Challenging the Monolingual Mindset

This volume challenges the monolingual mindset by highlighting how language-related issues surround us in many different ways, and explores the tensions that can develop in managing and understanding multilingualism.

Author: John Hajek

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

ISBN: 9781783092512

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

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This volume challenges the monolingual mindset by highlighting how language-related issues surround us in many different ways, and explores the tensions that can develop in managing and understanding multilingualism. The book features analysis and discussion on the use of languages across a range of contexts, including post-migration settlement, policy, education, language contact and intercultural communication.

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