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Raos, Višeslav – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
This paper explores linguistic landscapes and the enactment of public visibility and presence of non-majority linguistic groups in EU member states. Non-majority linguistic groups gain power, visibility and presence through the introduction of bilingual or multilingual signposts on roads, streets, squares, and public buildings in towns and cities…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Signs, Language Usage, Language Planning
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Lønsmann, Dorte – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2015
With the spread of English as a global language, concerns have been voiced over the impact of English on local languages. This article presents results from an ethnographic study of language ideologies in a Danish workplace with a particular focus on ideologies of English in relation to the local language and to other foreign languages. In this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indo European Languages, English, Language Dominance
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Siiner, Maarja – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2014
The present article contributes to attempts to re-conceptualise the top-down perspective on language policy, by analysing the role of local and city governments' agency in language education policy making. Only few studies analyse the role of lower administrative levels in language policy, other than in implementation of governmental policies, why…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Local Government, City Government
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Werther, Charlotte; Denver, Louise; Jensen, Christian; Mees, Inger M. – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2014
More than 25% of the master's degrees in Denmark are taught using English as a medium of instruction (EMI), but not all university lecturers feel they have the appropriate academic English proficiency to meet the standard required. Based on interviews conducted at the Copenhagen Business School (CBS), this article sheds light on the challenges…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Language of Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Mortensen, Janus – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2014
Internationalisation is a buzzword in European higher education, and many universities work hard to devise and implement strategies that will help facilitate increased transnational student mobility. In this context, English is commonly seen as the "natural" choice for university internationalisation, and English is accordingly promoted…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Language of Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Angouri, Jo – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2013
In the multinational corporation (MNC) context the crossing of linguistic boundaries and the fast-paced change of linguistic ecologies due to market trends and new business activities is the rule rather than the exception. Accordingly, the aim of this paper is to discuss language policy and language practice in one consortium of three…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Work Environment, Language Usage, Employee Attitudes
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Tange, Hanne – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2012
Drawing on interview data from five Danish research sites, the article asks what processes of internationalisation mean for the way universities organise and are organised by language. Following an initial reflection on the nature of a global knowledge market, the discussion centres on the idea of "linguistic organisation", as this has…
Descriptors: Indo European Languages, Language of Instruction, Language Usage, Institutional Environment
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Ladegaard, Hans J.; Sachdev, Itesh – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2006
The power and status of America in the world today are undeniable. This paper presents some empirical data about the attitudes and perceptions Danish learners of EFL have about British and American English. Ninety-six EFL learners participated in a verbal-guise experiment that involved rating different accents of English: American, Australian,…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, Second Language Learning, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries
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Cromdal, Jakob – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2003
Highlights the bilingual aspects of social interaction in a group of four Danish-Turkish students engaged in creating a cartoon strip. In-depth analysis of a 45-minute session reveals some organizational features of the group's work. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Bilingualism, Danish, Foreign Countries
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Jorgensen, J. Normann – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2003
Introduces the topic of this special issue of the journal--linguistic construction and negotiation of social relations among bilingual Turkish-speaking adolescents in North-western Europe. The studies included focus on Turkish-German bilinguals and the Koge project in Denmark, a longitudinal study of bilingual development among Turkish Danes.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Bilingualism, Foreign Countries, Immigrants
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Sondergaard, Bent – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1991
Code switching is analyzed as part of a "familylect," which is code switching as it occurs in the spoken language of a multilingual family with four members. Seven different language codes are involved. Through a linguistic and extra-linguistic analysis, an attempt is made to answer three questions connected with code switching: when,…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Danish, Dialects, English (Second Language)
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Jorgensen, J. Normann – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1984
Presents an investigation of 100 immigrants students in Copenhagen to ascertain their relations to the ethnic boundary between "Danish-ness" and "non-Danishness" and their patterns of communication in conversation with an adult native speaker of Danish. Implications for the education of immigrant students and for curricula are…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Communicative Competence (Languages), Curriculum Development, Danish
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Pedersen, Karen Margrethe – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1993
This study examines the linguistic norm ideals of the German minority in Denmark, which include the Sonderjysk Danish dialect, standard Danish, and standard German. The linguistic realities, as observed in a longitudinal study of minority children, point to a functional bilingualism in Sonderjysk and nonstandard German. (MDM)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Case Studies, Children, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Ladegaard, Hans J. – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1998
Describes a Danish language-attitude study, arguing that views presented in the literature often differ from people's private uncensored stereotypes. Surveys of people from four regions in Denmark investigated their attitudes after listening to voices with seven different regional dialects. Results indicated that people assigned social-class…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Danish, Foreign Countries, Language Attitudes
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Sondergaard, Bent – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1990
Discusses the educational situation and lack of educational continuity in the language of instruction in North Slesvig, Denmark. (JL)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Danish, Foreign Countries, German
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