Book Volume 11 2014

Critical Perspectives on Language Education

Australia and the Asia Pacific

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ISBN: 978-3-319-06184-9 (Print) 978-3-319-06185-6 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-7

    Introduction

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    Pages 9-27

    Occupying the ‘Third Space’: Perspectives and Experiences of Asian English Language Teachers

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    Pages 29-48

    Changing Perspectives of Literacy, Identity and Motivation: Implications for Language Education

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    Pages 49-70

    Constructing Meaning from the Unfamiliar: Implications for Critical Intercultural Education

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    Pages 71-100

    Can Teachers Know Learners’ Minds? Teacher Empathy and Learner Body Language in English Language Teaching

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    Pages 101-117

    Code-Switching and Indigenous Workplace Learning: Cross-Cultural Competence Training or Cultural Assimilation?

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    Pages 119-140

    The Retention of Year 11/12 Chinese in Australian Schools: A Relevance Theory Perspective

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    Pages 141-161

    Towards the Establishment of a WACE Examination in Japanese as a Heritage Language: Critical Perspectives

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    Pages 163-187

    A Place for Second Generation Japanese Speaking Children in Perth: Can they Maintain Japanese as a Community Language?

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    Pages 189-208

    Tamil Language in Multilingual Singapore: Key Issues in Teaching and Maintaining a Minority Language

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    Pages 209-228

    Functional English and Chinese as Mediums of Instruction in a Higher Institution in Hong Kong

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 229-231