Tagged: language policy

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Family language policy

The Christmas & New Year holidays did not interfere with at least one publisher’s schedules! Routledge came out with Family language policies in a   multilingual world: Opportunities, challenges, and consequences in January as promised....

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Symposium talks online

Here’s something to listen to over the morning coffee. A symposium on Intergenerational Transmission of Minority Languages was held at the University of Canterbury in December, and the organisers made great use of technology. As a...

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Multilingual Education in Today’s World

I recently had the opportunity to engage in a discussion about multilingual education with a diverse group of educators. Two questions seemed to continually bubble to the surface, and I realised that these are...

about Corinne Seals

Corinne Seals is a Lecturer in Applied Linguistics. Prior to coming to New Zealand, she worked with the Centre for Applied Linguistics in Washington, DC on Ukrainian as a heritage language, and with integrated learning programs in Washington state. Her research interests share the common theme of language and identity. Presently, Corinne’s research focuses primarily on heritage language acquisition, maintenance, and education. She has investigated this amongst Ukrainian and Russian communities in the United States and within the Ukrainian community of New Zealand. Corinne also researches in the areas of linguistic landscapes, forensic linguistics, and gender, sexuality, and language.

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Lining up Language – a conference

An interesting-sounding conference is being held over two days at Te Papa in Wellington this week. Organised by the Office of Ethnic Communities, Lining up Language: Navigating Government Policy promises to cover a wide...