Learning the Arts of Linguistic Survival

Learning the Arts of Linguistic Survival

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Telling the stories of the experience of learning and speaking tourist languages, this book takes the reader on a journey through risk, way finding, mistakes, laughter, conversations and the imagination. It provides descriptions of the world of language learning. It examines what happens when tourists learn to speak other languages.We were never taught how to say a#39;Do you speak English?a#39; The phrase book tells ... Our interactions in the language class and on the language holiday take place as if we do not have the language of English in common. The mood is strong, anbsp;...

Title:Learning the Arts of Linguistic Survival
Author:Alison M. Phipps
Publisher:Multilingual Matters - 2006-01-01


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