Language Management in Contact Situations

Language Management in Contact Situations

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The authors of this volume analyze language contact situations emerging in East and Central Europe, Australia, and Japan. The individual chapters focus on language problems which appear in concrete interactions between speakers of various languages. The objective of the book is to demonstrate the capacity of the language management framework on the basis of highly diversified empirical material and thus aid in the solving of similar language problems which arise in different types of intercultural contact. The chapters contribute to the forming of a new approach to the processes underlying linguistic diversity, covering both its micro and macro aspects.All the participants claimed that merely reading through prescribed articles did not enable them to obtain a sufficient ... for essay-style questions while sitting for examinations but that he could not properly describe the answers in English.

Title:Language Management in Contact Situations
Author:Jiří Nekvapil, Tamah Sherman
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2009


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