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Marie-Eve Bouchard – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2024
Teachers play an essential role in fostering linguistic security in their classrooms. The aim of this study is to identify the language ideologies articulated by teachers in the Francophone schools of the English-dominant context of British Columbia (Canada) in order to explore how the different practices they implement to foster the use of French…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, Language Usage, French, English (Second Language)
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Bourhis, Richard Y.; Sioufi, Rana – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2017
This article analyses how language laws favouring French improved the vitality of the Francophone majority relative to the declining Anglophone minority of Quebec. Part one provides a review of Canadian Government efforts to provide federal bilingual services to Francophones and Anglophones across Canada. Using the ethnolinguistic vitality…
Descriptors: Language Planning, French, Official Languages, Bilingualism
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Peltz, Rakhmiel – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2017
In the contemporary world, language, at the heart of all human communication, has experienced social change in new ways. Previously distant groups communicate with each other both because of new migrations and as a result of the use of the Internet and digital media. Intimate communication has been shaken to the core as a result of screen usage on…
Descriptors: Activism, Multilingualism, Foreign Countries, Language Maintenance
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Allan, Kori – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2016
This article traces how a language and soft skills training approach to Canadian immigrant integration emerged with Canada's shift towards a post-industrial tertiary economy. In this economy, soft skills index characteristics of ideal workers that fit the needs of Canada's post-Fordist labour regime. It examines how skills' training is not viewed…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Immigrants, Social Integration, Communication Skills
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McLaughlin, Mireille – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2016
The "multilingual turn" brings questions of language ownership to the forefront of debates about linguistic minority governance. Acadian minority cultural producers construct language ownership using multiple languages and targeting multilingual publics, but use ideologies of monolingualism to situate Acadian authenticity in place and…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Multilingualism, Governance, Monolingualism
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Oakes, Leigh – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2010
In recent years, there has been a resurgence of fears concerning the status of English in Quebec. Unlike in the past, many now claim that it is francophones themselves who risk undermining the achievements of 30 years of successful status planning. The finger is pointed in particular at young francophones, accused of adopting an unfettered…
Descriptors: Language Role, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), French Canadians