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Risager, Karen – Multilingual Matters, 2018
This book presents a new and comprehensive framework for the analysis of representations of culture, society and the world in textbooks for foreign and second language learning. The framework is transferable to other kinds of learning materials and to other subjects. The framework distinguishes between five approaches: national studies,…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Textbook Content, Culture, Citizenship Education
Benz, Victoria – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This ethnographic study explores aspects of bilingual education in two early childhood German-English education centres in Australia. Using various sources of data and multiple methods of analysis, it investigates the processes at work when establishing and implementing a bilingual programme and examines the language attitudes, ideologies and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bilingual Education, Child Care Centers, Early Childhood Education
Palfreyman, David M., Ed.; van der Walt, Christa, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
Research on academic literacy within higher education has focused almost exclusively on the development of academic literacy in English. This book is unique in showing how students use other languages when they engage with written academic content--whether in reading, discussing, or writing--and how increasingly multilingual higher education…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Bilingual Education, Multiple Literacies, College Students
Paulsrud, BethAnne, Ed.; Rosén, Jenny, Ed.; Straszer, Boglárka, Ed.; Wedin, Åsa, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This edited collection explores the immense potential of translanguaging in educational settings and highlights teachers and students negotiating language ideologies in their everyday communicative practices. It makes a significant contribution to scholarship on translanguaging and considers the need for pedagogy to reflect and embrace diversity.…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Bilingual Education, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Matsuda, Aya, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This book explores ways to prepare teachers to teach English as an International Language (EIL) and provides theoretically-grounded models for EIL-informed teacher education. The volume includes two chapters that present a theoretical approach and principles in EIL teacher education, followed by a collection of descriptions of field-tested teacher…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), English for Special Purposes
Enever, Janet, Ed.; Lindgren, Eva, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This is the first collection of research studies to explore the potential for mixed methods to shed light on foreign or second language learning by young learners in instructed contexts. It brings together recent studies undertaken in Cameroon, China, Croatia, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Tanzania and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), French
Kamhi-Stein, Lía D., Ed.; Maggioli, Gabriel Díaz, Ed.; de Oliveira, Luciana C., Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This book investigates new English language policies and initiatives which have been introduced and implemented across Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Uruguay and Venezuela. Chapters are organized around three themes. Chapters in the first section critically examine newly-implemented English language policies, as well as factors that…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
Baker, Colin; Wright, Wayne E. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
The sixth edition of this bestselling textbook has been substantially revised and updated to provide a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education in the 21st century. Written in a compact and clear style, the book covers all the crucial issues in bilingualism at individual, group and societal levels. Updates to the new…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Textbooks, Evaluation Methods
Crutchfield, John, Ed.; Schewe, Manfred, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
Over the last two decades drama pedagogy has helped to lay the foundations for a new teaching and learning culture, one that accentuates physicality and centres on performative experience. Signs of this 'performative turn' in education are especially strong in the field of foreign/second language teaching. This volume introduces scholars, language…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Drama, Performance, Second Language Instruction
Yoshihara, Reiko – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This book explores the realities of feminist EFL teachers' lives through interviews and classroom observations with eight EFL teachers at Japanese universities. The data contained in the book broaden our understanding of feminist teaching in the language classroom while also providing suggestions for practice. The book examines not only how the…
Descriptors: Social Responsibility, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Ye, Wei – Multilingual Matters, 2017
In this book the author explores the work and living experiences of Confucius Institute Chinese teachers (CICTs) in the United Kingdom, how they interpret and make sense of their sojourning experience, and how this context and the wider globalised social environment have impacted on their understandings and their personal growth. Because of their…
Descriptors: Chinese, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Confucianism
Park, Gloria – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This book is a powerful narrative of how six women experienced their lives alongside their desire to overcome the challenging and empowering nature of the English language. The volume shares who they are as transnational and mobile women living in the midst of linguistic privilege and marginalization. It is one outcome of a research project and…
Descriptors: Females, Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
Wagner, Manuela, Ed.; Perugini, Dorie Conlon, Ed.; Byram, Michael, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This ground-breaking book is the first to describe in detail how teachers, supported by university educators and education advisers, might plan and implement innovative ideas based on sound theoretical foundations. Focusing on the teaching and learning of intercultural communicative competence in foreign language classrooms in the USA, the authors…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Intercultural Communication, Communicative Competence (Languages), Second Language Instruction
Hartig, Alissa J. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
How are language and disciplinary knowledge connected in the English for Legal Purposes (ELP) classroom, and how far should ELP practitioners go in supporting students' acquisition of the conceptual frameworks that shape the genres they are learning? This book presents a pedagogical model for incorporating these conceptual frameworks into…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Writing (Composition)
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
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