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Zielinska, Anna; Ksiezyk, Felicja – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
The main objective of the article is to illustrate how language ideologies and language management at the macro-level (state language policy), micro-level (in families) and meso-level (local communities) influence language change and the conceptualization of multilingualism of immigrants from Upper Silesia residing in Germany. Language biographies…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, Language Usage, Immigrants, Multilingualism
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Hopp, Holger; Kieseier, Teresa; Jakisch, Jenny; Sturm, Sarah; Thoma, Dieter – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
This paper reports findings of a project on pedagogical translanguaging (PTL) among 128 fourth-grade students learning English as a foreign language (EFL) in German primary schools. Over a period of six months, 20% of lesson time in EFL classes was devoted to multilingualism involving students' minority languages. In a control group pre-post-test…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Language Minorities, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Lorenz, Eliane; Hasai, Yevheniia; Siemund, Peter – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
Foreign language learners frequently use words from their previously acquired language(s) in the target language, especially if these languages are related (Ringbom, Håkan. 2001. Lexical transfer in L3 production. In Jasone Cenoz, Britta Hufeisen & Ulrike Jessner (eds.), "Cross-linguistic influence in third language acquisition:…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Second Language Learning, Transfer of Training, Psycholinguistics
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Gabriel, Christoph; Klinger, Thorsten; Usanova, Irina – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
We investigate the interrelations between pronunciation and writing skills in French as a foreign language produced by two groups of bilingual learners (German-Russian; German-Turkish) and a monolingually raised German control group (each n = 10). As an indicator of the learners' pronunciation skills, we refer to a perceptually relevant acoustic…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Spelling, Pronunciation, Correlation
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Brehmer, Bernhard; Steinbach, Dominika; Arifulin, Vladimir – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
The article focuses on whether and to which extent heritage bilinguals make use of their heritage language while developing receptive skills in unknown languages which are either related to the majority language or the heritage language. Thirty four adolescent heritage speakers of Russian and Polish and a control group of thirty three German…
Descriptors: Native Language, Slavic Languages, German, Bilingualism
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Gogolin, Ingrid; Schnoor, Birger; Usanova, Irina – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
Throughout an educational career, literacy skills become more elaborated. However, little is known about the development of reading and writing skills in foreign languages in adolescents. In this contribution, we focused on the development of language skills in the foreign languages English and French in Germany as measured by a C-Test. Hereby, we…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Literacy, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Zhang, Leticia-Tian; Zhao, Sumin – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2020
Diaspora vloggers--migrants who produce video blogs in the language of their home countries for a transnational diaspora community--have been a largely overlooked group in the studies of social media. This paper focuses on the unique role of Chinese diaspora vloggers during an unprecedented global event--the COVID-19 pandemic. Using manual keyword…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Social Media, Video Technology
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Dolowy-Rybinska, Nicole – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2020
This paper investigates how bilingual Upper Sorbian-German teachers who belong to the Sorbian speech community (Lusatia, Germany) introduce the minority language during German language lessons in an Upper Sorbian school. In Lusatia, as well as in Sorbian schools, bilingualism is not of equal character; minority language speakers are all bilingual…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Bilingual Teachers, Language Minorities, German
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Kirsch, Griseldis – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2019
In a market dominated by Hollywood, it is easy to overlook that the number of films (and televised productions) which are not in English is actually by far greater than those in English. However, although some non-English language film industries are vast, only a comparatively small number of productions are screened outside of their country of…
Descriptors: Films, Audiences, Translation, Cross Cultural Studies
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Schneider, Britta – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2017
This article scrutinises language discourse in transnational culture and considers theories on "reflexive modernity" (Beck et al. 2003) for analysis. I introduce symbolic meanings of language in transnational Communities of Practice constituted by salsa dance, where, depending on dance styles and on local, national and transnational…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Neoliberalism, Communities of Practice
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Grieve, Averil Marie – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2015
This study focuses on the relationships between host family success, social integration, length of stay and acquisition of adolescent language by students on extended international homestay programmes. Degree of adolescent language acquisition and integration is measured by use of two hallmarks of adolescent language: markers of approximation…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Correlation
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Sharma, Bal Krishna – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2015
This study presents an analysis of a Nepali comedian's dialect stylization in a stand-up comedy show performed for the diasporic Nepali community in Bochum, Germany. The analysis shows that through creative deployment of diverse linguistic practices of Nepali speakers, the comedian, Manoj Gajurel, engages in important identity work both in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dialects, Language Usage, Language Styles
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Budach, Gabriele – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2014
This article investigates the educational trajectories of young multilingual learners in Germany. Drawing on previous ethnographic research in a primary bilingual German-Italian Two-Way-Immersion classroom, this study examines the continuity and fragmentation of multilingual learning as they occur in the transition from primary to secondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multilingualism, Ethnography, Italian
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Gnutzmann, Claus; Jakisch, Jenny; Rabe, Frank – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2014
As a result of globalisation and the European integration process, identity concepts of young Europeans are becoming more and more diverse and possibly heterogeneous. The factors that influence the development of identity formation and impact on identity constructions are complex--but language seems to be of central importance. It is generally…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Official Languages, Language Role, English (Second Language)
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Androutsopoulos, Jannis – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2012
This paper examines representations of sociolinguistic difference in a German "ethnic comedy" as a means to contribute to a framework for the sociolinguistic study of film. Three levels of analysis of sociolinguistic difference in film are distinguished: repertoire analysis reconstructs the entirety of codes used in a film and their…
Descriptors: Sociolinguistics, Films, German, Ethnicity
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