By Dietmar Rösler
By Dietmar Rösler
By Andrea Tyler
By Professor Diarmait Mac Giolla
This examine monograph is the 1st authoritative paintings at the place of work of the Welsh Language Commissioner and the linked Welsh language regulatory and statutory regime. In atmosphere the Commissioner in context – in Wales, the united kingdom and the world over – the paintings attracts upon a wealthy number of resource fabric bobbing up from fieldwork performed in a couple of jurisdictions. The study facts contains, for instance, an intensive sequence of records got below a couple of Freedom of knowledge functions, in-depth interviews with key actors from pertinent legislatures, governments, regulatory places of work, curiosity teams and civic society. The linguistic assurance of resource fabric contains English and Welsh, in addition to, the place suitable, Irish, German, Catalan, Spanish, French and Basque, in a booklet that's multi-disciplinary in method, attractive with the scholarly literature in language coverage and making plans, socio-legal experiences and the politics of language.
By Waltraud Paul
Mandarin chinese language has develop into essential for crosslinguistic comparability and syntactic theorizing. it's however nonetheless tricky to acquire finished solutions to analyze questions, simply because chinese language is usually provided as an "exotic" language defying the analytical instruments standardly used for different languages. This ebook units out to demystify chinese language. It areas arguable concerns within the context of present syntactic theories and gives specific analyses according to a wide array of consultant facts. even if the focal point is on smooth Mandarin, prior phases of chinese language are sometimes spoke of so one can spotlight remarkable continuities in its background. VO order is one such consistent issue, hence invalidating the concept chinese language went via a huge note order swap from OV to VO and again to OV. one other declare frequently made for chinese language as an separating language, viz. the life of an impoverished stock of elements of speech, is also refuted. different lengthy debated matters addressed the following comprise the relevance of the dichotomy topic vs topic prominence and the function of chinese language as a habitual exception to crosscategorial harmonies posited in typological studies.
By Michael Hadzantonis
This ebook investigates, from a sociocultural, linguistic, and pedagogical point of view, the conceptual and pragmatic frameworks that symbolize secondary language studying in a Northeast Asian context. Hadzantonis contextualizes those salient domain names via an engagement with social and cultural topics resembling the familial, political, in addition to cultural commodities and socioeducational constructions. during this means, the textual content employs instruments equivalent to transnational conception and performativity and develops a version that contributes to the solution of 1 of the best fiscal problems with the time, that of useless secondary language learning.
By Gary Barkhuizen
Reflections on Language instructor identification Research is the 1st booklet to give understandings of language instructor identification (LTI) from a wide diversity of analysis fields. Drawing on their own examine event, forty-one members find LTI inside of their specialty by means of contemplating their conceptual figuring out of LTI and the methodological ways used to enquire it. The chapters are narrative in nature and take the shape of guided reflections inside of a standard bankruptcy constitution, with authors embedding their discussions inside biographical bills in their expert lives and learn paintings. Authors weave discussions of LTI into their very own learn biographies, using a private reflective variety. This publication additionally appears to be like to destiny instructions in LTI examine, with feedback for examine themes and methodological methods. this can be an awesome source for college students and researchers attracted to language instructor identification in addition to language instructing and learn extra normally.
By Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen
The constitution of recent usual French should be a important source for college kids of French at undergraduate point and past. It assumes a few previous wisdom of French grammar yet is designed to be obtainable to these without historical past in linguistics.
By Andrew Wright
By Luís Fernando Bulhões Figueira
By Alison Phipps