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Bilingual Minds

Bilingual Minds Author Aneta Pavlenko
ISBN-10 9781853598722
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 324
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Do bi- and multilinguals perceive themselves differently in their respective languages? Do they experience different emotions? How do they express emotions and do they have a favorite language for emotional expressions? How are emotion words and concepts represented in the bi- and multilingual lexicons? This ground-breaking book opens up a new field of study, bilingualism and emotions, and provides intriguing answers to these and many related questions.



Emotions and Multilingualism

Emotions and Multilingualism Author Aneta Pavlenko
ISBN-10 0521045770
Release 2007-11-05
Pages 304
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Pavlenko challenges the monolingual bias of modern linguistics and psychology by bringing together insights from many different fields.



The Bilingual Mind

The Bilingual Mind Author Aneta Pavlenko
ISBN-10 9780521888424
Release 2014-02-06
Pages 400
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If languages influence the way we think, do bilinguals think differently in their respective languages? And if languages do not affect thought, why do bilinguals often perceive such influence? For many years these questions remained unanswered because the research on language and thought had focused solely on the monolingual mind. Bilinguals were either excluded from this research as 'unusual' or 'messy' subjects, or treated as representative speakers of their first languages. Only recently did bi- and multilinguals become research participants in their own right. Pavlenko considers the socio-political circumstances that led to the monolingual status quo and shows how the invisibility of bilingual participants compromised the validity and reliability of findings in the study of language and cognition. She then shifts attention to the bilingual turn in the field and examines its contributions to the understanding of the human mind.



The Bilingual Mental Lexicon

The Bilingual Mental Lexicon Author Aneta Pavlenko
ISBN-10 9781847691255
Release 2009-01-22
Pages 250
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How are words organized in the bilingual mind? How are they linked to concepts? How do bi- and multilinguals process words in their multiple languages? Contributions to this volume offer up-to-date answers to these questions and provide a detailed introduction to interdisciplinary approaches used to investigate the bilingual lexicon.



Thinking and Speaking in Two Languages

Thinking and Speaking in Two Languages Author Aneta Pavlenko
ISBN-10 9781847693365
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 267
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Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism Author Colin Baker
ISBN-10 9781847693556
Release 2011
Pages 498
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The fifth edition of this bestselling book provides a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education. In a compact and clear style, its 19 chapters cover all the crucial issues in bilingualism at individual, group and national levels.



Bilingual Couples Talk

Bilingual Couples Talk Author Ingrid Piller
ISBN-10 9027241368
Release 2002-01-01
Pages 314
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This sociolinguistic study of the linguistic practices of bilingual couples describes the conditions, processes and results of private language contact. It is based on a unique corpus of more than 20 hours of private conversations between partners in bilingual marriages. Adding to its breadth of coverage, these private conversations are supplemented with larger public discourses about international couplehood. The volume thus offers a corpus-driven investigation of the ways in which ideologies of gender, nationality and immigration mediate linguistic performances in private cross-cultural communication. The author embraces social-constructionist, feminist and postmodern approaches to second language learning, multilingualism and cross-cultural communication. In contrast to other titles in the field which have focused almost exclusively on the socialization of bilingual children, this book explores what it means to one's sense of self to become socialized into a second language and culture as a late bilingual.



Advocating for English Learners

Advocating for English Learners Author James Crawford
ISBN-10 9781847690722
Release 2008
Pages 193
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A collection of 18 essays addressing the policy and politics of educating English language learners. Subjects include demographic change and its educational implications, American responses to language diversity, public controversies over bilingual education, high-stakes testing and its impact on English language learners, and the precarious status of language rights in the USA.



English Learners Left Behind

English Learners Left Behind Author Kate Menken
ISBN-10 9781853599972
Release 2008-01-01
Pages 207
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This book explores how high-stakes tests mandated by No Child Left Behind have become de facto language policy in U.S. schools, detailing how testing has shaped curriculum and instruction, and the myriad ways that tests are now a defining force in the daily lives of English Language Learners and the educators who serve them.



Emotions from a Bilingual Point of View

Emotions from a Bilingual Point of View Author Katarzyna Ożańska-Ponikwia
ISBN-10 9781443867634
Release 2014-09-26
Pages 185
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This book explores the relationship between immersion in a foreign language and its culture, and perception and expression of emotions in both the first and a foreign language. It looks at the perception and expression of emotions from different angles, including personality traits and emotional intelligence as important variables that might have an influence not only on one’s ability to perceive and express emotions in a foreign language, but also on self-perceived L2 proficiency in that language. It is the first study, to the best of our knowledge, that investigates such notions as personality, sociocultural competence, and emotional intelligence, as well as perception and expression of emotions in the L1 (Polish) and L2 (English), in relation to the immigrant context by using both qualitative and quantitative research methods. The book will be of considerable interest to both students and scholars in the fields of second language acquisition, bilingualism, and applied linguistics.



Multilingualism Second Language Learning and Gender

Multilingualism  Second Language Learning  and Gender Author Aneta Pavlenko
ISBN-10 3110170264
Release 2001
Pages 356
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This volume presents a comprehensive introduction to the study of second language learning, multilingualism and gender. An impressive array of papers situated within a feminist poststructuralist framework demonstrates how this framework allows for a deeper understanding of second language learning, a number of language contact phenomena, intercultural communication, and critical language pedagogy. The volume has wide appeal to students and scholars in the fields of language and gender, sociolinguistics, SLA, anthropology, and language education.



Bilingual Education

Bilingual Education Author Angel Lin
ISBN-10 9789622099586
Release 2009-03-01
Pages 176
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There is an urgent need to critically integrate and review the international research literature with a view to informing public debates and policy making regarding the medium of instruction in Hong Kong and other Southeast Asian contexts. This book aimsto meet this need.



Memory Language and Bilingualism

Memory  Language  and Bilingualism Author Jeanette Altarriba
ISBN-10 9781107008908
Release 2013
Pages 374
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A comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to the study of memory, language and cognitive processing across various populations of bilingual speakers.



Language Learning Gender and Desire

Language Learning  Gender and Desire Author Dr. Kimie Takahashi
ISBN-10 9781847698568
Release 2013-01-22
Pages 224
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For many Japanese women, the English language has never been just another school subject. For them, English is the tool of identity transformation and the means of obtaining what they passionately desire – mobility, the West and its masculinity. Language Learning, Gender and Desire explores Japanese women's passion for learning English and how they negotiate identity and desire in the terrain of racial, sexual and linguistic politics. Drawing on ethnographic data and popular media texts, the book offers new insights into the multidirectionality of desire and power in the context of second language learning.



Emotions in Multiple Languages

Emotions in Multiple Languages Author J. Dewaele
ISBN-10 9780230289505
Release 2010-08-11
Pages 264
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Alarge-scale investigation on how multilinguals feel about their languages and use them to communicate emotion. Combining quantitative and qualitative approaches, the author looks at the factors that affect multilinguals' self-perceived competence, attitudes, communicative anxiety, language choice and code-switching.



Bilingual education in China

Bilingual education in China Author Anwei Feng
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105123402955
Release 2007
Pages 288
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This volume brings a mixed group of researchers together to discuss issues in bilingual or trilingual education for



Language and identity in a dual immersion school

Language and identity in a dual immersion school Author Kim Potowski
ISBN-10 1853599441
Release 2007-02-28
Pages 224
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This book describes the experiences of a group of students in Chicago, Illinois, who are attending one of the first Spanish-English dual immersion schools in the United States. The author follows the group during two school years, documenting their Spanish use and proficiency, as well as how their two languages intersect with the ongoing production of their identities.