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Title: Sprachenvielfalt und Sprachenlernen: Neue Wege zur Literalität
Subtitle: Akten des 42. Linguistischen Kolloquiums in Rhodos 2007 - Proceedings of the 42nd Linguistics Colloquium in Rhodes 2007
Edited By: Evangelia Karagiannidou
Charis-Olga Papadopoulou
Eleni Skourtou
URL: http://www.peterlang.com/?264302
Series Title: Linguistik International
Description:

Dieser Band enthält 73 Beiträge in deutscher und englischer Sprache, die während des 42. Linguistischen Kolloquiums zum Thema Sprachenvielfalt und Sprachenlernen: Neue Wege zur Literalität im September 2007 in Rhodos gehalten wurden. Autorinnen und Autoren aus Europa, Kanada, Afrika und Australien setzen sich – auch interdisziplinär – mit Fragestellungen der Linguistik, Didaktik, Übersetzungswissenschaft, des Bilingualismus oder der Bildungspolitik auseinander und beleuchten das Thema aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven. Dank dieser Vielfältigkeit ist das Spektrum der Schwerpunkte, Fragestellungen und Erkenntnisse weit gefasst und in vielfacher Hinsicht von Bedeutung für die zukünftige Forschung.

This volume contains 73 contributions (written in English or German) presented at the 42nd Linguistics Colloquium held in Rhodes in September 2007 on the topic Language Diversity and Language Learning: New Paths to Literacy. Contributors from Europe, Canada, Africa and Australia address issues central to the fields of Linguistics, Language Teaching Methodology, Translation Studies, Bilingualism or Educational Policy, shedding light on the Colloquium’s topic from different perspectives and often in an interdisciplinary approach. Thanks to this diversity the spectrum of the foci, questions raised and insights gained is wide and in many respects of importance for future research.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Translation
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783631643020
Pages: 766
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