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Multilingualism in Europe

A Case Study

by Lorna Carson

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Published by Peter Lang Pub Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Multicultural Education,
  • Education,
  • Language

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12807639M
    ISBN 109052019959
    ISBN 109789052019956

    ‘The authors of this book demonstrate that multilingualism is as old as humanity itself. Language and politics have always been intertwined, creating amazing and conflictual complexity This is a very clear and highly informative book.' Jean-Marc Dewaele - Birkbeck, University of London. Abstract: This book is devoted to the study of multilingual Britain in the later medieval period, from the Norman Conquest to John Skelton. It brings together experts from different disciplines — history, linguistics, and literature - in a joint effort to recover the complexities of spoken and written communication in the Middle Ages.

    Multilingualism. The Commissioner for Multilingualism was responsible for language policy of the European Union, i.e., promoting multilingualism for the citizens and the institutions of the EU. It was created on 1 January during the Barroso Commission.   This book focuses on the increase of urban multilingualism in Europe as a consequence of processes of migration and minorisation. It offers multidisciplinary, crossnational and crosslinguistic perspectives on immigrant minority languages at home and in school in six multicultural cities across Europe/5(2).

      Europe is at the forefront of the development of policies that promote multilingualism in its member states, both on the social and the institutional level, as well as plurilingualism on the individual level. As Europe faces the challenge of multilingual education and diversity on various and exceedingly heterogeneous levels with regard to plurilinguals’ Cited by: Several examples in Europe, past and present, presented in this chapter, illustrate this never‐ending process, which results in a great variety of linguistic situations showing various profiles. The Handbook of Bilingualism and Multilingualism, Second EditionCited by: 9.


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Multilingualism in Europe by Lorna Carson Download PDF EPUB FB2

This chapter aims to explore certain aspects and dimensions of bilingualism and multilingualism, with a focus on Europe. The issues analyzed are the following: languages coming into contact due to conquest or colonization, bilingualism and multilingualism as a reflection of political trends and contemporary lifestyles, official languages, and heritage : Irina-Ana Multilingualism in Europe book.

It’s there — hard, quantitative evidence of an English-centric multilingualism in Europe — in the report: “English is much more likely to be cited by respondents as the first i.e. most fluent foreign language spoken (32%), than the second (11%) or third (3%)” (from p. 20)Author: Ingrid Piller.

This book focuses on the increase of urban multilingualism in Europe as a consequence of processes of migration and minorisation. It offers multidisciplinary, crossnational and crosslinguistic perspectives on immigrant minority languages at home and in school in six multicultural cities across : Paperback.

This book explores how different European education systems manage multilingualism. Each chapter focuses on one of ten diverse settings (Andorra, Asturias, the Basque Country, Catalonia, England, Finland, France, Latvia, the Netherlands and Romania) and considers how its education system is influenced by historical, sociolinguistic and legislative and political processes and.

Madalena Cruz-Ferreira has crafted a down-to-earth, fun, accessible, and highly informed treatise on multilingualism. The book addresses a wide range of misconceptions about multilingualism in a humorous and entertaining way, and should be required reading for teachers, professionals, and the rest of us who work closely with groups and individuals who use multiple languages.

Multilingualism is the use of more than one language, either by an individual speaker or by a group of is believed that multilingual speakers outnumber monolingual speakers in the world's population.

More than half of all Europeans claim to speak at least one language other than their mother tongue; but many read and write in one language.

Always useful to traders. All in all, the book is an invaluable contribution to research on European multilingualism and practice, as it discusses current and develops new comprehensive interdisciplinary conceptualizations, understandings, and perspectives, bridging the gap between theory and practice in a highly constructive by: 7.

Authors in this volume Mireille Rosello: Introduction Multilingualism in Europe: Policy and Practice László Marácz: Multilingualism in Europe: Policy and Practice Yvo Volman: The Lisbon Treaty and Linguistic Diversity: Policy and Practice in the European Institutions Galina Korshunova and László Marácz: Multilingualism and Transnational Communication Strategies in Europe: From.

Get this from a library. Multilingual Europe, multilingual Europeans. [László Károly Marácz; Mireille Rosello;] -- "Multilingualism is a crucial if often unrecognized marker of new European identities. In this collection of essays, we observe how a plurilinguist and.

Built around the concept of linguistic and cultural plurality, this book defines language as an instrument of action and symbolic power. Plurality is conceived here as: a complex array of voices, perspectives and approaches that seeks to preserve the complexity of the multilingual and multicultural enterprise, including language learning and teaching ; a coherent system of.

The volume is an absolute must-read for any student and researcher in the field of bi-/multilingualism and the adjacent spheres of language contact, language and globalization, second language acquisition, cross-cultural communication, world Englishes, and others.” (World Englishes, 10 February ).

The book will be of great value to researchers, professionals and students interested in multilingualism and multilingual education all over the world. View Show abstract. Research in the area of bilingualism and multilingualism invariably produces fascinating insights.

In the Europe of yesteryears, the paradigm of one nation one language was dominant and fashionable as a nation-building ideology that multilingualism was considered a curse, a demon that had to be exorcised.

Today, the avalanche of empirical evidence of research findings has Author: Beban Sammy Chumbow. This volume explores the roots of Europe's struggle with multilingualism. It argues that, over the centuries, the pursuit of linguistic homogeneity has become a central aspect of the mindset of Europeans.

In its extreme form, it became manifest in the principle of 'one language, one state, one people'. Consequently, multilingualism came to be viewed as an undesirable. Read "Multilingualism and English in Twenty-First-Century Europe Recent Developments and Challenges" by available from Rakuten Kobo.

This book aims to tackle one of the most controversial and important linguistic, educational and societal debates in con Brand: Peter Lang. MINORITY LANGUAGES AND MULTILINGUALISM IN EUROPE AND IN THE EUROPEAN UNION in Multilingual Europe, Multilingual Europeans. MINORITY LANGUAGES AND MULTILINGUALISM IN EUROPE AND IN THE EUROPEAN UNION.

This book breaks open the 'black box' of the workplace, where successful immigrants work together with their Cited by: 4. Multilingualism has many advantages in Europe and elsewhere in the world.

Apart from providing the possibilit y of mobility and career and cash advantages, multilingualism. Explores the roots of Europe's struggle with multilingualism. This book argues that, over the centuries, the pursuit of linguistic homogeneity has become a central aspect of the mindset of Europeans.

It offers an overview of the emergence of a standard language ideology and its relationship with ethnicity, territorial unity and social : Book Description.

By the co-author of Language Online, this book builds on the earlier work while focusing on multilingualism in the digital g on a range of digital media – from email to chatrooms and social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube – Lee demonstrates how online multilingualism is closely linked to people's offline literacy practices and identities.

"The celebrated multilingualism of not just Europe but also the rest of the world may be exaggerated. The hand-wringing about America’s supposed linguistic weakness is often accompanied by the claim that monolinguals make up a small worldwide minority.

The Oxford linguist Suzanne Romaine has claimed that bilingualism and multilingualism 'are Author: Richard Nordquist. The book also provides a global perspective on these issues with contributors focused on North and South America, Europe, Australia, and Africa. Together, the interdisciplinary and global contributions reveal the limits of conventional approaches to sociolinguistics and offer a glimpse into directions for the future of the field.

This volume explores the roots of Europe's struggle with multilingualism. It argues that, over the centuries, the pursuit of linguistic homogeneity has become a central aspect of the mindset of Europeans.

In its extreme form, it became manifest in the principle of 'one language, one state, one people'.Pages: Multilingual definition is - of, having, or expressed in several languages. How to use multilingual in a sentence.

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