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Cross-Language Mediation in Foreign Language Teaching and Testing / / Maria Stathopoulou

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Autore: Stathopoulou Maria Visualizza persona
Titolo: Cross-Language Mediation in Foreign Language Teaching and Testing / / Maria Stathopoulou Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Blue Ridge Summit, PA : , : Multilingual Matters, , [2015]
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (320 p.)
Disciplina: 401/.93
Soggetto topico: Interlanguage (Language learning)
Interlanguage (Language learning) - Ability testing
Language and languages - Study and teaching
Language and languages - Ability testing
Languages in contact
Code switching (Linguistics)
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Classificazione: ES 750
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Notion of Mediation: An Interdisciplinary Overview -- 3. Theorising Mediation -- 4. Mediation Tasks -- 5. Mediation Strategies -- 6. Mediation Strategy Use and Task Type -- 7. Mediation Strategy Use and Proficiency Level -- 8. Conclusions and Suggestions for Future Research -- 9. Teaching and Testing Mediation: A Means for Promoting Multilingualism -- Appendix 1 -- Appendix 2 -- Appendix 3: Types of Sentences and Clauses -- References -- Index
Sommario/riassunto: This book contributes to the growing field of foreign language teaching and testing by shedding light on mediation between languages. Stathopoulou offers an empirically-grounded definition of mediation as a form of translanguaging and offers tools and methods for further research in multilingual testing. The book explores what cross-language mediation entails, what processes and strategies are involved, and the challenges often faced by mediators. As well as stressing the importance of administering tests which favour cross-language mediation practices, the author encourages the implementation of language programmes which promote the mingling-of-languages idea and target the development of language learners’ effective translanguaging practices. Researchers studying translanguaging, multilingualism, multilingual testing and the use of mother tongue in the foreign language classroom will all find this book of interest.
Titolo autorizzato: Cross-Language Mediation in Foreign Language Teaching and Testing  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-78309-413-3
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910163888603321
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Serie: New perspectives on language and education ; ; 43.