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Nikula, Tarja, Ed.; Dafouz, Emma, Ed.; Moore, Pat, Ed.; Smit, Ute, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2016
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is a form of education that combines language and content learning objectives, a shared concern with other models of bilingual education. While CLIL research has often addressed learning outcomes, this volume focuses on how integration can be conceptualised and investigated. Using different…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Bilingual Education, Second Language Instruction, Integrated Activities
Heineke, Amy J. – Multilingual Matters, 2016
As the most restrictive language policy context in the United States, Arizona's monolingual and prescriptive approach to teaching English learners continues to capture international attention. More than five school years after initial implementation, this study uses qualitative data from the individuals doing the policy work to provide a holistic…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Educational Policy, Language Planning, State Policy
Wingate, Ursula – Multilingual Matters, 2015
This book provides a comprehensive overview of approaches to academic literacy instruction and their underpinning theories, as well as a synthesis of the debate on academic literacy over the past 20 years. The author argues that the main existing instructional models are inadequate to cater for diverse student populations, and proposes an…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Literacy Education, Student Diversity, Inclusion
Lukes, Marguerite – Multilingual Matters, 2015
This book offers an innovative look at the pre- and post-migration educational experiences of immigrant young adults with a particular focus on members of the Latino community. Combining quantitative data with original interviews, this book provides an engaging and nuanced look at a population that is both ubiquitous and overlooked, challenging…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Immigrants, Young Adults, Interviews
Behrens, Susan J. – Multilingual Matters, 2014
It is clear that a proper understanding of what academic English is and how to use it is crucial for success in college, and yet students face multiple obstacles in acquiring this new "code", not least that their professors often cannot agree amongst themselves on a definition and a set of rules. "Understanding Language Use in the…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Classroom Communication, Academic Discourse, Language Research
Chowdhury, Raqib; Ha, Phan Le – Multilingual Matters, 2014
This book addresses how Western universities have constructed themselves as global providers of education, and are driven to be globally competitive. It examines how the term "international" has been exploited by the market in the form of government educational policies and agencies, host institutions, academia and the mass media. The…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), International Education, Mass Media, Universities
Lo Bianco, Joseph; Aliani, Renata – Multilingual Matters, 2013
This book is a timely comparison of the divergent worlds of policy implementation and policy ambition, the messy, often contradictory here-and-now reality of languages in schools and the sharp-edged, shiny, future-oriented representation of languages in policy. Two deep rooted tendencies in Australian political and social life, multiculturalism…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Public Policy, Language Usage
Kormos, Judit; Smith, Anne Margaret – Multilingual Matters, 2012
This book is intended to help language teachers to work effectively and successfully with students who have specific learning differences (SpLD) such as dyslexia. The book takes an inclusive and practical approach to language teaching and encourages teachers to consider the effects that an SpLD could have on a language learner. It suggests…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Language Acquisition, Textbook Content, Learning Disabilities
McLeod, Sharynne; Goldstein, Brian – Multilingual Matters, 2012
Multilingual Aspects of Speech Sound Disorders in Children explores both multilingual and multicultural aspects of children with speech sound disorders. The 30 chapters have been written by 44 authors from 16 different countries about 112 languages and dialects. The book is designed to translate research into clinical practice. It is divided into…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Communication Disorders, Speech Language Pathology, Phonemes
Matsuda, Aya, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2012
This book critically examines current ELT practices vis-a-vis the use of English as an international lingua franca. It bridges the gap between theoretical discussion and the practical concerns of teaching English as an international language (EIL), and presents diverse approaches for preparing competent users of English in international contexts.…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Andrew, Patricia – Multilingual Matters, 2012
This book explores the social construction of age in the context of EFL in Mexico. It is the first book to address the age factor in SLA from a social perspective. Based on research carried out at a public university in Mexico, it investigates how adults of different ages experience learning a new language and how they enact their age identities…
Descriptors: Social Class, Age, Sociolinguistics, Second Languages
Ball, Martin; Crystal, David; Fletcher, Paul – Multilingual Matters, 2012
This collection is a resource book for those working with language disordered clients in a range of languages. It collects together versions of the well-known Language Assessment Remediation Screening Procedure (LARSP) prepared for different languages. Starting with the original version for English, the book then presents versions in more than a…
Descriptors: Speech Therapy, Grammar, Profiles, Speech Impairments
Nagatomo, Diane Hawley – Multilingual Matters, 2012
This book contributes to the growing field of EFL teacher identity, which is now recognized to influence numerous aspects of classroom teaching and of student learning. It focuses on an under-researched, and yet highly influential group of teachers that shape English language education in Japan: Japanese university English teachers. In three…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Foreign Countries, Language Teachers, English (Second Language)
Arias, M. Beatriz, Ed.; Faltis, Christian, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2012
This volume is a unique contribution to the study of language policy and education for English Learners because it focuses on the decade long implementation of "English Only" in Arizona. How this policy influences teacher preparation and classroom practice is the central topic of this volume. Scholars and researchers present their latest…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Language Acquisition, Legal Responsibility, Educational History
Huttner, Julia; Mehlmauer-Larcher, Barbara; Reichl, Susanne; Schiftner, Barbara – Multilingual Matters, 2011
This volume addresses the complex issues surrounding language teacher education, especially in EFL, and the development of professionalism in this field. By applying such concepts as Shulman's "pedagogical content knowledge", the development of teachers' knowledge base is investigated in a variety of settings, thus underpinning the contextual…
Descriptors: Expertise, Theory Practice Relationship, Language Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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