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Park, Mi Yung – Language and Education, 2019
This study explores the language use of Southeast Asian marriage-migrant mothers in South Korea with their mixed-heritage children, and the challenges related to heritage language (HL) transmission. Drawing on interviews with nine women, the study finds that they encountered multiple obstacles to teaching the HL to their children. Their Korean…
Descriptors: Marriage, Native Language, Language Maintenance, Immigrants
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Kim, So Jung; Cho, Hyesun – Language and Education, 2017
Despite the increasing attention paid to the importance of critical literacy in North American early childhood classrooms, critical literacy has been rarely discussed in East Asian classrooms, particularly in South Korea. The present study delineates ways in which a Korean preschool teacher interacts with her young learners during literacy…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Preschool Children, Preschool Teachers, Literacy Education
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Kellogg, David – Language and Education, 2017
The late Ruqaiya Hasan was an enthusiastic but exacting reader of Vygotsky: she reproached him for lacking a theory of language use, for using an asocial model of education without class variation in semantic code, and above all for using an atomistic unit of analysis, namely lexical word meaning. In this paper, I take up these criticisms and…
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Semantics, Korean, Language Acquisition
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Choi, Lee Jin – Language and Education, 2016
This qualitative study of English Korean bilinguals explores the ways in which they legitimize themselves as "good" bilinguals in relation to the discourse of native-speakerism. I first survey the essentialist discourse of native speakerism still prevalent in the field of English language teaching and learning despite the growing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Kim, Yong-Ho; Kellogg, David – Language and Education, 2015
Researchers into moral education, and ethics educators too, often find themselves between a rock and a hard place. On the one hand, we wish to know what the child will do beyond the narrow range of communicative functions carried out in a classroom, and to do this, we employ purely hypothetical problems, that is, problems that from the child's…
Descriptors: Ethics, Thinking Skills, Moral Development, Grammar
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Bae, So Hee – Language and Education, 2013
"Jogi yuhak" (early study abroad) has become a prominent educational and linguistic investment strategy for middle-class Korean families to raise their children as global elites, allowing them to attain multilingual competence through transnational educational migration. Singapore, a newly emerging center of "jogi yuhak",…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Foreign Countries, Native Language, Study Abroad
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Moon, Seonghye – Language and Education, 2011
Increasing numbers of Korean sojourner families are moving to an English-speaking country on a short-term basis in the hope of improving educational and linguistic outcomes for their children. This study reports the findings of an ethnographic case study of 10 families in southern England. The motivation for the move to the UK is explored, paying…
Descriptors: Observation, Focus Groups, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language)