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Walter, Daniel R. – Multilingual Matters, 2023
This book applies a psycholinguistic perspective to instructed second language acquisition, seeking to bridge the gap between second language acquisition research and language teaching practices. It challenges the traditional divide between conscious and unconscious processes, or explicit and implicit learning, and re-envisions this as a continuum…
Descriptors: Psycholinguistics, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
Bojsen, Heidi, Ed.; Daryai-Hansen, Petra, Ed.; Holmen, Anne, Ed.; Risager, Karen, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2023
Using data from multilingual settings in universities and adjacent learning contexts in East Asia, North Africa, Central and North America and Europe, this book provides examples of the heuristic value of translanguaging and epistemological decentring. Despite this and other theoretical and empirical work, and ever stronger calls for the inclusion…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Native Language
D'Angelo, Francesca – Multilingual Matters, 2023
This book contributes to emerging research on third language acquisition (TLA) and pinpoints the main factors characterising TLA as a different process and area of study from second language acquisition. Moving beyond the dichotomous conception of monolingualism and bilingualism, it proposes a holistic and interdisciplinary approach to studying…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Bilingualism
Björklund, Siv, Ed.; Björklund, Mikaela, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2023
Exploring multilingualism as a complex, context-related, societal and individual phenomenon, this book centres around perspectives on how multiple languages are made (in)visible within educational settings in the Global North. The authors of each chapter compare and contrast findings across geographical contexts with the goal of understanding the…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Interdisciplinary Approach
Byram, Michael, Ed.; Fleming, Mike, Ed.; Sheils, Joseph, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2023
The work of the Council of Europe in plurilingual and intercultural education is highly influential in Europe and beyond and has been so for many years. The "Common European Framework of Reference" and its "Companion Volume," and related instruments, provide ways in which to implement policies and a broader vision of providing…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Quality, Multilingualism, Bilingual Education
Mynard, Jo, Ed.; Shelton-Strong, Scott J., Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2022
Through the application of self-determination theory (SDT) to research and practice, this book deepens our understanding of how autonomous language learning can be supported and understood within environments outside of the classroom. Theoretical, empirical and practice-focused chapters examine autonomy support in a range of contexts and settings,…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Independent Study, Academic Advising, Second Language Learning
Sato, Eriko – Multilingual Matters, 2022
This book brings applied linguistics and translation studies together through an analysis of literary texts in Chinese, Hindi, Japanese and Korean and their translations. It examines the traces of translanguaging in translated texts with special focus on the strategic use of scripts, morphemes, words, names, onomatopoeias, metaphors, puns and…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Applied Linguistics, Translation, Literary Criticism
Banegas, Darío Luis, Ed.; Edwards, Emily, Ed.; Villacañas de Castro, Luis S., Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2022
Little is known about how language teacher educators become, and also develop professionally as, teachers of teachers. One avenue for teacher education professional development is that of teacher research, whereby teacher educators can not only improve their practices in their immediate context but also help develop transformative pedagogies in…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Masters Programs, Undergraduate Study, Second Language Learning
Kim, Taewoong – Multilingual Matters, 2022
This book explores the reasons why adult ESL learners drop out of their language classes and suggests explicit strategies for keeping students engaged. The most effective strategies may be personal rather than technical or curricular. Based on a study of a group of Mexican immigrants to the US, the author proposes that "superación" or…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, Adult Education, English (Second Language)
Lytra, Vally, Ed.; Ros i Solé, Cristina, Ed.; Anderson, Jim, Ed.; Macleroy, Vicky, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2022
This book responds to a growing body of work in sociolinguistics and applied linguistics that places an emphasis on situated descriptions of language education practices and illuminates how these descriptions are enmeshed with local, institutional and wider social forces. It engages with new ways of understanding language that expand its meaning…
Descriptors: Sociolinguistics, Applied Linguistics, Semiotics, Native Language Instruction
Corbett, John – Multilingual Matters, 2022
This is a thoroughly revised, updated and expanded edition of a practical introduction to intercultural education for teachers of English as a second language. It provides a concise summary of the intellectual and pedagogical traditions that have shaped intercultural language education, from ethnography to critical pedagogy and cultural studies.…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
Hayes, David – Multilingual Matters, 2022
This book critically analyses early school foreign language teaching policy and practice, foregrounding the influence of the socioeducational and cultural context on how policies are implemented and assessing the factors which either promote or constrain their effectiveness. It focuses on four Asian contexts -- Malaysia, South Korea, Sri Lanka and…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
Monsen, Marte, Ed.; Steien, Guri Bordal, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2022
This pioneering piece of research on the situated study of language issues in the context of forced migration provides interdisciplinary insights into language as learned, used and lived by 12 Congolese refugees in Norway. It offers an innovative contribution to the field of SLA by bringing together structural, cognitive, social and critical…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Refugees, Migration, Interdisciplinary Approach
Tajeddin, Zia, Ed.; Watanabe, Atsuko, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2022
This edited book has been compiled in honor of Thomas S. C. Farrell, one of the most distinguished scholars in theorizing and researching language teacher reflection. It examines teacher reflection in three main areas: policies, practices and the impact of teacher reflection on teachers' practices and professional development. The data-driven…
Descriptors: Reflective Teaching, Language Teachers, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
De Costa, Peter I., Ed.; Li, Wendy, Ed.; Lee, Jongbong, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2022
This book presents the results of research that focused on international students receiving writing instruction on a US university campus. It explores how the students developed their foreign-student identities and their own ways of grappling with the unique issues they encountered as they worked to improve their academic literacy skills. The book…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Multilingualism, Writing Instruction, Academic Language
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