was first introduced as an official subject in 2001 and then as a compulsory subject in 2004. To cope with large classes…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary School Students, Second Language Learning, Language Usage
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Szecsi, Tunde; Szilagyi, Janka – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2012
The goal of this research was to explore thoroughly the perceptions of dispersed immigrant professionals and their bilingual and bicultural children regarding the place of new media technology in their lives. Open-ended interviewing and autoethnography were used to explore families' perceptions of the role of media technology in their children's…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Language Maintenance, Early Intervention, Interviews
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Novak-Lukanovic, Sonja; Limon, David – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2012
The historical background, political changes, migration processes, EU membership and the current socio-linguistic situation have all influenced language policy and language planning in Slovenia. This article presents the most important aspects of language policy in Slovenia with a focus on the concept of linguistic diversity. The ethnic make-up of…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Bilingual Education, Language Role, Foreign Countries
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Weber, Jean-Jacques; Horner, Kristine – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2012
In line with recent calls for a historicising of discourse analysis, this paper provides an account of language-in-education policies in Luxembourg since the creation of the Luxembourgish state in the early nineteenth century. We briefly expound the Luxembourgish language situation and educational system, and critically discuss the contemporary…
Descriptors: Educational History, Multilingualism, Discourse Analysis, Foreign Countries
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O Laoire, Muiris – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2012
The formulation of a languages-in-education policy (LEP) in Ireland illustrates some challenges at the macro- and micro-levels. A clamour for policy has reverberated through language education institutions in Ireland within the last decade. This paper explores and discusses: (1) the trajectory of an LEP in Ireland from initial formulation to…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, Language Planning, Official Languages, Multilingualism
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Jorgensen, J. Normann – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2012
Formulations of linguistic rights in European official documents reveal important ideological characteristics of the thinking about language in European societies. These ideologies have important consequences for the language policies and education policies pursued by authorities and for the norms of language use promoted by education systems and…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Ideology, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Gorter, Durk – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2012
This paper deals with the role of researchers in the development of language policies for European minority languages. This question is placed in the context of a long-standing debate in sociology to which several authors have contributed; among them are Max Weber, Howard Becker and Alvin Gouldner. This article also briefly refers to the European…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Language Planning, Researchers, Language Research
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Johnson, Fern L. – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2012
The focus of this paper is on US language policy statements that govern the priorities for teaching languages other than English in public schools and the language ideologies implied by specific management moves by the federal government to regulate language education, starting with the Bilingual Education Act (BEA) of 1968. Following introductory…
Descriptors: Language Planning, National Security, Federal Legislation, Bilingual Education
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Heo, Misook; Stoffa, Rosa; Kush, Joseph C. – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2012
This study explores factors related to the language learning strategies of second language learners, specifically Generation 1.5 Korean immigrant students--the seventh-largest and one of the fastest growing foreign-born groups in the USA. Participants in this study were members of the Korean communities located in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia who…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Evidence, Immigrants, Validity
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