Mapping Applied Linguistics: A Guide for Students and Practitioners by Christopher J Hall, Patrick H Smith, Rachel Wicaksono
An Introduction to Language and Linguistics: Breaking the Language Spell (Open Linguistics) by Christopher J Hall
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I am developing a course on language policy and want to include a section on language policies at work. For example, languages or varieties employees are obliged to use or forbidden/discouraged from using, specific rules on verbal/written interaction with clients and co-workers. I'm interested in policies that are written/explicit as well as those that are just "understood" or implicit in the workplace.
I just came upon this article about Arizona policy for teacher fluency in an ELL classroom. An interesting look at how lawmakers attempt to define 'accurate pronunciation and grammar.' I'd like to see a group of American lawmakers, from Boston, New York, Tallahassee, Minneapolis and Phoenix, sitting at a table trying to agree on an accurate pronunciation of the word law.
Read this week's article in Education Week, "Arizona Ed. Officials Weigh In on Teachers' Fluency Issue"