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  • The Multilingual Turn in Languages Educationby Jean Conteh; Gabriela Meier

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    Starting from the key idea that learners and teachers bring diverse linguistic knowledge and resources to education, this book establishes and explores the concept of the ?multilingual turn? in languages education and the potential benefits for individuals and societies. It takes account of recent research, policy and practice in the fields of bilingual... more...

  • Discontinuity in Second Language Acquisitionby Stefano Rastelli

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 45.00

    With a particular focus on the morphosyntactic features of second language, this book discusses the idea that language acquisition is a discontinuous and 'quantized' process and thus that some items might be learned twice, statistically and grammatically. It argues that the switch from one way of learning to another is statistically-driven and grammatically... more...

  • Tour Guiding Researchby Betty Weiler; Rosemary Black

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book provides an authoritative, state-of-the-art review of tour guiding scholarship and research and aims to foster best practice and to stimulate further study and research on tour guiding across a range of disciplines. It explores how tour guiding theory and practice has evolved over time and what factors have contributed to this. The volume... more...

  • Identity and Intercultural Exchange in Travel and Tourismby Anthony David Barker

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book looks at the relationship between questions of identity formation and modern practices in travelling and tourism. Unprecedented levels of mobility and international exchange over the last 100 years have raised questions about the stability of national and personal identities and new and creative patterns of behaviour and self-realisation... more...

  • Challenging the Monolingual Mindsetby John Hajek; Yvette Slaughter

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    This volume illustrates the distinctive and interconnected use of languages in increasingly diversified communities, examining a range of multilingual contexts, including post-migration settlement, language policy, education, language contact and intercultural communication. With contributions from researchers in Australia, Europe and Asia, the book... more...

  • Motivational Dynamics in Language Learningby Zoltán Dörnyei; Peter D. MacIntyre

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    This landmark volume offers a collection of conceptual papers and empirical research studies that investigate the dynamics of language learning motivation from a complex dynamic systems perspective. The contributors include some of the most well-established scholars from three continents, all addressing the question of how we can understand motivation... more...

  • Language Acquisitionby David Singleton; Lisa Ryan

    Channel View Publications 2004; US$ 25.00

    This book examines the evidence relative to the idea that there is an age factor in first and second language acquisition, evidence that has sources ranging from studies of feral children to evaluations of language programmes in primary schools. It goes on to explore the various explanations that have been advanced to account for such evidence. Finally,... more...

  • Continua of Biliteracyby Nancy H. Hornberger

    Channel View Publications 2003; US$ 25.00

    Biliteracy - the use of two or more languages in and around writing- is an inescapable feature of lives and schools worldwide, yet one which most educational policy and practice continue blithely to ignore. The continua of biliteracy featured in the present volume offers a comprehensive yet flexible model to guide educators, researchers, and policy-makers... more...

  • Motivation, Language Attitudes and Globalisationby Zoltan Dornyei; Kata Csizer

    Channel View Publications 2006; US$ 25.00

    This volume presents the results of the largest ever language attitude/motivation survey in second language studies. The research team gathered data from over 13,000 Hungarian language learners on three successive occasions: in 1993, 1999 and 2004. The examined period covers a particularly prominent time in Hungary?s history, the transition from a... more...

  • Bilingual Mindsby Aneta Pavlenko

    Channel View Publications 2006; US$ 30.00

    Do bi- and multilinguals perceive themselves differently in their respective languages? Do they experience different emotions? How do they express emotions and do they have a favourite language for emotional expression? How are emotion words and concepts represented in the bi- and multilingual lexicons? This ground-breaking book opens up a new field... more...