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Starks, Donna; Willoughby, Louisa – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2015
Recent years have seen a backlash against multiculturalism in many Western countries and increasing calls to restrict migration and citizenship rights to those who can pass language tests. This paper explores the sentiment of high school students who were born and raised in Australia towards issues of language and migration, including the need for…
Descriptors: Dialects, Foreign Countries, High School Students, Student Attitudes
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McMillan, Kathleen – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2008
Students enter higher education with multiple identities that reflect their social, ethnic and cultural origins. Students from minority ethnic groups (as opposed to "new immigrant" or international students) straddle more than one cultural and language setting. This paper reports a Scottish study which suggests that, as university…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Reading Comprehension, Higher Education, Ethnic Groups