Language in Late Capitalism Pride and Profit by Alexandre Duchêne and Monica Heller

Language in Late Capitalism Pride and Profit by Alexandre Duchêne and Monica Heller

First published 2012 by Routledge Contents List of Figures and Tables Acknowledgments 1 Pride and Profit: Changing Discourses of Language, Capital and Nation-State MONICA HELLER AND ALEXANDRE DUCHÊNE 2 Sociolinguistic Regimes and the Practices as Terrain of Struggle in a Swiss Football Stadium SUSAN GAL 3 Commodification of Pride and Resistance to Profit: Language Practices as Terrain of Struggle in a Swiss Football Stadium ALFONSO DEL PERCIO AND ALEXANDRE DUCHÊNE 4 “Total Quality Language Revival” JACQUELINE…

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Commodification of Foreign Languages in the Educational Space of Modern Russia

Commodification of Foreign Languages in the Educational Space of Modern Russia

Journal of Siberian Federal University. Humanities & Social Sciences 11 (2015 8) 2596-2605 Veronica A. Razumovskaya Siberian Federal University The main purpose of the article is to show in diachronic and synchronic aspects foreign languages teaching and learning within the educational space of Russia. A special attention is paid to English as a foreign language (EFL), the presence of which in different educational paradigms is concerned under the concept of globanglization and commodification of educational…

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Arabicization of Business Terms from Terminology Planning Perspective

Arabicization of Business Terms from Terminology Planning Perspective

International Journal of English Linguistics; Vol. 6, No. 1; 2016 ISSN 1923-869X E-ISSN 1923-8703 Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education Fawwaz Al-Abed Al-Haq & Sarah A. Al-Essa 1 Tafila Technical University, Tafila, Jordan 2 English Language and Literature Department , The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan doi:10.5539/ijel.v6n1p150 URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ijel.v6n1p150 Abstract The main purpose of this study was to measure the extent of acceptability of Arabicized business terms. The present study investigated the attitudes of…

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Language as a Resource: an African Perspective. The Concept of Language as a Resource

Language as a Resource: an African Perspective. The Concept of Language as a Resource

Ambrose, M, J Read & V Webb (Compilers). 1998. Workshop papers: The role of the African Languages in democratic South Africa. 5-6 Mar 1998. Pretoria: University of Pretoria, CentRePoL Language as a Resource: an African Perspective Prof Ayo Bamgbose (University of Ibadan, Nigeria & University of Leipzig, Germany)) Language is a powerful symbol in society, but its potential is not fully recognised. For example, outside the context of a national language, which is supposed to…

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SFL in Japanese: Online study group

SFL in Japanese: Online study group

Invitation from Online study group in Japanese: Dear all In March we launched an online study group for discussing SFL in Japanese with a number of colleagues across the world. We now prepare for the next meeting in 19th June, and would like to take this opportunity to invite more people to join in. Our aims are to get together, to  share knowledge and questions in a collaborative collegial setting, to learn from each other…

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El bilingüismo favorece también la inteligencia social

El bilingüismo favorece también la inteligencia social

IGNACIO MORGADO BERNAL 19 ABR 2016 – 13:42 CEST A mis hijos Claudia y Pau, que hablan en catalán con su madre y en castellano con su padre. En un artículo anterior de este mismo diario tuve ocasión de exponer diversas ventajas del multilingüismo que van más allá del incremento en las posibilidades de comunicación entre personas de distintos lugares y países. Comentamos entonces los descubrimientos y observaciones científicas que muestran que las personas bilingües…

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