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Introducing multilingualism

Jean Jacques Weber

Introducing multilingualism

a social approach

by Jean Jacques Weber

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Multilingualism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementJean-Jacques Weber, Kristine Horner
    ContributionsHorner, Kristine
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP115.45 .W43 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 214 p. :
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25256454M
    ISBN 109780415609982, 9780415609975, 9780203149713
    LC Control Number2011024291

    Multilingualism, language diversity in society, is a perfect expression of human plurality. Multilingualism: A Very Short Introduction - John C. Maher - Oxford University Press The languages of the world can be seen and heard in cities and towns, forests and isolated settlements, as well as on the internet and in international organizations. Introducing multilingualism. A social approach Article (PDF Available) in International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism 16(4) January with 1, Reads.

    Mother tongue education is often advocated as the ideal system of education for all children. The main problem is that mother tongue education programmes Introducing Multilingualism book. A Social Approach. Introducing Multilingualism. DOI link for Introducing Multilingualism. Introducing Multilingualism book. A Social Approach. By Kristine Author: Kristine Horner, Jean-Jacques Weber. Introducing Multilingualism is a brand new, comprehensive and user-friendly introduction to the dynamic field of multilingualism. Adopting a compelling social and critical approach, Jean-Jacques Weber and Kristine Horner guide readers through the established theories about multilingualism. The book covers language as a social construct /5(3).

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Maher shows how multilingualism offers cultural diversity, complex identities, and alternative ways of doing and knowing to hybrid identities. Increasing multilingualism is drastically changing our view of the value of language, and our notion of the part language plays in national and cultural by: 4.

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Adopting a compelling social and critical approach, Jean-Jacques Weber and Kristine Horner guide readers through the established theories about by: In this book we propose to look at ‘trilingualism’ (the use of three languages) and multilingualism (the use of more than two languages) as distinct from bilingualism because we feel that the subject merits separate treatment, both when looking at individuals who acquire and use three (or more) languages and when taking a wider.

An Introduction to Multilingualism Language in a Changing World Florian Coulmas Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics. Explores both current and historical issues surrounding multilingualism in different contexts across the world; Provides the tools to analyse different kinds of multilingualism at the individual level and across society.

In this broad-ranging book John Edwards looks at the issues raised by language difference, and considers the effects of multilingualism on the individual speaker as well as on society. By examining the social life of language rather than theories of language, John Edwards studies the interaction of language with nationalism, identity, history /5.

DEFINING MULTILINGUALISM 7 The Bilingualism Versus Multilingualism Dimension The term multilingualism has gained currency in recent years at the expense of bilingualism, but the difference between the two terms is not always clear, and different positions can be found: • Bilingualism as the generic term.

This is the traditional position that re. Book Descriptions. Introducing Multilingualism is a brand new, comprehensive and user-friendly introduction to the dynamic field of multilingualism. Adopting a compelling social and critical approach, Jean-Jacques Weber and Kristine Horner guide readers through the established theories about multilingualism.

The book provides an overview of the major issues in the field from the teacher’s perspective, equipping teachers with theoretical underpinnings related to language education, and inviting reflection on individual choices in promoting bi- and multilingualism.

The Modern Language Journal Vol Issue 4. Book Review. Jean–Jacques Weber, & KRISTINE HORNER Introducing Multilingualism: A Social Approach. New York/London: Routledge, Pp. x, $, paper. ISBN –0–––5. Lotfi Sayahi.

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Adopting a compelling social. Societal multilingualism In this chapter we explore the language situation in a number of countries that officially recognize themselves as multilingual states.

Many of these countries are situated outside the Western world, though there a few exceptions. the main points of the book. Further investigation is needed in the interplay of multilingualism and sign languages, the assessment of multilingual students, gender and institutional settings.

The main message of the book is that individual multilingualism should be seen as the norm rather than as an exception. Introducing Multilingualism. DOI link for Introducing Multilingualism.

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It begins with an overview of the multiplicity of human languages and their geographic distribution, before moving on to the key question of what multilingualism actually is and what is understood by terms such as 'mother tongue', 'native speaker', and 'speech community'.

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