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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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Dijkstra, Bianca E.; Coler, Matt; Redeker, Gisela – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
Although international truckers are essential to the European supply chain, we know little about how they deal with their frequent multilingual workplace interactions. This paper examines the effects of participants' Individual Multilingual Repertoires (Pitzl, Marie-Luise. 2016. World Englishes and creative idioms in English as a lingua franca.…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Work Environment, Indo European Languages, Polish
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Horesh, Uri – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
The 1948 war created a new situation in Palestine. Palestinians became dispersed across political borders that had not existed before, and these borders continued to change in different ways into the 21st century. In many respects, these political borders have had notable linguistic effects, introducing bilingualism and multilingualism for some…
Descriptors: Dialects, War, Self Concept, Political Influences
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Xu, Han – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
This study explores interpreters' role performance, lawyers' reactions to interpreters' performance, and the perceptions and expectations of the interpreter role among these two groups of professionals. It adopts an ethnographic approach to generate data from observations made in Australia of 20 authentic interpreted lawyer-client interviews and…
Descriptors: Translation, Ethics, Interviews, Lawyers
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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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Ahmad, Rizwan; Hillman, Sara – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
This study examines the communication strategies employed by Qatar's government in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The study contributes to a growing body of work on the sociolinguistics of crisis communication. We focus on the use of South and Southeast Asian languages, spoken largely by blue-collar migrant workers, which are often seen as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Usage, Interpersonal Communication, Information Dissemination
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Berecz, Ágoston – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
Dualist Hungary (1867-1918) was the linguistically most diverse would-be nation-state in the long nineteenth century, with less than half of its citizens speaking Hungarian as their home language and more than two-fifths being ignorant of it. The Nationalities Act of 1868 accommodated the language of court proceedings to that of the parties, but…
Descriptors: Hungarian, Court Litigation, Legislation, Nationalism
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Haimovich, Gregory; Márquez Mora, Herlinda – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
This paper is based on the data collected during fieldwork in the northern part of Mexico's state of Puebla in 2018-2019. During that period, there was a need to gather information that would serve as a starting point for the participatory-action research project in San Miguel Tenango, a village where the majority of people speak Nahuatl as their…
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, Native Language, Participatory Research, Action Research
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Ito, Rika – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
This paper analyzes metalinguistic comments of two young Hmong Americans in the Minneapolis-St Paul area regarding their identity negotiation using tactics of intersubjectivity (Bucholtz & Hall 2004a, 2004b, 2005), the notion of brought-along identity (Williams 2008) and Zhang's (2017) sociohistorical perspectives in analyzing linguistic…
Descriptors: Hmong People, Asian Americans, Identification (Psychology), English (Second Language)
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Bodis, Agnes – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
International students studying at Australian universities are largely represented in the media as problematic speakers of English, in part due to the dominance of the monolingual mindset as an approach to language. This paper focuses instead on international students' multilingualism and examines the multimodal media representation of them as…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Multilingualism, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Siragusa, Laura; Zhukova, Ol'ga Yu. – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
This article undermines the actuality of a strict boundary between language and materiality by presenting verbal charms ("puheged," "vajhed"/"pakitas" in Vepsian) among Veps, an Indigenous minority group of Northwest Russia. Vepsian verbal charms are ritualized ways of speaking that are customarily used to prompt a…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Minority Groups, Verbal Communication, Cues
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