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Ethnic Differences in Language Skills: How Individual and Family Characteristics Aid and Prohibit the Linguistic Integration of Children of Immigrants

Jörg Dollmann, Frida Rudolphi, and Meenakshi Parameshwaran

in Growing up in Diverse Societies: The Integration of the Children of Immigrants in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266373
eISBN:
9780191879562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266373.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Proficiency in the language of a new country is perhaps the most important precondition for the successful integration of immigrants in various other integration aspects, like educational and ... More


Individual Communicative Benefits

Victor Ginsburgh and Shlomo Weber

in How Many Languages Do We Need?: The Economics of Linguistic Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136899
eISBN:
9781400838905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136899.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter begins with a discussion of the incentives to learn foreign languages, ranging from an expected increase in earnings, to the pleasure it can provide through immersion in a different ... More


Componential Approaches to the Study of Language Proficiency

Norbert Francis

in Bilingual Competence and Bilingual Proficiency in Child Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016391
eISBN:
9780262298384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016391.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the relationship among the components of language ability in school: language proficiency relating to literacy learning and other language skills essential for academic ... More


An Analysis of Academic Language Proficiency

Norbert Francis

in Bilingual Competence and Bilingual Proficiency in Child Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016391
eISBN:
9780262298384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016391.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the child’s abilities related to academic uses of language, including the abilities necessary for reading and writing. It looks at the underlying components of language ... More


Linguistic Expats and Bounded Fluency: “I am an expat in my own country”

Tsedal Neeley

in The Language of Global Success: How a Common Tongue Transforms Multinational Organizations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196121
eISBN:
9781400888641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196121.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter focuses on the Japanese linguistic expats and their linguistic shock, which initially presents a barrier to learning a foreign language. It provides the results of the seemingly ... More


Metalinguistic Awareness, Bilingualism, and Writing

Norbert Francis

in Bilingual Competence and Bilingual Proficiency in Child Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016391
eISBN:
9780262298384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016391.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the development of academic language proficiency, with an emphasis on children’s writing ability particularly children’s correction, revision, and editing of their own ... More


Linguistic Diversity at Work

Ingrid Piller

in Linguistic Diversity and Social Justice: An Introduction to Applied Sociolinguistics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199937240
eISBN:
9780190267414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937240.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the ways in which linguistic diversity undergirds injustices in the world of paid work and employment. Insufficient proficiency in the dominant language may be used as a blanket ... More


Bilingualism in School

Norbert Francis

in Bilingual Competence and Bilingual Proficiency in Child Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016391
eISBN:
9780262298384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016391.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines bilingualism and second language (L2) learning in multilingual and multicultural educational institutions. It looks at child language development in bilingual and multilingual ... More


Does Foreign Language Proficiency Foster Migration of Young Individuals within the European Union?

Ainhoa Aparicio-Fenoll and Zoë Kuehn

in The Economics of Language Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034708
eISBN:
9780262335980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034708.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Speaking the language of the host country eases migrants’ integration and tends to boost their economic success in the country of destination. However, the decision to acquire language skills may in ... More


Bimodal Bilingual Cross-Language Interaction: Pieces of the Puzzle

Ellen Ormel and Marcel Giezen

in Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199371815
eISBN:
9780190226640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371815.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

For spoken language bilinguals, it is well established that the two languages influence each other during language processing, even in monolingual contexts. Furthermore, knowledge of multiple spoken ... More


Leading the Lingua Franca Mandate

Tsedal Neeley

in The Language of Global Success: How a Common Tongue Transforms Multinational Organizations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196121
eISBN:
9781400888641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196121.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter follows Mikitani's thinking and leadership development with regard to the Englishnization mandate. Initially, Mikitani believed the English language mandate would succeed if employees ... More


Linguistic Diversity in Education

Ingrid Piller

in Linguistic Diversity and Social Justice: An Introduction to Applied Sociolinguistics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199937240
eISBN:
9780190267414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937240.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter demonstrates that linguistic diversity in education raises specific social justice concerns based on the entrenched mismatch between schools as institutions with a monolingual habitus ... More


Arabic Language Learning on US Campuses after 9/11: “Needs” and Challenges

Elizabeth Anderson Worden and Jeremy Browne

in Middle East Studies for the New Milleniu: Infrastructures of Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479827787
eISBN:
9781479850662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479827787.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores trends in Arabic-language learning during years before and after 9/11 to shed light on the relationship between the federal government's pressing need for regional specialists ... More


Cultural Integration and Export Variety Overlap across Countries

Peter H. Egger and Andrea Lassmann

in The Economics of Language Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034708
eISBN:
9780262335980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034708.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter assesses the role of a larger degree of common language use between the populations of two countries on the so-called extensive product margin of trade. We focus on the overlap of ... More


Co-Enrollment and the Education of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Learners: Foundations, Implementation, and Challenges

Shirin Antia, Harry Knoors, and Marc Marschark

in Co-Enrollment in Deaf Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190912994
eISBN:
9780190913021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912994.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter introduces the concept of co-enrollment, exploring the philosophical and pragmatic foundations of this educational option of educating deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) students. The intent ... More


Social Integration: Building a Family, a Community, and a Life

Rafael Alarcón, Luis Escala, and Olga Odgers

in Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284852
eISBN:
9780520960527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284852.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the social integration of Mexican immigrants. The immigrants interviewed in this study display an intense organizational life through participation in one or more associations ... More


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