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English Language Teaching in South America Policy, Preparation and Practices

Edited by: Lía D. Kamhi-Stein, Gabriel Díaz Maggioli, Luciana C. de Oliveira | Paperback | 9781783097968

This book investigates new English language policies and initiatives which have been introduced and implemented across Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Uruguay and Venezuela. Chapters are organized around three themes.…

A Beginner's Guide to Language and Gender

Author: Allyson Jule | Paperback | 9781783097852

In this revised and updated 2nd edition of her pioneering textbook, Allyson Jule offers fresh insights into the study of language and gender for those new to the subject. Students will gain a thorough grounding in theoretical and practical perspectives on gender and language in the workplace, media, school, religion and domestic settings.…

New Perspectives on Translanguaging and Education

Edited by: BethAnne Paulsrud, Jenny Rosén, Boglárka Straszer, Åsa Wedin | Paperback | 9781783097807

This edited collection explores the immense potential of translanguaging in educational settings and highlights teachers and students negotiating language ideologies in their everyday communicative practices. It makes a significant contribution to scholarship on translanguaging and considers the need for pedagogy to reflect and embrace diversity.…

The Socially Responsible Feminist EFL Classroom A Japanese Perspective on Identities, Beliefs and Practices

Author: Reiko Yoshihara | Hardback | 9781783098019

This book explores the realities of feminist EFL teachers’ lives through interviews and classroom observations with eight EFL teachers at Japanese universities. The data contained in the book broaden our understanding of feminist teaching in the language classroom while also providing suggestions for practice.…

Soft Power and the Worldwide Promotion of Chinese Language Learning The Confucius Institute Project

Author: Jeffrey Gil | Hardback | 9781783098057

‘The Confucius Institute Project’ – consisting of Confucius Institutes and Classrooms, the posting of Chinese language teachers to overseas schools and universities and the Chinese Bridge language competition – represents …

New Insights into Language Anxiety Theory, Research and Educational Implications

Edited by: Christina Gkonou, Mark Daubney, Jean-Marc Dewaele | Paperback | 9781783097708

This book provides an overview of current theory, research and practice in the field of language anxiety and brings together a range of perspectives on this psychological construct in a single volume. Chapters in the volume are divided into three sections.…

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Translanguaging: from a little acorn a mighty oak grows

This month we published New Perspectives on Translanguaging and Education edited by BethAnne Paulsrud, Jenny Rosén, Boglárka Straszer and Åsa Wedin. In this post the editors explain how the book came about and introduce us to the metaphor of the “translanguaging tree”. Research on translanguaging has often been centred in superdiverse cities and urban spaces. Thus, Dalarna […]

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