NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Education Level
Higher Education33
Postsecondary Education26
Secondary Education1
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
International English…1
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 33 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hansen Edwards, Jette G. – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2018
The study employs a case study approach to examine the impact of educational backgrounds on nine Hong Kong tertiary students' English and Cantonese language practices and identifications as native speakers of English and Cantonese. The study employed both survey and interview data to probe the participants' English and Cantonese language use at…
Descriptors: Native Speakers, Language of Instruction, Sino Tibetan Languages, Self Concept
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Takei, Noriko; Burdelski, Matthew – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2018
This article explores the construction and shifting of "expert" and "novice" roles between and within two languages (Japanese and English). Taking a language socialization perspective while drawing upon insights from conversation analysis on epistemics in interaction, it analyzes seven hours of audio recordings of dinnertime…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Family Relationship, Bilingualism, Language Usage
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Subtirelu, Nicholas Close – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2017
Institutions of higher education (HEIs) in English-speaking countries have been engaged in internationalization for decades. Among the many factors driving their internationalization are commitments to increasing and celebrating diversity as well as a desire to foster cross-cultural cooperation. Nonetheless, the linguistic diversity of their…
Descriptors: Teaching Assistants, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Applied Linguistics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
ONeill, Gary Thomas – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2017
This ethnographic case study examines the factors that contribute to multilingual choices and the construction of identities in a linguistically diverse family within a linguistically diverse city, Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Based on interviews with a female Emirati in her early thirties, the article examines this young woman's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Ethnic Diversity, Cultural Pluralism
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bischoff, Shannon – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2017
The goal of this paper was to address the question, "Have the austerity measures enacted due to the global economic crisis impacted student enrollments at the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez?" as Rodríguez (2011. "Social protest and the future of Higher Education in Puerto Rico." "Academe" 97(4).…
Descriptors: Barriers, English (Second Language), Private Colleges, Costs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gu, Michelle – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2017
This paper, drawing on the notion of symbolic competence and insights from complexity theory, investigates the multilingual practices of university students in group discussions. The data analysis reveals that the protagonists' language uses index the various ways in which their rehearsal of potential identities, language ideologies, histories,…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Intercultural Communication, College Students, Communication Strategies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
van Mulken, Margot; Hendriks, Berna – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2017
This paper reports on an experimental study investigating alternative communication modes to English as a Lingua Franca. The purpose was to examine the effectiveness of different modes of communication and to gain insight in communication strategies used by interlocutors to solve referential conflicts. Findings show that ELF may not necessarily be…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Computer Mediated Communication, Official Languages, English (Second Language)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sherman, Tamah; Homolác, Jirí – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2017
Language brokering (LB) practices are a widespread phenomenon in transnational communities. This paper aims to add to the description and analysis of these practices within a community which has not been extensively studied--the Vietnamese in the Czech Republic, as well as show how LB is embedded in other sociolinguistic aspects of community life.…
Descriptors: Translation, Code Switching (Language), Immigrants, Vietnamese People
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dovchin, Sender – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2017
Drawing on offline and online casual interactions in the context of youth in Mongolia, on the Asian periphery, this article looks at youth mixed language practices from the perspective of "linguascapes" in order to capture the current flows of transnational linguistic resources in relation to other social landscapes. The study seeks to…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Global Approach, Sociolinguistics, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Choi, Lee Jin – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2017
The process of globalization, along with the advent of Internet technology, has resulted in the increasing presence of written mixed-language discourses produced and used by multilinguals in online spaces (e. g. online chat, instant messaging, and online discussion boards). Despite the fact that multilingual texts have become more visible and…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Language Attitudes, Multilingualism, Ethnography
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Zhu, Weihua – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2017
Little research has focused on extended concurrent speech, unexpected floor taking, or topic switching, since it has been deemed rare (Schegloff 2000. "Overlapping talk and the organization of turn-taking for conversation." "Language in Society" 29(1). 1-63.) or inappropriate (Goldberg 1990." Interrupting the discourse on…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Usage, Communities of Practice, Interviews
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Nurmi, Arja – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2016
Translating multilingual texts is still a new field of inquiry. Transplanting a text where the function of embraced multilingual practices is strongly related to local ethnic identities can provide challenges for translators and readers alike. This study discusses the translation strategies adopted by second-year translation students on an…
Descriptors: Translation, Malayo Polynesian Languages, Multilingualism, Case Studies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Negretti, Raffaella; Garcia-Yeste, Miguel – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2015
Research on the role of language in multilingual workplaces, where English is often adopted as a lingua franca (ELF), shows that language practices influence socialization and interpersonal communication, frequently creating issues such as asymmetrical sharing of information, language clusters, or thin communication. Similarly to other…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Work Environment
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Placencia, María Elena; Fuentes Rodríguez, Catalina; Palma-Fahey, María – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2015
Nominal and pronominal address forms, which play a central role in the construction of interpersonal relations (cf. Bargiela et al. 2002; Clyne et al. 2009), have been the focus of attention in different linguistics subfields for several decades now. Less attention, however, has been paid to these forms from a variational pragmatics (Schneider and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Relationship, Role Playing, Spanish
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Farenkia, Bernard Mulo – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2015
Descriptions of regional pragmatic variation in French are lacking to date the focus has been on a limited range of speech acts, including apologies, requests, compliments and responses to compliments. The present paper, a systematic analysis of invitation refusals across regional varieties of French, is designed to add to the research on…
Descriptors: French, Pragmatics, Language Variation, Foreign Countries
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3