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Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077488
Description: National holidays are there to celebrate the nation and the opinion pages tend to be full of self-congratulation on such occasions. Australia is no exception and one of the more over-excited ones that ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077535
Description: Not only is Korean an increasingly popular choice of study as a foreign language, now South Korea is also promoting the use of the Hangul script to write languages other than Korean – that is accordin ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077534
Description: As the UAE is still abuzz with the opening of the Burj Khalifa, I thought a post to mark the occasion might be in order. Seeing that I’m blogging on social aspects of multilingualism and language lear ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077277
Description: The social networking market research site Inside Facebook has some intriguing language stats. In July, the fastest-growing languages on Facebook were Portuguese, Arabic, Spanish and French. The Portu ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077233
Description: I’ve been teaching about bilingualism for more than a decade and when I speak about bilingual education and dual-immersion programs I draw on examples from Canada and the USA. These are the examples t ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077255
Description: In the past couple of years, I have been a passenger in Sydney taxis driven, inter alia, by an agricultural engineer from India, a civil engineer from Somalia, a surgeon from Vietnam, an MBA graduate ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077269
Description: Yesterday, the New York Times carried a heart-breaking story about an exceptional school principal forced from her position under No-Child-Left-Behind legislation in order for the school district to o ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 200400 Linguistics
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/125659
Description: 14 page(s)
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077284
Description: When I lived in Abu Dhabi, I once visited a university in another Middle Eastern country. As part of the visit I did a guest lecture about my research, I met with colleagues to discuss our joint resea ... More
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/206295
Description: Based on case studies from Japan and South Korea, this review paper explores the hidden costs of English language learning (ELL). In a context where English has become a commodity and ELL a form of co ... More
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Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077317
Description: When I lived in Basel in Switzerland, my then-preschool child was just learning to make sense of the alphabet and to sound out words – a development I obviously encouraged as much as I could by seizin ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077459
Description: English-speaking countries have a poor track record when it comes to language learning. Educators in Australia, the UK and the USA regularly bemoan that fact and call for a change in language policy t ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077333
Description: Toilets as an object of sociolinguistic research?! Not likely?! Think again! Today, I am going to discuss toilet signage as an indicator of how inclusive a society is. Types of toilets and ways of cle ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077470
Description: I’ve just come across a 2006 University of South Africa MA thesis investigating Saudi fast-food ads. The author, Basem Abbas Al Agha, finds that […] 97% of the respondents believed that the translatio ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077407
Description: About ten years ago an overseas student from South Korea who was about to fail a unit I was teaching left a suicide note under my office door. She described herself as a “loser” who – in contrast to o ... More