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Title: Norms in Educational Linguistics - Normen in Educational Linguistics
Subtitle: Linguistic, Didactic and Cultural Perspectives - Sprachwissenschaftliche, didaktische und kulturwissenschaftliche Perspektiven
Edited By: Stefanie Dose
Sandra Götz
Thorsten Brato
Christine Brand
URL: http://www.peterlang.com/index.cfm?vID=59014&vLang=E
Series Title: LaCuLi. Language Culture Literacy
Description:

This volume is a collection of German and English papers presented at a
symposium for young researchers on 'Norms in Educational Linguistics', which
was held in Giessen (Germany) in 2008. The proceedings represent a multitude
of philologies, theoretical frameworks and applications and are structured in
thematic sections ranging from Language policy as a reflection of cultural norms
to Norm, standard, deviation and Target norms in foreign language teaching.

Dieser Band ist eine Sammlung von deutsch- und englischsprachigen Beiträgen,
die bei einem Symposium für Nachwuchswissenschaftler zu 'Normen in der
Educational Linguistics' (Gießen, 2008) gehalten wurden. Die Betrachtung
verschiedenster Sprachen und theoretischer Ansätze sowie die
Anwendungsbeispiele zeichnen diesen Band aus, in dem die Normfrage anhand
von drei Schwerpunktbereichen diskutiert wird: Sprachpolitik als Ausdruck
kultureller Normen, Norm, Standard, Abweichung und Zielnormen im
Fremdsprachenunterricht.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783631590140
Pages: 197
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