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  • Language Conflict in Algeriaby Mohamed Benrabah

    Channel View Publications 2013; US$ 40.00

    This is a book about the use of languages as a proxy for conflict. It traces the history of Algeria from colonization by the French in 1830 to the celebration of 50 years of independence in 2012, and examines the linguistic issues that have accompanied this turbulent period. The book begins with an examination of 'language conflict' and related concepts,... more...

  • Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualismby Colin Baker

    Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 25.00

    The fifth edition of this bestselling book provides a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education. In a compact and clear style, its 19 chapters cover all the crucial issues in bilingualism at individual, group and national levels. more...

  • Coastal Mass Tourismby Bill Bramwell

    Channel View Publications 2004; US$ 30.00

    This book examines the development of mass tourism in coastal regions of Southern Europe, with implications for similar regions across the world. It provides a critical assessment of two influential policies intended to promote sustainable development, these being attempts to make mass tourism resorts more sustainable, and the development of smaller-scale,... 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...

  • Travel Notes from the New Literacy Studiesby Kate Pahl; Jennifer Rowsell

    Channel View Publications 2006; US$ 25.00

    This book joins two important fields, that of literacy and multimodality, with a focus on local and global literacies. Chapters include work on media, popular culture and literacy, weblogs, global and local crossings, in and out of educational settings in such locations as the US, the UK, South Africa, Australia and Canada. more...

  • Language Learners in Study Abroad Contextsby DuFon; Eton E. Churchill

    Channel View Publications 2006; US$ 30.00

    Examining the overseas experience of language learners in diverse contexts through a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches, studies in this volume look at the acquisition of language use, socialization processes, learner motivation, identity and learning strategies. In this way, the volume offers a privileged window into learner experiences... more...

  • Age and the Rate of Foreign Language Learningby Carmen Munoz

    Channel View Publications 2006; US$ 25.00

    This book examines the various ways in which age affects the process and the product of foreign language learning in a school setting. It presents studies that cover a wide range of topics, from phonetics to learning strategies. It will be of interest to students and researchers working in SLA research, language planning and language teaching. more...