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Learning and Using Languages in Ethnographic Research

Edited by: Robert Gibb, Annabel Tremlett, Julien Danero Iglesias | Paperback | 9781788925907

<em>Learning and Using Languages in Ethnographic Research </em>breaks the silence that still surrounds learning a language for ethnographic research and in the process demystifies some of the multilingual aspects of contemporary ethnographic work. It does this by offering a set of engaging and accessible accounts of …

Multilingualism, (Im)mobilities and Spaces of Belonging

Edited by: Kristine Horner, Jennifer Dailey-O'Cain | Paperback | 9781788925037

Certain forms of mobility and multilingualism tend to be portrayed as problematic in the public sphere, while others are considered to be unremarkable. Divided into three thematic sections, this book explores the contestation of spaces and the notion of borders, examines the ways in which heritage and authenticity are linked or challenge…

Second Language Writing Instruction in Global Contexts English Language Teacher Preparation and Development

Edited by: Lisya Seloni, Sarah Henderson Lee | Paperback | 9781788925853

This book revisits second language (L2) writing teacher education by exploring the complex layers of L2 writing instruction in non-English dominant contexts (i.e.…

Choosing a Mother Tongue The Politics of Language and Identity in Ukraine

Author: Corinne A. Seals | Hardback | 9781788924993

This book presents a sociocultural linguistic analysis of discourses of conflict, as well as an examination of how linguistic identity is embodied, negotiated and realized during a time of war. It provides new insights regarding multilingualism among Ukrainians in Ukraine and in the diaspora of New Zealand, the US and Canada, and sheds l…

Exploring Politeness in Business Emails A Mixed-Methods Analysis

Author: Vera Freytag | Hardback | 9781788925952

<em>Exploring Politeness in Business Emails</em> explores the contextual complexities of workplace emails by comparing British English and Peninsular Spanish directive speech events and systematically assessing the impact of contextual factors. Through a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods of data collecti…

A Transdisciplinary Approach to International Teaching Assistants Perspectives from Applied Linguistics

Edited by: Stephen Daniel Looney, Shereen Bhalla | Paperback | 9781788925532

North American universities depend on international teaching assistants (ITAs) as a substantial part of the teaching labor force, which has led to the idea of an ‘ITA problem’, a deficiency model which is framed as a divergence between ITAs’ linguistic competence and undergraduates’ and their parents’ expect…

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Tommi and Laura’s visit to Beijing

Following on from the conference in Shanghai (which you can read about in my blog post here), I flew up to Beijing, where I met Tommi. There, we spent a busy few days attending meetings arranged by our local Chinese sales reps, Ben, Annie and Monica of CPS. China is one of our biggest markets … Continue reading Tommi and Laura’s visit to Beijing

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