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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.…

Motor Speech Disorders A Cross-Language Perspective

Edited by: Nick Miller, Anja Lowit | Hardback | 9781783092321

Motor speech disorders are a common accompaniment of a whole range of neurological conditions, from stroke, brain injury and Parkinson’s disease through to many rarer conditions.…

Measuring L2 Proficiency Perspectives from SLA

Edited by: Pascale Leclercq, Amanda Edmonds, Heather Hilton | Paperback | 9781783092277

The creation of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) has given rise to interest and debate among policy makers, testers, teachers and researchers alike in the reliability and feasibility of the assessment of second language (L2) proficiency.…

Young Children as Intercultural Mediators Mandarin-speaking Chinese Families in Britain

Author: Zhiyan Guo | Paperback | 9781783092123

This multidisciplinary approach to cultural mediation brings together insights from anthropology, sociology, linguistics and intercultural communication to offer a detailed depiction of family life in immigrant Chinese communities.…

Language Policy Processes and Consequences Arizona Case Studies

Edited by: Sarah Catherine K. Moore | Paperback | 9781783091935

This book traces the recent socio-historical trajectory of educational language policy in Arizona, the state with the most restrictive English-only implementation in the US.…

The Language of Adult Immigrants Agency in the Making

Author: Elizabeth R. Miller | Paperback | 9781783092031

This book is the first to explore the constitution of language learner agency by drawing on performativity theory, an approach that remains on the periphery of second language research.…

Salsa, Language and Transnationalism

Author: Britta Schneider | Paperback | 9781783091881

What happens in globalised social contexts if people identify with a language that is not traditionally considered to be ‘their’ language? This unique contribution to the field of sociolinguistics scrutinises language ideologies of German and Australian Communities of Practice constituted by Salsa dance and asks what languages symbolise…

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Books, snakes and snacks aplenty – AILA 2014

This week saw Kim and Laura banished from the office. No, we weren’t sent to the other side of the world for bad behaviour but rather, we headed to Brisbane, Australia for the triennial AILA conference. With a theme of ‘One World, Many Languages’, we knew this would be a great conference for Multilingual Matters. […]

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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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