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New theoretical perspectives in multilingualism research

Werner Wiater

New theoretical perspectives in multilingualism research

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Published by Peter Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Multilingualism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementWerner Wiater, Gerda Videsott (eds.).
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP115 .N45 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination244 p. :
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25071427M
    ISBN 103631609922
    ISBN 109783631609927
    LC Control Number2011500910
    OCLC/WorldCa700145304

    1 Contemporary Brazilian perspectives on multilingualism: An introduction Marilda C. Cavalcanti and Terezinha M. Maher SECTION I Politics, language ideologies and the changing shape of language policy processes Introduction: Distinctive and common features of Brazilian language and education policy in the Latin American context Rainer Enrique Hamel 2 Changing policies and language ideologies. The model presented in this volume draws together various strands of research - second language acquisition theory, bilingualism research, dynamic systems theory - to develop a novel approach to this challenging subject. Its main focus lies on the psycholinguistic dynamics of multilingualism, the processes of change in time affecting two or more language systems.3/5(2). In turn, the studies in the second part focus on visible shifts in contemporary multilingualism research, learners’ attitudes towards multiple languages they acquire, teachers’ perspectives on the changing requirements related to multiculturalism, and immigrant brokers’ professional experience in the UK.


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