Applied Linguists Needed: Cross-disciplinary Networking in by Lida Cope

By Lida Cope

It is a indisputable fact that the world’s languages are loss of life at an alarming fee. This entire quantity aspires to elevate wisdom between utilized linguists and language practitioners concerning the wishes and matters of endangered language groups. It means that the way in which ahead lies in development language revitalization groups reflecting the degrees of workmanship that the fields of formal linguistics and utilized linguistics need to provide – in how good researchers and practitioners make the most a massive networking capability throughout disciplines to deal with the wishes of revitalization, stabilization, or upkeep in those groups.

A wide variety of specialist participants addresses the subsequent issues: (1) how diverse language instructing contexts dictate what utilized linguists convey to the desk; (2) how education in utilized linguists can empower contributors of the conversing neighborhood; (3) why we should always severely research the problems and terminology used to explain endangered language contexts; and (4) how linguistic talents will be tailored and built-in, conceptually and pedagogically, into non-traditional educating contexts. The energy of this assortment lies in bringing jointly professional utilized and box linguists whose paintings represents wide box reports, theoretical services, and passionate unravel to act.

This ebook used to be initially released as a different factor of Language and Education.

Show description

Read or Download Applied Linguists Needed: Cross-disciplinary Networking in Endangered Language Contexts PDF

Best linguistics books

Minimalist Investigations in Linguistic Theory (Routledge Leading Linguists)

Professor Howard Lasnik is among the world's best theoretical linguists. He has produced influential and demanding paintings in components corresponding to syntactic concept, logical shape, and learnability. This choice of essays attracts jointly a few of his top paintings from his tremendous contribution to linguistic thought.

Language and Identity in the Balkans: Serbo-Croatian and Its Disintegration

Opposed to a backdrop of the ethnic strife within the Balkans and the cave in of Yugoslavia in 1991, Robert Greenberg describes how the languages of Croatia, Bosnia, Kosovo, Serbia, and Montenegro got here into being and exhibits how their genesis displays ethnic, spiritual, and political id. His first-hand observations earlier than and after Communism provide insights into the character of language switch and the relation among language and id.

Learning Languages, Learning Life Skills: Autobiographical Reflexive Approach to Teaching and Learning a Foreign Language: 8 (Educational Linguistics)

Studying Languages, studying existence abilities deals an autobiographical reflexive method of international language schooling. The orientation of the publication is sensible, containing wealthy descriptions of language studying occasions together with real language use and scholar tales. instructing, together with making plans, tools, school room paintings and overview, and case reports of 'good' language studying and the way discussion in response to reminiscing can be utilized to advertise scholars’ health and wellbeing within the language school room are defined intimately.

The Welsh Language in the Digital Age (White Paper Series)

This white paper is a part of a chain that promotes wisdom approximately language expertise and its power. It addresses educators, reporters, politicians, language groups and others. the provision and use of language expertise in Europe varies among languages. therefore, the activities which are required to additional help study and improvement of language applied sciences additionally range for every language.

Additional resources for Applied Linguists Needed: Cross-disciplinary Networking in Endangered Language Contexts

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.58 of 5 – based on 10 votes