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How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Multilingualism, Second Language Learning, and Gender
Written By: Adrian Blackledge
Edited By: Aneta Pavlenko
Ingrid Piller
Marya Teutsch-Dwyer
Series Title: Language, Power and Social Process (LPSP)

This volume presents a comprehensive introduction to the study of second language learning, multilingualism and gender. An impressive array of papers situated within a feminist poststructuralist framework demonstrates how this framework allows for a deeper understanding of second language learning, a number of language contact phenomena, intercultural communication, and critical language pedagogy. The volume has wide appeal to students and scholars in the fields of language and gender, sociolinguistics, SLA, anthropology, and language education.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110170264
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 356
Prices: Euro 84.00 / sFr 134,- / US$ 89.95.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 3110170272
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 356
Prices: Euro 34.95 / sFr 56,- / US$ 24.95