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Translation, Technology and Autonomy in Language Teaching and Learning

by Pilar Alderete-Diez (Volume editor) Laura Incalcaterra McLoughlin (Volume editor) Labhoise Ni Dhonnchadha (Volume editor)
Edited Collection XXII, 542 Pages

Summary

This volume brings together contributions from academics, language teachers and practitioners from across Europe and beyond to discuss questions of autonomy and technology in the area of language learning and translation. The book focuses on English, French, Italian, Irish and Spanish language acquisition, but many of the essays also develop an interlinguistic perspective from a plurilingual point of view.
The book opens with key contributions from a number of leading scholars: Dr Daniel Cassany on critical literacies, Professor Henrik Gottlieb on translation into ‘minor’ languages, and Professor David Little on autonomy in language learning. These are followed by explorations of translation, technology, intercultural issues, autonomous learning and the European Language Portfolio. The volume represents an important contribution to the development of new plurilingual approaches to language teaching and learning.

Details

Pages
XXII, 542
ISBN (PDF)
9783035303407
ISBN (Softcover)
9783034308120
Language
English
Publication date
2012 (August)
Published
Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Wien, 2012. XX, 542 pp.

Biographical notes

Pilar Alderete-Diez (Volume editor) Laura Incalcaterra McLoughlin (Volume editor) Labhoise Ni Dhonnchadha (Volume editor)

Pilar Alderete-Díez is a university teacher in Spanish at the National University of Ireland, Galway. She is currently completing a PhD in language learning and classroom research with the University of Valladolid. Laura Incalcaterra McLoughlin lectures at the National University of Ireland, Galway. She is co-director of the MA in Advanced Language Skills and teaches Italian language and translation. Labhaoise Ní Dhonnchadha is a Learning Technologist with specific responsibility for Modern Languages. She manages the multimedia language laboratories at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Dorothy Ní Uigín works in Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

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