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Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073568
Description: It is a key finding of contemporary educational research that the children of migrants experience educational disadvantage vis-à-vis their native-born peers. The educational disadvantage of bilingual ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073544
Description: In the Middle Ages those suspected of witchcraft were often subjected to a ‘trial by fire’ to prove their innocence or guilt. The idea was that fire was a divine manifestation and hence the ordeal of ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073709
Description: One of the most famous research subjects to ever have participated in second language learning research is a man known in the literature as Alberto. In 1973 Alberto participated in a ten-month longitu ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073569
Description: In a shopping mall in the city of Brighton, UK, a tourist was arrested on terrorism charges last week for taking a selfie video. Surely, taking selfies in a shopping mall is such a part of contemporar ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073694
Description: Bilingual education presents a major conundrum in contemporary diverse societies: on the one hand, bilingualism and diversity more generally are applauded in many educational discourses and widely see ... More
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1068775
Description: ‘What’s your nash, miss?’ Plurilingual pre-service teachers preparing to teach in Sydney schools. What is it like to be a plurilingual pre-service teacher, training to teach in Australian schools? Rec ... More
Authors: Grey, Alexandra
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073610
Description: It’s a weeknight at the Sydney Town Hall, an ornate 19th century building in the city centre. Almost everyone bustling in the entryway is of Chinese extraction, except the ushers (and me). They’re all ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073720
Description: Would Kirk Douglas be a Hollywood legend if he had kept his birth name Issur Danielovitch? Would Bob Dylan have achieved global fame if he had kept his birth name Robert Zimmerman? Would the current A ... More
Authors: Bodis, Agnes
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073513
Description: The refugee crisis in Europe has caught a lot of global media attention. Countries at the entry points and their official actions, as well civil organizations, get a lot of attention in online media; ... More
Authors: Bodis, Agnes
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073630
Description: Our opinions on language education are influenced by our firsthand experiences about languages: our memories of language learning, having friends, family from other countries, or traveling. Our experi ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073650
Description: Teacher expectations can constitute a self-fulfilling prophecy: teachers behave differently towards children depending on their expectations of them. The ways in which teachers treat students affect s ... More
Authors: Gerber, Livia
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073731
Description: Let me bust a prevalent urban myth: You do not need to be bi- or multilingual to become a linguist. There, busted. In fact, being bilingual initially brought me to a crossroads where I was nearly deni ... More
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1074853
Description: In my post on English in Berlin, I wondered what is required for a language to become ‘local’, and about the perhaps problematic tradition of defining languages on the basis of territory. Although it ... More
Authors: Li, Jia
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073738
Description: Over the past few decades, an increasing number of Burmese international students have enrolled in high schools in Yunnan, a province in the Southwest of China bordering Myanmar. More and more Burmese ... More
Authors: Piller, I
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1076204
Description: A few years ago, emergency service provision to speakers of languages other than English in Australia came under scrutiny when an Afghan woman tried to call the police but did not receive any assistan ... More