Artículos en Language on the Move

Sue Ollerhead, Lecturer (Languages Education), Macquarie University, Australia
Shepi Mati: Lecturer (Radio) Rhodes University, South Africa
Monica Hendricks: Director: Institute for the Study of English in Africa, Rhodes University, South Africa

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Editor’s note: In this latest contribution to our series of language aspects of the COVID-19 crisis, Sue Ollerhead, Shepi Mati, and Monica Hendricks ask...

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Multilingualism – the use of two or more languages within a polity – is often seen by governments as an impediment, if not a threat, to nation-building and national identity. In promoting official language(s), many governments, therefore, discourage, even oppose, the use of minority languages. The hostility towards the use of Spanish in the US, lack of government support for Cantonese in Hong Kong, and the state-led suppression of Urdu in India exemplify this ideology.

The spread of the pandemic COVID-19 and the measures to tackle it, however, challenges monolingual ideologies and...

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Lifei Wang, School of Translation and Interpreting, Beijing Language and Culture University
Jiangwei Sun, School of Translation and Interpreting, Beijing Language and Culture University
Jie Ren, School of Translation and Interpreting, Beijing Language and Culture University
Yongye Meng, Institute of Language Services, Hebei Normal University for Nationalities

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Editor’s note: In our series of language aspects of the COVID-19 crisis, we today switch perspectives away from...

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Li Yuming

Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Language Resources and Research Center for Standardized Use of Chinese Language, Beijing Language and Culture University

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Editor’s note: This is a translated and shortened version of an article first published in Chinese as “战疫语言服务团的故事” in the CPPCC Newspaper on March 9, 2020. Translated by Dr Zhang Jie, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, and Dr Li Jia, Yunnan...

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How do universities in the Philippines prepare accounting students for communication in global workplaces?

Watch this research presentation by Pia Tenedero to find out.

This presentation was originally intended for the Georgetown University Roundtable (GURT) 2020 conference in Washington, D.C. Not only was Pia successful in having her abstract “Preparing Global South Accountants to Communicate in Global North Workplaces” selected for inclusion in the GURT 2020 program but she also received a highly competitive Macquarie University Postgraduate Research Fund travel grant to enable her to attend and share her research...

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It’s another International Women’s Day and time to reflect on powerful women: what is most noticeable about them is that there are so few of them.

In academia, for instance, we often hear that women have made substantial gains in recent years and...

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