Transferring Linguistic Know-how into Institutional Practice

| University of Hamburg
| Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
ISBN 9789027219350 | EUR 75.00 | USD 113.00
ISBN 9789027271167 | EUR 75.00 | USD 113.00
This volume is dedicated to applied linguistic research on multilingualism. The term “applied linguistics” is used in a broad sense and describes several examples of the cooperation between linguists and public service institutions or commercial companies. Furthermore, renowned scholars in the field discuss how applied linguistics may enhance communication in the workplace, in schools and in public service institutions. The areas of application presented in this volume include intercultural communication, language acquisition, language contact, and sociolinguistic variation. The aim is to highlight the importance of applied linguistic research concerning the deployment of multilingualism, and, furthermore, to stimulate the debate about it. With multilingualism in different social settings being its focus, this volume will appeal to scholars in the fields of Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Second Language Acquisition, and Pragmatics.
[Hamburg Studies on Multilingualism, 15]  2013.  vii, 151 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Kristin Bührig and Bernd Meyer
Applied linguistics as problem solving 
and multilingualism
Karlfried Knapp
Sociolinguistics in New Zealand society: Using research to enhance working lives
Janet Holmes
The future of multilingualism: Towards a HELIX of societal multilingualism under global auspices
Jochen Rehbein
Varieties of English in the EFL 
classroom setting
Julia Davydova, Georg Maier and Peter Siemund
Promoting the weak language of German-Spanish bilingual children living in Germany
Conxita Lleó, Marta Saceda Ulloa and Izarbe Garcia Sanchez
Knowledge transfer on English as a lingua franca in written multilingual business communication
Claudia Böttger, Juliane House and Roman Stachowicz
Transfer is not a one-way street: Insights on Ad-hoc interpreting in German hospitals
Kristin Bührig and Bernd Meyer
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BIC Subject: CFDM – Bilingualism & multilingualism
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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ONIX 3.0
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