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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...

  • 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...

  • Consciousness and Second Language Learningby John Truscott

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book explores the place of consciousness in second language learning. It offers extensive background information on theories of consciousness and provides a detailed consideration of both the nature of consciousness and the cognitive context in which it appears. It presents the established Modular Online Growth and Use of Language (MOGUL) framework... more...

  • Pronunciation in EFL Instructionby Jolanta Szpyra-Kozlowska

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00

    In view of recent debates on the global spread of English and its international lingua franca role, what pronunciation models are appropriate for millions of EFL learners? Which aspects of English phonetics should be taught to foreign students and which can be neglected with little loss to successful communication? How can English pronunciation be... more...

  • Language Policies in Finland and Swedenby Mia Halonen; Pasi Ihalainen

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 45.00

    In this volume, authors from four disciplines join forces to develop an analysis of political discourse on a comparative and multidisciplinary basis. Language policy is often based on the political use of history, where the remembrance of past experiences by communities, individuals and historical bodies play a fundamental role. These authors see politics... more...

  • Tourism and Trailsby Dallen J. Timothy; Stephen W. Boyd

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    Trails and routes have been indispensable to travel and tourism over the centuries, helping to form the basis of mobility patterns of the past and the present. This book is the first to comprehensively examine these tourism trails from a tourism and recreation perspective. This cutting-edge volume is global in scope and discusses a wide range of natural,... more...

  • Theorizing and Analyzing Agency in Second Language Learningby Ping Deters; Xuesong (Andy) Gao

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book showcases how language learner agency can be understood and researched from varying perspectives by providing, for the first time, a collection of diverse approaches in one volume. The volume is organised into three main sections:the first sections offers an introduction to varying theoretical approaches to agency; the second section presents... more...