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  1. Language Mixing and Code-Switching in Writing

    Approaches to Mixed-Language Written Discourse

    Edited by Mark Sebba, Shahrzad Mahootian, Carla Jonsson

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    "Code-switching," or the alternation of languages by bilinguals, has attracted an enormous amount of attention from researchers. However, most research has focused on spoken language, and the resultant theoretical frameworks have been based on spoken code-switching. This volume presents a...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Multilingualism, Discourse, and Ethnography

    Edited by Sheena Gardner, Marilyn Martin-Jones

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    Over the last twenty years, sociolinguistic research on multilingualism has been transformed. Two processes have been at work: first, an epistemological shift to a critical ethnographic approach, which has contributed to a larger turn toward post-structuralist perspectives on social life. Second,...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ambiguities and Tensions in English Language Teaching

    Portraits of EFL Teachers as Legitimate Speakers

    By Peter Sayer

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    The central theme of this book is the ambiguities and tensions teachers face as they attempt to position themselves in ways that legitimize them as language teachers, and as English speakers. Focusing on three EFL teachers and their schools in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, it...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Systemization in Foreign Language Teaching

    Monitoring Content Progression

    By Wilfried Decoo

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Foreign language learning is a progressive endeavor. Whatever the method, the learner should advance from one point to another, constantly improving. Growing proficiency entails growing language content. Content is complex, displaying many dimensions. Syllabus designers, textbook authors, and...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Considering Trilingual Education

    By Kathryn Henn-Reinke

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Based in case studies conducted in the US, Europe, and Latin America, this book explores the feasibility and benefits of trilingual/ multilingual education in the United States. Currently, there are few programs in the country of this nature, as educators tend to conclude that English-language...

    Published January 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Economics of the Multilingual Workplace

    By François Grin, Claudio Sfreddo, François Vaillancourt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    This book proposes a path-breaking study of the economics of multilingualism at work, proposing a systematic approach to the identification and measurement of the ways in which language skills and economic performance are related. Using the instruments of economic investigation, but also...

    Published June 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Dialogue With Bakhtin on Second and Foreign Language Learning

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Joan Kelly Hall, Gergana Vitanova, Ludmila A. Marchenkova

    This volume is the first to explore links between the Russian linguist Mikhail Bakhtin's theoretical insights about language and practical concerns with second and foreign language learning and teaching. Situated within a strong conceptual framework and drawing from a rich empirical base, it...

    Published April 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Toward Defining and Improving Quality in Adult Basic Education

    Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Alisa Belzer

    This volume revisits, problematizes, and expands the meaning of quality in the context of adult basic education. Covering a wide range of relevant topics, it includes contributors from the realms of both policy and practice and encompasses both the major instructional areas – reading, writing, and...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Interlanguage Variation in Theoretical and Pedagogical Perspective

    By H.D. Adamson

    In this book H.D. Adamson reviews scholarship in sociolinguistics and second language acquisition, comparing theories of variation in first and second-language speech, with special attention to the psychological underpinnings of variation theory. Interlanguage is what second language learners speak...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Language, Identity, and Stereotype Among Southeast Asian American Youth

    The Other Asian

    By Angela Reyes

    This book—an ethnographic and discourse analytic study of an after-school video-making project for 1.5- and second-generation Southeast Asian American teenagers—explores the relationships among stereotype, identity, and ethnicity that emerge in this informal educational setting. ...

    Published January 12th 2012 by Routledge

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