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Rubino, Antonia – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2010
This paper gives a critical overview of Australian research in the area of immigrant languages, arguing that this field of study is a significant component of the wider applied linguistics scene in Australia and has also contributed to enhancing the broad appreciation of the cultural and linguistic diversity of the country. It shows that research…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Applied Linguistics, Foreign Countries, Immigrants
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Clyne, Michael – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2007
Language is crucial in our lives and to all disciplines. It affects our well-being individually and collectively and touches important sociopolitical issues. Linguists/applied linguists have exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary research and to work in contexts personally meaningful to them. While language is the concern of all people,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Responsibility, Applied Linguistics, Language Role
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Crombie, Winifred – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 1995
Argues that in seeking a healthy fusion of power, applied linguistics is in a position to discover the appropriate response to the dilemma of injecting ethical responsibility into the profession while dealing with the competition for power between marginalized groups and the establishment. (15 references) (Author/CK)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Attitude Change, Cultural Influences, Curriculum Design
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Baynham, Mike – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 1991
An examination of approaches to analyzing speech reporting, found that the various approaches fall into two broad categories: traditional, emphasizing the syntactic dimension; and discourse pragmatic, emphasizing the interaction of syntactic, pragmatic, and stylistic factors. A model is proposed and applied to learner varieties of English and…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, English, Foreign Countries