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Growing up with God and Empire A Postcolonial Analysis of ‘Missionary Kid’ Memoirs

Author: Stephanie Vandrick | Paperback | 9781788922319

This book analyzes the memoirs of 42 ‘missionary kids’ – the children of North American Protestant missionaries in countries all over the world during the 20th century. Using a postcolonial lens the book explores ways in which the missionary enterprise was part of, or intersected with, the Western colonial enterpri…

Identity Trajectories of Adult Second Language Learners Learning Italian in Australia

Author: Cristiana Palmieri | Hardback | 9781788922197

This book explores the motivations of adult second language (L2) learners to learn Italian in continuing education settings in Australia. It focuses on their motivational drives, learning trajectories and related dynamics of identity development triggered by the learning process.…

International Students’ Challenges, Strategies and Future Vision A Socio-Dynamic Perspective

Author: Anas Hajar | Hardback | 9781788922234

Study abroad is now both an international industry and an experience that can have a deep impact on students’ linguistic, cultural and personal development. This book explores ‘the social turn’ in the fields of study abroad and language learning strategies.…

Household Perspectives on Minority Language Maintenance and Loss Language in the Small Spaces

Author: Isabel Velázquez | Hardback | 9781788922272

This book provides an in-depth examination of minority language maintenance and loss within a group of first-generation Spanish-speaking families in the early-21st century, post-industrial, hyper-globalized US Midwest, an area that has a recent history of Latino settlement and has a low ethnolinguistic vitality for Spanish. It looks spec…

Second Language Literacy Practices and Language Learning Outside the Classroom

Author: Miho Inaba | Hardback | 9781788922104

This book presents a comprehensive and detailed study of literacy practices and language use outside of the classroom by university students of Japanese. It investigates both tasks related to classes (e.…

Twelve Lectures on Multilingualism

Edited by: David Singleton, Larissa Aronin | Paperback | 9781788922050

This major new textbook offers an accessible introduction to many of the most interesting areas in the study of multilingualism. It consists of twelve lectures, written by leading researchers, each dedicated to a particular topic of importance.…

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Bilingualism Matters: The East of England Branch

Bilingualism Matters East of England is the newest UK addition to the Bilingualism Matters team and is based at the LaDeLi research centre at the University of Essex in Colchester.  Bilingualism Matters is an international network of centres and information services run by experts on bilingualism and language learning. It was originally established at University … Continue reading Bilingualism Matters: The East of England Branch

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