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Rubino, Antonia – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2022
In this article I adopt a family language policy approach and a diachronic perspective to explore how the dialect-Italian dynamics unfolds differently within different cohorts of Italian migrants due to the hierarchical position of the two heritage languages. I highlight three main issues that emerge across time in the language policies in the…
Descriptors: Italian, Language Usage, Family Relationship, Immigrants
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Ellis, Elizabeth Margaret; Sims, Margaret – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2022
A key factor that has been found to be critical in shaping family language policy is parents' linguistic identities, or "parents' personal experiences with bilingualism, biculturalism or second language learning" (King, Kendall A. & Lyn Fogle. 2006. Bilingual parenting as good parenting: Parents' perspectives on family language…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Parent Attitudes, Family Environment, Language Usage
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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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Lising, Loy – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2022
Filipino migrants are the fifth largest migrant community in Australia. Filipino migration to the country has been driven by socioeconomic and political factors in both the Philippines and Australia. Against this context, this paper investigates heritage language maintenance practices of Filipino migrant families by using a 2019 interview-based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Migrants, Language Maintenance, Monolingualism
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Choi, Lee Jin – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
While quality English language education is not equally accessible in many EFL countries, neoliberalism and its ideology of language as a neutral skill that everyone can acquire has obscured inequalities caused by the heavy emphasis on English as a dominant world language. Using South Korea as an example, I examine how individuals, especially…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Social Class
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Rottmann, Susan Beth; Nimer, Maissam – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
This paper sheds light on Syrian refugee women's negotiation strategies in language learning classrooms and in their broader social contexts from an intersectional perspective. Drawing on in-depth interviews and focus groups complemented by participatory observation in language classes, we use a post-structuralist approach to examine gendered…
Descriptors: Turkish, Second Language Learning, Sex Role, Females
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Mori, Junko; Shima, Chiharu – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
The current study examines how Japanese and international care workers at a geriatric healthcare facility in Japan manage one of the most fundamental elements of handover interactions -- person reference and recognition to identify a particular care receiver and discuss their specific conditions and needs. By using Conversation analysis (CA) as a…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Geriatrics, Health Services, Discourse Analysis
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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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Li, Wendy; De Costa, Peter I. – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
The global spread of English has made it the dominant language in academic publishing (Hyland, Ken. 2015. "Academic Publishing: Issues and Challenges in the Construction of Knowledge." Oxford: Oxford University Press). Influenced by enterprise culture, scholars from peripheral non-Western countries face mounting pressure to publish in…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Writing for Publication, Foreign Nationals, International Cooperation
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Phyak, Prem; Sharma, Bal Krishna – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
This article explores how the ideologies of neoliberal linguistic entrepreneurship have created ethical tensions and contentious affects among Indigenous communities in promoting multilingualism and multilingual education. Taking the case of Nepal, our goal is to show how imperatives and characteristics that are articulated as key parts of…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Entrepreneurship, Multilingualism, Ethnography
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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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De Costa, Peter I.; Park, Joseph Sung-Yul; Wee, Lionel – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
This introduction builds on De Costa et al.'s (2016], [2019) notion of linguistic entrepreneurship, which is defined as "the act of aligning with the moral imperative to strategically exploit language-related resources for enhancing one's worth in the world" (2016: 696). The four empirical studies and two critical commentaries that…
Descriptors: Sociolinguistics, Applied Linguistics, Language Planning, Neoliberalism
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Lomeu Gomes, Rafael – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
This article derives from a three-year ethnographic project carried out in Norway focusing on language practices of Brazilian families raising their children multilingually. Analyses of interview data with two Brazilian parents demonstrate the relevance of examining intersectionally the participants' orientation to categorisations such as social…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Family Relationship, Epistemology, Foreign Countries
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