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  • Cross-Language Mediation in Foreign Language Teaching and Testingby Maria Stathopoulou

    Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 35.00

    This book contributes to the growing field of foreign language teaching and testing by shedding light on mediation between languages. Stathopoulou offers an empirically-grounded definition of mediation as a form of translanguaging and offers tools and methods for further research in multilingual testing. The book explores what cross-language mediation... more...

  • Language Ideology, Policy and Planning in Peruby Serafín M. Coronel-Molina

    Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 35.00

    This book explores the role of language academies in preserving and revitalizing minority or endangered languages. The author studies the controversial High Academy of the Quechua Language (HAQL) in Peru, the efficacy of which has been questioned by some experts. The book delves into the positions, attitudes, ideologies and practices of the HAQL and... more...

  • Cognate Vocabulary in Language Acquisition and Useby Agnieszka Otwinowska

    Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 35.00

    This book brings together linguistic, psycholinguistic and educational perspectives on the phenomenon of cognate vocabulary across languages. It presents a large-scale, long-term research project focusing on Polish-English cognates and their use by bilingual and multilingual learners/users of English. It discusses extensive qualitative and quantitative... more...

  • Learning Chinese as a Heritage Languageby Guanglun Michael Mu

    Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 35.00

    This book explores the fascinating topic of heritage language learning, looking in particular at Chinese Australians? learning of Chinese. The author studies the investment, challenges and benefits of heritage language learning across varied contexts including school, work, home and in the community. The book investigates how Chinese Australians navigate... more...

  • Tourist Attractionsby Johan R. Edelheim

    Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 35.00

    Tourist attractions constitute the metaphorical 'heart' of tourism. This book aims to both deconstruct and construct what tourist attractions are, how we perceive them and how we can enhance our understanding of what attracts us as tourists. The volume reaches beyond current ideas about the ways tourist attractions are created, shaped and packaged.... more...

  • Local Languaging, Literacy and Multilingualism in a West African Societyby Kasper Juffermans

    Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 15.00

    This book aims to enhance and challenge our understanding of language and literacy as social practice against the background of heightened globalisation. Juffermans presents an ethnographic study of the linguistic landscape of The Gambia, arguing that language should be conceptualised as a verb (languaging) rather than a countable noun (a language,... more...

  • Adult Learning in the Language Classroomby Stacey Margarita Johnson

    Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 30.00

    This book explores connections between the fields of foreign/second language teaching and adult learning. This interdisciplinary approach serves as a framework in order to: (a) understand the teaching methods that promote the deeper, more critical sort of language learning advocated by scholars and professional organizations, (b) understand how adult... more...

  • Tourism Research in Chinaby Songshan (Sam) Huang; Ganghua Chen

    Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 25.00

    This book provides critical in-depth reviews on key themes and issues in tourism research in China. These themes include: Chinese scholars? epistemological views of tourism, rural tourism development, community participation in tourism, tourist market and behaviour, tourist attraction management and tour guiding and interpretation in China. While Chinese... 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...

  • 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...