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A Parents' and Teachers' Guide to Bilingualism (4th Edition)

Colin Baker | Paperback | 9781783091591

In this accessible guide to bilingualism in the family and the classroom, Colin Baker delivers a realistic picture of the joys and difficulties of raising bilingual children.…

Rethinking Language and Culture in Japanese Education Beyond the Standard

Shinji Sato, Neriko Musha Doerr | Hardback | 9781783091843

How does language or culture come to be standardized to the degree that it is considered 'homogeneous'? How does teaching language relate to such standardization processes? How can teaching be mindful of the standardization processes that potentially involve power relations? Focusing on the case of Japanese, which is often viewed as homogenous in t…

Key Topics in Second Language Acquisition

Vivian Cook, David Singleton | Paperback | 9781783091799

This textbook offers an introductory overview of eight hotly-debated topics in second language acquisition research.…

Willingness to Communicate in the Chinese EFL University Classroom An Ecological Perspective

Jian-E Peng | Hardback | 9781783091553

This book presents mixed-methods research into Chinese students' willingness to communicate (WTC) in an EFL classroom context.…

The Acquisition of Sociolinguistic Competence in a Lingua Franca Context

Mercedes Durham | Hardback | 9781783091430

In a world where an increasing amount of communication takes place in English among non-native speakers, this study presents data from email exchanges to provide the first examination of sociolinguistic competence and the acquisition of native-like variability in an English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) context.…

Multilingual Aspects of Signed Language Communication and Disorder

David Quinto-Pozos | Paperback | 9781783091294

Inquiry into signed languages has added to what is known about structural variation and language, language learning, and cognitive processing of language.…

Sociocultural Theory and L2 Instructional Pragmatics

Rémi A. van Compernolle | Hardback | 9781783091393

The book outlines a framework for teaching second language pragmatics grounded in Vygotskian sociocultural psychology.…

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AAAL conference and doughnuts!

My first conference for Multilingual Matters was AAAL in Portland. I had been reliably informed the AAAL crowd were a very pleasant bunch and that Portland was a gastronomic delight, so when I left the house at 3.30am on a Friday morning I was hoping it was all going to be worth it! I wasn’t disappointed. […]

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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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