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Third Age Learners of Foreign Languages

Edited by: Danuta Gabrys-Barker | Hardback | 9781783099405

People are increasingly reaching the so-called third age, a period when seniors search for a renewed purpose to life and spend time undertaking activities that they consider motivating, such as the learning of a foreign language. The study of language learning among aging populations has become a fast-growing area of research and this book is one of the first attempts to bring together what we know about this age group and their profil…

Fast-Forwarding with Audiovisual Translation

Edited by: Jorge Díaz Cintas, Kristijan Nikolic | Hardback | 9781783099368

This edited collection offers a rounded vision of some of the ways in which audiovisual translation (AVT) can be approached from an academic, professional and educational point of view. The studies provide a stimulating and thought-provoking account of some of the most representative themes that are currently being researched in the field of AVT, while also highlighting new directions of potential research from a cognitive perspective.…

Global Academic Publishing Policies, Perspectives and Pedagogies

Edited by: Mary Jane Curry, Theresa Lillis | Paperback | 9781783099221

This book reports on the state of academic journal publishing in a range of geolinguistic contexts, including locations where pressures to publish in English have developed more recently than in other parts of the world (e.g.…

Developing Intercultural Perspectives on Language Use Exploring Pragmatics and Culture in Foreign Language Learning

Author: Troy McConachy | Paperback | 9781783099313

Many language teachers recognise the importance of integrating intercultural learning into language learning, but how this can be best achieved is not always apparent. This is particularly the case in foreign language learning contexts where teachers are working with a prescribed textbook and opportunities to use the language outside the classroom are limited.…

Crosslinguistic Encounters in Language Acquisition Typical and Atypical Development

Edited by: Elena Babatsouli, David Ingram, Nicole Müller | Hardback | 9781783099085

This book presents diverse, original research studies on typical and atypical child language acquisition in monolingual, bilingual and bi-dialectal settings, with a focus on development, assessment and research methodology. Languages investigated in the studies include underrepresented languages, such as Farsi, Greek, Icelandic, isiXhosa, Maltese, Mandarin and Slovene, without excluding representative work in major languages like Engli…

Faith and Language Practices in Digital Spaces

Edited by: Andrey Rosowsky | Hardback | 9781783099276

This volume shares the results of research conducted within and across the complex nexus of language, religion and new technologies. It identifies the dynamic and mobile ways religious practice and language interact online to modify, confirm, transform and consolidate linguistic resources and repertoires.…

Bilingual Childcare Hitches, Hurdles and Hopes

Author: Victoria Benz | Hardback | 9781783099177

This ethnographic study explores aspects of bilingual education in two early childhood German–English education centres in Australia. Using various sources of data and multiple methods of analysis, it investigates the processes at work when establishing and implementing a bilingual programme and examines the language attitudes, ideologies and practices of the parents, educators and administrators involved.…

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Making an Impact: Language Teachers that Left an Impression

Next month we will be publishing Language Teacher Psychology edited by Sarah Mercer and Achilleas Kostoulas. The book begins with an invitation to the reader to reflect on their own memories of language learning: “If you think back to your language learning at school, you might remember specific tasks or projects you did, but, even more likely, … Continue reading Making an Impact: Language Teachers that Left an Impression

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