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Intercultural Communication and Language Learning

by  Angela ChambersDonall P. O Baoill
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Book Details

Published by Royal Irish Academy

January 1999

Paperback / softback

Number of pages: 298

ISBN: 9781874045670

This book brings together papers delivered at a conference in 1999 on language studies, with the contributors writing from their experience of higher education in Ireland. The book embraces the changes in the study of literature in degree programmes in modern languages, whereby curricula increasingly focus on intercultural communication. The book offers perspectives from both established scholars and younger researchers.

About the authors

Angela Chambers

Angela Chambers is a professor of Applied Languages in the School of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication at the University of Limerick. Her research areas fall under the broad heading of second language acquisition and language pedagogy, with particular reference to corpora. She has a specific interest in the application of corpora both inside and outside the classroom. Professor Chambers is co-editor of Intercultural Communication and Language Learning (1999).

Donall P. O Baoill

Dónall P. Ó Baoill is a graduate of NUI Galway (BA 1968, Higher Diploma in Education 1969) and of the University of Michigan (MA 1971; PhD 1973). He joined the staff of Irish & Celtic Studies at Queen’s University Belfast as Professor of Irish in 1999. His main research interests lie in the areas of applied and theoretical linguistics, the phonology, morphology and syntax of Modern Irish, language planning and standardisation, language contact, Irish-English, Irish Sign Language, Travellers’Cant, linguistic typology, local history and Irish Folklore. He is co-editor of Intercultural Communication and Language Learning (1999).