Between Communities and Classrooms
The term translingual highlights the reality that people always shuttle across languages, communicate in hybrid languages and, thus, enjoy multilingual competence. In the context of migration, transnational economic and cultural relations, digital communication, and globalism, increasing contact is...
Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge
Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations
Translingual Practice: Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations introduces a new way of looking at the use of English within a global context. Challenging traditional approaches in second language acquisition and English language teaching, this book incorporates recent advances in multilingual...
Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge
Pedagogical and Ethical Dilemmas
The legacy of English teaching and Christian missionaries is a flashpoint within the field of English language teaching. This critical examination of the place of Christianity in the field is unique in presenting the voices of TESOL professionals from a wide range of religious and spiritual...
Published June 9th 2011 by Routledge
This volume inserts the place of the local in theorizing about language policies and practices in applied linguistics. While the effects of globalization around the world are being discussed in such diverse circles as corporations, law firms, and education, and while the spread of English has come...
Published November 29th 2004 by Routledge
A Special Issue of the Journal of Language, Identity, and Education
This special issue demonstrates how local knowledge can productively complicate a few representative fields in the discipline--literacy practices, sociolinguistics and language death studies, English-language teaching, and bilingual education. The studies display that locality is indeed relational,...
Published November 30th 2002 by CRC Press