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Second Language Learning and Teaching

Contacts and Contrasts in Educational Contexts and Translation

Editors: Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk, Barbara (Ed.)

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  • Goes beyond the usual compartmentalized linguistic research and focuses on the phenomena of contact and contrasts between languages and cultures in different contexts
  • Discusses social and cognitive phenomena in foreign language and culture acquisition and translation at the interface of languages and other semiotic codes
  • Sheds new light on the phenomena of language and culture contacts and contrasts
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This volume covers descriptions and interpretations of social and cognitive phenomena and processes which emerge at the interface of languages and cultures in educational and translation contexts. It contains eleven papers, divided into two parts, which focus respectively on the issues of language and culture acquisition and a variety of translation practices (general language, literature, music translation) from socio-cultural and cognitive perspectives.

About the authors

Dr. habil. Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk is a full professor of English and Applied Linguistics at the State University of Applied Sciences in Konin, Poland and head of the Department of Research in Language, Literature and Translation. She previously served for many years as head of the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics at the University of Lodz, Poland. She is the author or editor of numerous books and papers on cognitive and corpus linguistics, collaborative knowledge acquisition and translation. She is a recipient of Polish Academy of Sciences awards, was selected as an Honorary Professor in Linguistics and Modern English Language at the University of Lancaster, UK, and has been invited to read papers at conferences and give workshops at various European, American and Asian universities.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Studying Parental Attitudes to Intergenerational Transmission of a Heritage Language: Polish in Regensburg

    Pages 3-19

    Pułaczewska, Hanna

  • Shukriya’s Story: Negotiating Cultural Dissonance While Learning to Be Literate

    Pages 21-44

    Nykiel-Herbert, Barbara

  • Tapping the Distinction Between Explicit and Implicit Knowledge: Methodological Issues

    Pages 45-60

    Pawlak, Mirosław

  • Using Boundary Objects in the Methodology of TEFL at the Tertiary Level of Education

    Pages 61-71

    Gadomska, Agnieszka

  • CLIL Education

    Pages 73-83

    Borowiak, Agnieszka

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eBook $84.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-04978-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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Hardcover $109.99
price for USA in USD
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Contacts and Contrasts in Educational Contexts and Translation
Editors
  • Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk
Series Title
Second Language Learning and Teaching
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-04978-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-04978-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-04977-5
Series ISSN
2193-7648
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 194
Number of Illustrations
17 b/w illustrations, 12 illustrations in colour
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