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  • A Parents' and Teachers' Guide to Bilingualismby Colin Baker

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 15.00

    In this accessible guide to bilingualism in the family and the classroom, Colin Baker delivers a realistic picture of the joys and difficulties of raising bilingual children. The Q&A format of this book makes it the natural choice for the busy parent or teacher who needs an easy reference guide to the most frequently asked questions. This revised edition... more...

  • Key Topics in Second Language Acquisitionby Vivian Cook; David Singleton

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 20.00

    This textbook offers an introductory overview of eight hotly-debated topics in second language acquisition research. It offers a glimpse of how SLA researchers have tried to answer common questions about second language acquisition rather than being a comprehensive introduction to SLA research. Each chapter comprises an introductory discussion of the... more...

  • Multilingual Universities in South Africaby Liesel Hibbert; Christa van der Walt

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    Focusing on the use of African languages in higher education, this book showcases South African higher education practitioners? attempts to promote a multilingual ethos in their classes. It is a first-time overview of multilingual teaching and learning strategies that have been tried and tested in a number of higher education institutions in South... more...

  • Rethinking Language and Culture in Japanese Educationby Shinji Sato; Neriko Musha Doerr

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    How does language or culture come to be standardized to the degree that it is considered 'homogeneous'? How does teaching language relate to such standardization processes? How can teaching be mindful of the standardization processes that potentially involve power relations? Focusing on the case of Japanese, which is often viewed as homogenous in terms... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Codes of Ethics in Tourismby David A. Fennell; David C. Malloy

    Channel View Publications 2007; US$ 39.95

    Provides a look at the theory and practice of codes of ethics in tourism. This book includes an overview of what has been done to date in tourism studies in the area of code development and implementation. It also furnishes the study of tourism codes of ethics with a theoretical foundation. more...