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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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Ding, Seong Lin; Chee, Wei Han – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2023
Language problems and language barriers are challenges facing not only immigrants but also minorities and people in rural/semirural areas. This study examines individuals' bi- and multilingual repertoires, language practices and attitudes in a Hokkien-speaking community in Kangar, a semirural town of northern Malaysia bordering Thailand. Through…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Bilingual Education, Multilingualism, Language Minorities
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Bull, Tove; Huss, Leena; Lindgren, Anna-Riitta – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2023
The research question of the present paper is the following: to what degree (if any) is gender relevant as an explanatory factor in, firstly, the process of assimilation and later, the process of (re)vitalisation of indigenous and minority languages in northern Fenno-Scandia (the North Calotte)? The assimilation of the ethnic groups in question…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Language Usage, Sociolinguistics, Language Minorities
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Golachowska, Ewa; Ostrówka, Malgorzata – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2023
This article is based on texts recorded during field studies carried out in Daugavpils in the summer of 2019. It compares the language of two representatives of older-generation intelligentsia and juxtaposes the findings with materials from an unpublished doctoral thesis by Malgorzata Ostrówka "Wspólczesna polszczyzna mówiona na Lotwie"…
Descriptors: Polish, Language Minorities, Foreign Countries, Dialects
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Phanthaphoommee, Narongdej; Ungsitipoonporn, Siripen – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2023
This research examines the Thai and English translation equivalents of Northern Khmer ethnobotanical terms and the corresponding translation strategies, along with the translators' reflections on their role as language revitalisation agents. The ultimate purpose of this translation effort is to provide a knowledge base for Northern Khmer learners…
Descriptors: Translation, Language Maintenance, Austro Asiatic Languages, Thai
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Campbell, Akua Asantewaa; Anderson, Jemima Asabea – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2023
This paper examines the determinant factors motivating language choice in churches in coastal Accra, an area characterized by a high degree of urbanization and multilingualism. As this region is also ethnically Gã, we survey the attitudes of Gã congregants to the use of other languages in their churches, bearing in mind the pressure faced by Gã…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Churches, Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge
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Christina Hedman; Ulrika Magnusson – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2023
This paper explores the role of collaborative teacher agency in facilitating translingual adjustments in a linguistically diverse primary school in Sweden. We focus on three multicompetent language teachers, who taught minoritized languages in the marginalized Mother Tongue (MT) subject, Modern Languages, and offered Multilingual Study Mentoring.…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Multilingualism, Native Language, Elementary School Students
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Rácz, Krisztina – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2022
The case study of the article is translanguaging as an educational strategy in preparation for the graduation exam in Romanian language and literature in a Hungarian school in Miercurea Ciuc/Csíkszereda, Romania. Romanian language competence scores are at the bottom of national rankings in this Hungarian-majority town in Szeklerland. Students who…
Descriptors: Romance Languages, Hungarian, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Tamleh, Hadis; Rezaei, Saeed; Boivin, Nettie – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2022
Minority language studies have received increasing attention over the last decade in Iran. Drawing on Spolsky's (Spolsky, Bernard. 2004. "Language policy." Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) language policy theoretical framework, this inquiry reports on the language ideologies, practices, and management efforts of an under-explored…
Descriptors: Family Relationship, Language Maintenance, Indo European Languages, Bilingualism
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Torsh, Hanna Irving – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2022
Maintaining heritage languages is frequently desired by migrants to continue cultural and social connections to family and identity. However, in imagined monolingual nations such as Australia, efforts to transmit minority languages are seen as a private matter and largely unsupported. Transmission of culture and language is also frequently seen as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Native Language, Language Maintenance, Immigrants
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Gawne, Lauren; Roche, Gerald; Gamble, Ruth – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
This paper draws on song texts from two corpora of Syuba, a Southern Tibetic language of Nepal. The songs have rich, interlinking themes relevant to language, identity and the situated context of Syuba people. We draw upon the texts to illustrate themes of identity, relationship, language, development and space. This analysis is grounded in an…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Self Concept, Language Minorities, Sino Tibetan Languages
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Beiler, Ingrid Rodrick – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
Translanguaging has gained prominence as a way to understand multilingual practices and draw on these in additional language teaching, but questions remain regarding its application in various educational contexts. This study investigates the significance of translanguaging across instructional settings by comparing discourses of markedness in…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Kubota, Ryuko – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
The impact of neoliberalism on language education has recently attracted scholars' attention. Linguistic entrepreneurship is a conceptual lens through which neoliberal implications for language learning and use can be investigated. This commentary offers comments on common threads of themes running through the four articles in this special issue.…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Lo Bianco, Joseph – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
This contribution discusses some links between the linguistics and the economics of the spirit of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurialism. Whether it is individuals or various social groupings, or even entire societies, a review of policies promoting self-investment in language ability links to a neoliberal economic and political ethos of…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Entrepreneurship, Moral Values, Linguistics
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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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