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Title Applied linguistics in the Middle East and North Africa : current practices and future directions / edited by Atta Gebril
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2017]
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Series AILA applied linguistics series (AALS), 1875-1113 ; volume 15
AILA applied linguistics series ; v. 15
Contents Applied Linguistics in the Middle East and North Africa; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Dedication page; Table of contents; Acknowledgment; Chapter 1. Applied linguistics research in the Middle East and North Africa: An overview; Introduction; Section I. Language in society; Section II. Language in education; Section III. Future directions; References; Section I. Language in society; Chapter 2. When the president loses his voice, the people capture speech; Introduction; When a president loses his presidential bodily hexis; A note on the data and presentation of data
Hammām fī Amstirdām ('Hammām in Amsterdam')(1999)Ḥasan wa-Murquṣ ("Hassan and Mark')(2008); Lā muʼākhzah ('Excuse my French')(2014); Second claim of public discourse: Egyptians are religious but religious differences between Christians and Muslims are not salient; Neutral mention of God; Mention of local areas that reference religion; Relating religion to other social variables; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4. English between Egyptians: Power and ownership of the English language in Egypt; Introduction; Literature review; Global English and Egypt
IntroductionLanguage use in the UAE; Literature review; Context of the study; Arabic as an identity marker; Arabic as an instrument of communication; The study; Research site and participants; Data collection and analysis; The questionnaire; The interviews; Validity and reliability; Findings; Perceptions and rationales of an Arab identity; Other markers of an Arab identity; Does speaking Arabic make one Arab?; Language use and identity; Overview of findings; Discussion; Limitations of the study; Conclusion; References; Appendix A. Student survey; Section 1. Defining Arabness or Arab identity
Ownership of English outside the inner circleAttitudes toward English and its speakers; Research methods and data analysis; Results; Attitudes toward English; English and relationships; Language ownership and linguistic identity; Discussion; Implications; Managing linguistic projection in and out of the classroom; Language flexibility in the classroom; Awareness of student "Linguaculture"; Limitations; Conclusions; References; Appendix. Final questionnaire; Section I. Biographical data; Chapter 5. The age of global English: Language use and identity construction in the United Arab Emirates
When institutional paraphernalia and presidential accoutrements lose their magicWhen the president shifts linguistic codes opportunistically; Tapestry of linguistic matrices, panoply of voices; Ben Ali's Fuṣḥā matrix; A thwarted linguistic coup; Did Ben Ali really speak Tunisian Arabic?; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3. Religion and identity in modern Egyptian public discourse; Introduction; A different approach to data; First claim in public discourse: Linguistic variation is not dependent on religion; Data analysis; Amrīkā shīkā bīkā ('America: A Fake Dream') (1983)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Applied linguistics -- Arab countries
Arabic language -- Study and teaching -- English speakers
English language -- Study and teaching -- Arabic speakers
Language and culture -- Africa, North
Language and culture -- Middle East
Languages in contact -- Arab countries
Applied linguistics.
Arabic language -- Study and teaching -- English speakers.
English language -- Study and teaching -- Arabic speakers.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Multi-Language Phrasebooks.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Alphabets & Writing Systems.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- General.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Readers.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Spelling.
Language and culture.
Language and languages.
Languages in contact.
Arab countries -- Languages
Africa, North.
Arab countries.
Middle East.
Form Electronic book
Author Gebril, Atta, editor
LC no. 2017025939
ISBN 9027265798 (pdf)
9789027265791 (pdf)
(hb ; alk. paper)