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Clara Molina – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2024
Language ideologies are a powerful way of perpetuating inequalities, as peripheralized speakers who have internalized the lack of legitimacy attributed to them often end up reproducing censure rather than resisting it. Foregrounding the affective dimension, this paper explores the role of shame as a fulcrum articulating the individual with the…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Language Variation, Language Attitudes, Intervention
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Park, Mi Yung; Chung, Katalina – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2023
This narrative case study examines the identity development of two mixed-heritage (Korean/White and Korean/Japanese) university students in relation to Korean as a heritage language (HL) in New Zealand. The narratives of the two participants (Mia and Hannah) revealed that they grew up with different levels of exposure to the HL, which impacted…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Heritage Education, Self Concept, Korean
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Anzures, Aldo; Kvietok, Frances – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2023
Language revitalization efforts have been critiqued for creating and reproducing linguistic, epistemological, and pedagogical hierarchies that might run counter to a community's needs and interests. Drawing on a seven-year ethnographic and collaborative research with the Maya cultural promoters of the Caste War Museum in Tihosuco, Mexico, we…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, American Indian Languages, Ethnography, War
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Soulaimani, Dris – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2023
This research discusses language ideologies in Amazigh/Berber in Morocco. It analyzes Amazigh activists' views on the process of Amazigh standardization, including dialect unification, script selection and reclaiming of Amazigh identity. Drawing on findings in the study of language ideologies and discourse analysis, this paper examines interviews…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Attitudes, Language Usage, Afro Asiatic Languages
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Birnie-Smith, Jessica – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2023
Variationist researchers are increasingly adopting intersectionality approaches to analyse identity-linked practice. However, the field of sociolinguistic variation is yet to embrace the full ramifications of intersectionality as an analytical framework. The current paper offers a new method for integrating intersectional approaches into…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups, Asians, Foreign Countries
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Duman Çakir, Irem – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2023
The Maybachufer Market is an urban street market in Berlin-Neukölln that constitutes a highly diverse urban context by bringing together people of different social, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds. Through linguistic ethnography, this paper explores the negotiation of various resources in everyday communicative practices and activities of…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Ethnography, Foreign Countries, Urban Areas
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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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Hippi, Kaarina; Lehto, Liisa-Maria – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2023
This paper discusses how persons of multicultural backgrounds describe in interviews their everyday experiences when using Finnish. The focus is on categories of linguistic (non)belonging described in interview interactions. The data consist of 23 single and pair interviews of 33 informants in total and come from two interview datasets. Data are…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Pluralism, Finno Ugric Languages, Language Usage
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Vitorio, Raymund – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2023
New citizens are typically characterized as people who occupy an estuarial position between the global and the local: to simultaneously become authentic to their global provenience and rooted in their new local societies, they are expected to cautiously partake in processes of differentiation as they construct their identities. This article…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Pragmatics, Semiotics, Foreign Countries
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Sultana, Shaila; Bolander, Brook – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2022
The paper foregrounds analysis of the significance of English in individual and collective life in relation to a myriad of feelings that religious and ethnic minorities experience in South and Central Asia within their multilingual ecology. The data reveal an entangling of varied yet coexisting emotions on the part of these minorities in…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Case Studies, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Mazzaferro, Gerardo – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2022
Translanguaging has now become central to a sociolinguistics that foregrounds globalization and mobility as key concepts for grasping human beings' capacity to engage with and draw on both multiple linguistic -- including named languages -- and semiotic resources dynamically and in combination for the purpose of meaning-making (García, Ofelia…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Language Usage, Second Language Learning, Native Language
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Alvarado Pavez, Gabriel – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2022
This article is a succinct approach to Mapudungun language ideologies and their development within the political and economic context of 21st century Chile. Social media have empowered Mapudungun language activists and intellectuals and helped them create digital communities, some with hundreds of thousands of followers, from which they establish…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, American Indian Languages, Language Planning, Foreign Countries
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Bouchard, Marie-Eve – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2022
In São Tomé and Príncipe, the language shift toward Portuguese is resulting in the endangerment of the native creoles of the island. These languages have been considered of low value in Santomean society since the mid-twentieth century. But when Santomeans are members of a diaspora, their perceptions of these languages, especially Forro, change in…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, Portuguese, Creoles, Language Skill Attrition
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Johnsen, Ragni Vik – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2022
This article explores playfulness and creativity in translingual family interactions. In particular, it focuses on how and to what ends adolescents mobilize multilingual resources in family interactions. It investigates the cases of two multilingual families with adolescent children (13-18 years old). The families have different linguistic…
Descriptors: Creativity, Metalinguistics, Family Relationship, Spanish
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Taylor-Leech, Kerry – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2022
This paper uses a transnational lens to discuss findings from a longitudinal study of the home literacy practices of linguistically diverse immigrant families. The paper draws on the experiences of three families to show how literacy events and practices index and mediate immigrants' identities as they settle into the host community. Observations,…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Family Literacy, Immigrants, Self Concept
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