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Motivational Dynamics in Language Learning

Edited by: Zoltán Dörnyei, Peter D. MacIntyre, Alastair Henry | Paperback | 9781783092550

This landmark volume offers a collection of conceptual papers and empirical research studies that investigate the dynamics of language learning motivation from a complex dynamic systems perspective.…

The Bilingual Advantage Language, Literacy and the US Labor Market

Edited by: Rebecca M. Callahan, Patricia C. Gándara | Paperback | 9781783092413

The Bilingual Advantage draws together researchers from education, economics, sociology, anthropology and linguistics to examine the economic and employment benefits of bilingualism in the US labor market, countering past research that shows no such benefits exist.…

Challenging the Monolingual Mindset

Edited by: John Hajek, Yvette Slaughter | Paperback | 9781783092505

This volume illustrates the distinctive and interconnected use of languages in increasingly diversified communities, examining a range of multilingual contexts, including post-migration settlement, language policy, education, language contact and intercultural communication.…

The Multilingual Turn in Languages Education Opportunities and Challenges

Edited by: Jean Conteh, Gabriela Meier | Paperback | 9781783092222

Starting from the key idea that learners and teachers bring diverse linguistic knowledge and resources to education, this book establishes and explores the concept of the ‘multilingual turn’ in languages education and the potential benefits for individuals and societies.…

Discontinuity in Second Language Acquisition The Switch between Statistical and Grammatical Learning

Author: Stefano Rastelli | Hardback | 9781783092468

With a particular focus on the morphosyntactic features of second language, this book discusses the idea that language acquisition is a discontinuous and 'quantized' process and thus that some items might be learned twice, statistically and grammatically.…

The Impact of Self-Concept on Language Learning

Edited by: Kata Csizér, Michael Magid | Paperback | 9781783092369

This edited volume seeks to highlight the effects of self-concept on L2 learning and teaching by considering a wide range of theories as well as their practical application.…

Migrant Communication Enterprises Regimentation and Resistance

Author: Maria Sabaté i Dalmau | Paperback | 9781783092178

This unique critical sociolinguistic ethnography explores alternative migrant-regulated institutions of resistance and subversive communication technology: the locutorios or ethnic call shops.…

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“With my parents I speak integrated Arabic” – Integration, linguistic contrasts and social status relations

Lian Malai Madsen has recently been announced as the winner of the 2014 Ton Vallen award.  This is an annual award for papers written by new researchers  on sociolinguistic and educational issues in multicultural societies which we at Multilingual Matters are proud to support. In this article Lian discusses the background to her paper which examines integration and […]

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Capitalizing on Language Learners' Individuality special  offer

To celebrate the publication of Tammy Gregersen and Peter MacIntyre's new book Capitalizing on Language Learners' Individuality we are offering a special discount of 50% off the book. 


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