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William Perez; Rafael Vásquez – Multilingual Matters, 2024
This book uncovers the social and educational experiences of an increasing yet understudied population of young immigrants in the US, focusing on multilingual students who speak one of three Indigenous languages: Zapotec, Mixtec and P'urhépecha. It explores students' ethnoracial identities, Indigenous language use and transnational practices and…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Teaching Methods, Immigrants, Multilingualism
M. Garrett Delavan Ed.; Juan A. Freire Ed.; Kate Menken Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2024
This volume proposes solutions to the gentrification of dual language, bilingual and immersion education by examining how it operates across diverse school and community contexts. It brings together studies in a number of areas including instruction, curriculum development, classroom interaction, school leadership, parent and community engagement,…
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, Bilingual Education Programs, Curriculum Development, Instructional Leadership
Rod Ellis; Carsten Roever; Natsuko Shintani; Yan Zhu – Multilingual Matters, 2024
Taking a psycholinguistic perspective, this book investigates how second language (L2) learners' pragmatic abilities in English can be measured. It complements and extends earlier work on the testing of implicit and explicit grammar. The authors present a set of tests they developed using both well-established methods of measuring pragmatic…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Sunny K. Park-Johnson – Multilingual Matters, 2024
This book gives an overview of the linguistic development of Korean-English bilingual children living in the US. It provides a detailed longitudinal account of English and Korean acquisition in early childhood, offering a close examination of Korean-American children's code-switching and morphology and syntax development during a time when their…
Descriptors: Korean, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Heritage Education
Magaly Lavadenz; Elvira G. Armas – Multilingual Matters, 2024
This book presents a validated observation instrument to support and further develop the pedagogic expertise of teachers of English Learners in US schools. Based on sociocultural and second language teaching and learning theories, the Observation Protocol for Academic Literacies (OPAL) has a variety of uses across teacher preparation programs,…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Matt Kessler – Multilingual Matters, 2024
This book provides a comprehensive overview of research in applied linguistics involving the intersection of digital multimodal composing (DMC) and second language (L2) writing. It presents a theoretically and methodologically diverse introduction to key theories and scholarship supporting DMC's use, along with practical pedagogical tips and tools…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Multiple Literacies, Applied Linguistics
Estela Ene Ed.; Betsy Gilliland Ed.; Sarah Henderson Lee Ed.; Tanita Saenkhum Ed.; Lisya Seloni Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2024
This book explores how EFL writing teacher education is theoretically, pedagogically, methodologically and sociopolitically shaped, given teachers' unique local contexts and circumstances. It showcases practitioners and researchers teaching in, or studying, geographic areas that have as yet been under-represented in international publications, and…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Writing Instruction
Amanda K. Kibler Ed.; Aída Walqui Ed.; George C. Bunch Ed.; Christian J. Faltis Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2024
This book honors the impactful contributions of Guadalupe Valdés toward equity in multilingual schools and communities. As one of the first language education scholars to examine the vibrant language practices of bilingual users in the US Southwest, her work marked a departure from traditional foreign language approaches and sparked a movement…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Second Language Learning, Language Usage, Social Justice
Gorter, Durk; Cenoz, Jasone – Multilingual Matters, 2023
Language is on display all around us, all the time, and the study of this linguistic landscape is one of the fastest-growing areas of research in applied linguistics. This book provides an overview of how the field of Linguistic Landscape Studies has emerged and developed over the past 20 years, combined with an in-depth exploration of the…
Descriptors: Linguistics, Language Research, Linguistic Theory, Research Methodology
Kong, Kaishan, Ed.; Spenader, Allison J., Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2023
This book explores the framework of Intercultural Citizenship within a variety of US teaching and learning contexts. The chapters, which comprise both conceptual pieces and empirical research studies, represent a wide variety of languages at levels ranging from beginner to advanced, from early elementary through higher education contexts. They…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Cultural Awareness
Ku, Eric K. – Multilingual Matters, 2023
This book argues that teachers of multiple languages (TMLs) form a distinct group of language teachers and that the study of this largely overlooked demographic group can reveal new insights into how we perceive and research language teachers. The book highlights the narratives of three TMLs from diverse global contexts, examining their journeys…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Multilingualism, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Curry, Neil, Ed.; Lyon, Phoebe, Ed.; Mynard, Jo, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2023
This book brings together a wide range of studies, practical applications and reflective accounts written by academics working at a university in Japan to present a cohesive overview of their collaborative efforts to promote learner reflection within their institution. The book contributes to a shift in language education towards promoting learner…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
Bale, Jeff; Rajendram, Shakina; Brubacher, Katie; Owoo, Mama Adobea Nii; Burton, Jennifer; Wong, Wales; Zhang, Yiran; Larson, Elizabeth Jean; Gagné, Antoinette; Kerekes, Julie – Multilingual Matters, 2023
This book details a three-year, multi-stranded study of teacher education programs that prepare future teachers to work with multilingual learners. The book examines how racism and linguicism collaborate to shape the conditions under which teacher candidates learn how to teach. The analysis traces dynamic shifts in thinking and practice as…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Racism, Language Attitudes, Preservice Teachers
Burton, Graham – Multilingual Matters, 2023
This book investigates the content of the grammar syllabus typically employed in mainstream English Language Teaching. Using a mixed-methods approach, the author examines how the syllabuses used in coursebooks are actually constructed, how they evolved and how valid their contents are as a basis for teaching. The research reported consists of a…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Instructional Materials
Shepard-Carey, Leah, Ed.; Tian, Zhongfeng, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2023
This book presents one possible pathway towards the advancement of translanguaging pedagogies: teacher-researcher partnerships. Although the existing literature alludes to the value of such partnerships, there is a lack of research that explicitly describes the complex processes of designing and implementing translanguaging pedagogies in primary…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Native Language
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