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Multilingual Sydney / edited by Alice Chik, Phil Benson and Robyn Moloney
Bib ID 7886194
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, online resource]
Online Access
Description Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019 
1 online resource ( xiii, 239 pages) : 
ISBN 9781351215541 (electronic book)
135121554X (electronic book)
9781351215527 (electronic book)
1351215523 (electronic book)
Invalid ISBN 9780815379546 (hardcover)
0815379544 (hardcover)
9781138592667 (paperback)
1138592668 (paperback)
Full contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; PART I: A multilingual city in a multilingual world; 1. Sydney: A multilingual city in a multilingual world; Urbanism and a research deficit
  • a LUCIDE response; What are the common threads?; Some reflections on the future of our cities; Sydney: a multilingual city in a multilingual world; Conclusion; Acknowledgement; Note; References; 2. Multilingual Sydney: A city report; Multilingualism in the history of Sydney; The temporal dynamics of multilingualism
  • The spatial dynamics of multilingualismIssues and challenges of linguistic diversity; Everyday multiculturalism: attitudes and ideologies; Changing ecology and changing methods; Conclusion; References; 3. Language diversity in Sydney: At home and in public; Introduction; Sydney: a multicultural, multilingual city?; Competence with English among the first generation immigrants, linguistic shift and language maintenance; Urban diversity: Auburn and Fairfield; Languages in public online spaces; Impression management: seeing and reading diversity; Conclusion; References
  • 4. Sydney's metrolingual assemblages: Yellow mattersColour matters; 'Hadol misfareen. Misfareen hadol' [These are yellowing. They've gone yellow]; Un-mapping multilingualism: from a bird's to a cat's eye view of the city; Yellow Fanta: feelings of displacement; Conclusion: distribution and assemblage; References; PART II: Policy, ideologies and practice; 5. Developing policy and planning services for a multicultural community; Background; Multiculturalism: an interpretation; Multiculturalism: an Australian perspective; The disadvantaged communities; Government responses; The way forward
  • Learning English in multilingual SydneyFinal comments; Acknowledgement; References; 10. Dreams vs realities in English language learning in Sydney: English language ideologies among Korean sojourners; Introduction; English and overseas studies for international students; Methodology; Consuming cultures through English; Actualizing dreams through English in Sydney; Conclusion; References; 11. Community language schools: Bucking the trend?; Introduction; Daria and Paul learning Thai; Comments; Linda learning Chinese; Comments; Discussion and conclusions; References

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 26, 2018).

Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web. 
Subjects Multilingualism -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)  |  Languages in contact -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)  |  Language policy -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)  |  Linguistic minorities -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)  |  English language -- Study and teaching -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Chik, Alice, editor  |  Benson, Phil, 1955- editor  |  Moloney, Robyn, editor  |  EBSCOhost MaRLi Partner Press 2018 Collection


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