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National language and communication in multilingual societies

Asian Association on National Languages. Conference

National language and communication in multilingual societies

papers presented at the Seventh Conference of the Asian Association on National Languages (ASANAL)

by Asian Association on National Languages. Conference

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Published by Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Language policy -- Asia -- Congresses.,
    • Multilingualism -- Asia -- Congresses.,
    • Communication -- Asia -- Congresses.,
    • Sociolinguistics -- Asia -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementedited by Asmah Haji Omar.
      ContributionsAsmah Haji Omar, 1940-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsP119.32.A78 A85 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 445 p. :
      Number of Pages445
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2171738M
      LC Control Number88940325

      Definitions. Language policy has been defined in a number of ways. According to Kaplan and Baldauf (), "A language policy is a body of ideas, laws, regulations, rules and practices intended to achieve the planned language change in the societies, group or system" (p. xi). Lo Bianco defines the field as “a situated activity, whose specific history and local circumstances influence what is. Language Communication and Society. This Major Requires A Minimum Of 42 Credits In Linguistics. L is a 6 credit, year-long course which is an AR3X0 for Linguistics Majors.

      National and Official Languages in Nigeria: Literacy and development in Nigeria are thus best apprehended in the context of language planning in a multilingual society. With regard to minority language use, we imply in this paper that literacy, communication and the linguistic implications of literacy development fall into the ambit of. Managing Language in a Multicultural Nation In a global economy, the need to nurture, cultivate and manage multilingual resources within the United States is more pronounced than ever.

        Hong Kong: Strategic Planning Office & Research Centre into Language Education and Acquisition in Multilingual Societies, The Hong Kong Institute of Education. Kirkpatrick, A. (). English as a lingua franca in ASEAN: A multilingual model. The appearance of different communication strategies, including lingua francas, like English as a lingua franca, Regional Languages of Communication (ReLan), Lingua Receptiva (LaRa) and Code Switching (CS) will be discussed in the framework of three multilingual states in the European context, i.e. the historical Hapsburg Empire, Switzerland.


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National language and communication in multilingual societies: papers presented at the Seventh Conference of the Asian Association on National Languages (ASANAL) Author: Asmah Haji Omar ; Asian Association on National Languages.

His interests lie in the interface between language and society. He is the author of Francophonie in the s: Problems and Opportunities (Multilingual matters, ), Language Policy in Britain and France: The Processes of Policy (Cassells, ), Language, Community and the State (Intellect, ) and Identity, Insecurity and Image: France Format: Paperback.

SOCIOLINGUISTIC: LANGUAGE USE AND POLICY IN MULTILINGUAL SOCIETY. 'Language, Society and Communication: An Introduction' is a southern African introduction to linguistics, language and communication.

It breaks new ground by re-presenting mainstream linguistic theories from a southern perspective. For. Every society has a number of choices to make in terms of which language will be used in that society and when.

When it comes to multilingual societies, decisions also need to be made concerning how many languages the society will support, how many languages members of the society are expected to learn, and so on.

Language Choice in Communication in a Multilingual Setting: A Case Study of a Cross Section of First Year Students of the University of Cape Coast, Ghana In early times, when most people were members of small language communities, it was necessary to know two or more languages for trade or any other dealings outside one’s own town.

community was the objective of language acquisition traditionally, in the multilingual orientation one focuses on shuttling between communities with fluidity and ease.

In fact, the multilingual. Language planning in multilingual countries: The case of the Philippines1 parameters on when and how to introduce the national language or the official language in the schooling system; 3) parameters on the choice of and time for introducing the language of wider communication for the educated sector of society.

Reasons will be based on. Convergence in multilingual societies Language contact occurs when speakers of two or more languages or varieties interact and influence each other. Language convergence is a type of linguistic change in which languages resemble each other as a result of prolonged language contact and mutual interference.

On the other side of the argument, the ‘supporters’ of bilingual (or multilingual) education policies are convinced that children benefit from an education in their own language – in addition to or in combination with education in the majority language of schooling. They argue that education in the mother tongue provides a more effective basis for learning the language of schooling and on children’s well-being.

These include studies on national languages and languages of wider communication in developing nations; the communication role of languages in multilingual societies; and social and cognitive aspects of by:   While the field of language awareness initially concentrated on English L1 teaching, its scope and principles nowadays are much broader, including a wide variety of languages and contexts, such as L2 and L3 learning; bi- tri- and multilingual education; content- and language-integrated learning; and computer-/mobile-assisted learning.

multilingual societies, the need for a lingua franca,1 which could be the base for communication in language communities without a common language, is growing steadily. For some time English, being a widely spread language and used for intercultural.

The 25 contributions of this volume represent a selection from the more than papers originally presented at the International Conference on “Multilingual Individuals and Multilingual Societies” (MIMS), held in Hamburg (October ) and organized by the Collaborative Research Center “Multilingualism” after twelve years of successful : language to national identity, the effects of globalization (the pull to wards international languages, especially English), and pressure for attention to the rights of indigenous or migrant linguistic minorities.

These factors hav e shaped the current bilingual and multilingual education complex in many countries. 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.

Language, Discourse and Identity in Central Europe: The German Language in a Multilingual Space (Language and but what role is the relationship between German and other languages playing today in the reshaping of societies and communities in this rapidly changing region.

as well as the language of business communication in international Format: Hardcover. In many multilingual nations of the world, the multiplicity of indigenous languages and cultures makes the choice of a national language for the purpose of sustainable development difficult.

This paper considers the media as major sources and vehicles for development through the choice and use of appropriate language. The English language, which has transformed from its initial status of a. The Multilingual Internet Language, Culture, and Communication Online Edited by Brenda Danet and Susan C.

Herring. Two thirds of global Internet users are non-English speakers. Despite this, most scholarly literature on the internet and computer-mediated-communication (CMC) focuses exclusively on.

In a time where concepts such as gender pronouns, sexual assault and harassment, and toxic masculinity are entering and shaping public discourse, knowing the ways in which gender and language interact is key.

In her new book, Speaking Up: Understanding Language and Gender (Multilingual Matters, ), Dr. Allyson Jule describes the ways in which gender and language intersect in various. For the contacts and communication across all national, language and cultural boundaries, for work with changing business partners or operating locations and for collaboration in multilingual groups there is a need for a medium which is understood by as many as possible.

At the present time this is mostly English worldwide.This book presents high-quality empirical research on education in multilingual societies, highlighting findings that, in addition to providing descriptions of language learning, development, and use in language contact and multilingual contexts, will help shape future language education policy and practices in multilingual societies.

Benson, C. Summary overview. Mother tongue-based education in multi-lingual contexts. In Improving the quality of mother tongue-based literacy and studies from Asia, Africa and South America, ed.

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