How to overcome the institutionalized stigmatization of local language users

How to overcome the institutionalized stigmatization of local language users

Creativity and discourse RODNEY H. JONES Aside from these and the many other examples of studies published in the journals that explore language as it is employed to take strategic action, it could be argued that world Englishes itself is a creative interdiscourse, a nexus of applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, critical linguistics, lexicography, literature and literary criticism, education, commerce and the voices of everyday life in a globalized world which has resulted in a ‘paradigm shift’…

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Creating a framework for a large-scale implementation of Content and Language Integrated Learning The first steps

Creating a framework for a large-scale implementation of Content and Language Integrated Learning The first steps

Jill Surmont, Esli Struys, Thomas Somers Abstract We argue that in order for the EU 2020 educational goals to be achieved, a large-scale implementation of Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is necessary. This educational approach not only ensures knowledge of multiple languages but it also stimulates pupils in such a way that they reach a higher cognitive level. To enable such large-scale implementation, a framework is needed that offers support and guidelines for the…

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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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Language Management/Labor

Language Management/Labor

Bonnie Urciuoli and Chaise LaDousa Anthropology Department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York 13323; email: burciuol@hamilton.edu, cladousa@hamilton.edu First published online as a Review in Advance on July 24, 2013 This article’s doi: 10.1146/annurev-anthro-092412-155524 Abstract How language is conceptualized as labor is a function of the economy within which profits are made and businesses are structured. Under capitalist regimes, language practices have been conceptualized as apart from labor, as part of the means of production, and as…

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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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WHAT ON EARTH IS LANGUAGE COMMODIFICATION?

WHAT ON EARTH IS LANGUAGE COMMODIFICATION?

Sloganizations in Language Education Discourse Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany, May 8-10, 2014 David Block ICREA/Universitat de Lleida (Spain) dblock@dal.udl.cat Language commodification is among the many terms in applied linguistics research that have become increasingly sloganized with little, if any, consideration of what they mean. Monica Heller (e.g. 2010) may be considered the originator of the term, and she has written about it with some care and intellectual integrity. However, originators of terminology seldom have control…

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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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SYSTEMIC FUNCTIONAL LINGUISTICS (SFL) AS A SOCIOLINGUISTIC CONCEPTION

PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “EUROFRINGES”: GENDER AND CULTURAL IDENTITY, (THIRD EDITION) SEPTEMBER 17-19, 2015 CONTENTS I. LINGUISTICS AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY Invited lecture SYSTEMIC FUNCTIONAL LINGUISTICS (SFL) AS A SOCIOLINGUISTIC CONCEPTION: POSSIBILITIES AND LIMITS OF THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK …………………………………………………………………………….. 7 Mariia Rubtcova LE LANGAGE DES MÉDIAS ENTRE STÉRÉOTYPE ET CRÉATIVITÉ LANGAGIÈRE ……………………………………………………………………………. 26 Ludmila Braniste BRITISH DIPLOMATIC LANGUAGE ………………………………………………. 32 Violeta Negrea HUNGARIAN TERMS IN OLD ROMANIAN JURIDICAL DOCUMENTS … 38 Liliana Agache LEXICAL AND GRAMMATICAL…

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11th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level

11th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level

11th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level 9-10 December 2016, Hong Kong 11th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level is jointly organised by the Department of English of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures of Tsinghua University and School of International Studies of Zhejiang University, China.  As a part of the celebration of the 80 year’s anniversary of PolyU, it aims to provide a platform for…

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