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Title: In the Presence of English
Subtitle: Media and European Youth
URL: http://www.springer.com/978-0-387-36893-1
Series Title: Language Policy
Description:

This book is designed to provide insight into the roles of English in and
for Europe. The starting point for this comparative study is recognition of
the increasing importance of communication with peoples from other cultures
and countries. The book contributes to discussions of the possibilities of
transnational media offerings, and facilitates a better understanding of
the influence of media in foreign language acquisition.

Relevant to how schools react to and take advantage of media influences on
English acquisition

Contributes to discussions of the possibilities of transnational media
offerings

Facilitates a better understanding of the influence of media in foreign
language acquisition and of its role in promoting cross cultural
understanding across European cultures

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Springer
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780387368931
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 161
Prices: U.S.$ 69.95
U.K.£ 42.50
EuropeEURO 54.95