Multilingual Higher Education

Multilingual Higher Education

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This book argues that a multilingual approach to higher education is imperative in an increasingly globalised education environment. Higher education cannot afford a narrow focus on English language proficiency; this book addresses the need to acknowledge other languages explicitly in classroom instruction and student learning to improve student success, to widen access and to internationalise institutions.Instead of studying academic or non-fiction texts and engaging in academic meaning-making activities, learners read, for example, Shakespeare or lane Austen, practise writing diary entries as fictional characters and write narrative essays onanbsp;...

Title:Multilingual Higher Education
Author:Christa van der Walt
Publisher:Multilingual Matters - 2013-04-08


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