A comprehensive companion to the core dimensions of multilingualism
What is multilingualism? What are its main issues?
Delivering illuminating facts and significant findings from a variety of multilingual settings, this
textbook covers the diverse dimensions of multilingualism comprehensively and systematically.
Along with explaining key concepts, the book examines the foremost issues of individual and societal
multilingualism. Indigenous and minority languages, World Englishes, translanguaging, cross-linguistic influence, multilingual identity, the impact of multilingualism on healthy aging as well as models and research methods are featured in the textbook. Each chapter is supported by a comprehensive review of relevant research to reveal fresh perspectives, offer discerning insights and pose challenging possibilities for future exploration.
With its clear structure, careful signposting, end of chapter summaries, further reading lists, and
reflective discussion questions and exercises, the book suits personal study as well as face-to-face,
distant and hybrid methods of learning.