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Decolonising Multilingualism Struggles to Decreate

Author: Alison Phipps | Paperback | 9781788924047

What if my own multilingualism is simply that of one who is fluent in way too many colonial languages?</p> <em>If we are going to do this, if we are going to decolonise multilingualism, let’s do it as an attempt at a way of doing it. </em></p> <em>If we are going to do t…

The Legal Recognition of Sign Languages Advocacy and Outcomes Around the World

Edited by: Maartje De Meulder, Joseph J. Murray, Rachel L. McKee | Paperback | 9781788923996

This book presents the first ever comprehensive overview of national laws recognising sign languages, the impacts they have and the advocacy campaigns which led to their creation. It comprises 18 studies from communities across Europe, the US, South America, Asia and New Zealand.…

Theorizing and Analyzing Language Teacher Agency

Edited by: Hayriye Kayi-Aydar, Xuesong (Andy) Gao, Elizabeth R. Miller, Manka Varghese, Gergana Vitanova | Paperback | 9781788923903

This volume examines the agency of second/foreign language teachers in diverse geographical contexts and in both K-12 and adult education. It offers new understandings and conceptualizations of second/foreign language teacher agency through a variety of types of empirical data.…

Mandarin Chinese Dual Language Immersion Programs

Author: Ko-Yin Sung, Hsiao-Mei Tsai | Hardback | 9781788923958

This book discusses multiple aspects of Chinese dual language immersion (DLI) programs, with a focus on the controversial Utah model. The first part of the book focuses on the parents, teachers, and school administrators.…

Critical Perspectives on Global Englishes in Asia Language Policy, Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment

Edited by: Fan Fang, Handoyo Puji Widodo | Hardback | 9781788924092

Although the notion of Global Englishes (GE) has been widely discussed in the literature, few books consider how GE can be translated into educational practice. This book addresses the incorporation of GE into language policy and curriculum, pedagogy and assessment practices, and focuses on a wide range of geographical and language conte…

Learning Strategy Instruction in the Language Classroom Issues and Implementation

Edited by: Anna Uhl Chamot, Vee Harris | Paperback | 9781788923392

This comprehensive collection, comprising both theoretical and practical contributions, is unique in its focus on language learning strategy instruction (LLSI). The chapters, written by leading international experts, embrace both sociolinguistic and psycholinguistic perspectives.…

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Academia and Academic Writing Need Liberating

This month we published Decolonising Multilingualism by Alison Phipps, the first book in our new series Writing Without Borders. In this post Alison explains how the idea for the book came about. “If you have come here to help me you are wasting your time, but if you have come because your liberation is bound … Continue reading Academia and Academic Writing Need Liberating

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