"Drawing on the results of a tri-national comparative survey of secondary pupils' attitudes towards Modern Foreign Language Learning (MFLL), this book illustrates both the importance and nature of learner attitudes and the contribution of comparative education to our understanding of educational issues. Questions considered include: What is the nature of
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-10 - Publisher: Routledge
Designed for all trainee and newly qualified teachers, teacher trainers and mentors, this volume provides a contemporary handbook for the teaching of modern foreign languages, covering Key Stages 2, 3 and 4 in line with current DfEE and TTA guidelines.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-04 - Publisher: Multilingual Matters
This book explores the role of identity in adolescent foreign language learning to provide evidence that an identity-focused approach can make a difference to achievement in education. It uses both in-depth exploratory interviews with language learners and a cross-sectional survey to provide a unique glimpse into the identity dynamics that
Authors: Agnieszka Otwinowska, Dr. Gessica De Angelis
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-06 - Publisher: Multilingual Matters
It is clearly illogical to search for one good, universal solution for multilingual education when educational contexts differ so widely due to demographic and social factors. The situation is further complicated by the motivations of learners and teachers, and by attitudes towards multilingualism and ‘otherness’. The studies in this volume