Abstract This research created, implemented and evaluated the impact of a language unit designed to increase linguistic knowledge and change attitudes toward linguistic diversity for pre-service teachers taking an education class that focused on child and adolescent development at an urban university in Missouri.

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attitudes, motivation and study habits of english language learners: the case of ba!kent university second-year students a thesis submitted to the graduate school of social sciences of middle east technical university by ahmet Çolak in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of arts in english language teaching

University of Missouri, St. Louis IRL @ UMSL Dissertations UMSL Graduate Works 12-24-2008 Language attitudes, linguistic knowledge, and the multicultural education of pre-service teachers: A To the Graduate Council: I am submitting herewith a dissertation written by Joy Lynne James entitled ''Teachers' Attitudes and Perceptions of Muhicultural and Diversity Awareness in Elementary Schools." Publications. Doctoral Dissertations Graduate School 12-2008 Teacher Attitudes Toward English Language Learners Rich W. McKinney University of Tennessee - Knoxville This Dissertation is brought to you for free and open access by the Graduate School at Trace: …

It is a powerful social force that does more than convey intended referential information. The Linguistics of inequality: Mock speech and language ideology. "Language Attitudes in Southwestern China."

To achieve the objectives mentioned above, the study attempted to … 1.1 Language and Attitude Language is the primary means of human communication. Large proportions of children were exposed to homophobic language by other pupils

Bachelor's thesis Heidi Pirskanen University of Jyväskylä ... Asiasanat: content and language integrated learning, language attitudes, English language. Riebold, J. M. (2010). Speakers of stigmatized varieties are often judged as less educated and less competent than speakers of prestigious varieties.

Honors Thesis, U of Washington, 2004/2005. language choice and language attitudes among Arabs of Quebec- Canada towards Arabic, French and English and to determine the extra linguistic factors that stood behind their language choice and attitudes.

3.1 Language Attitudes 3.1.1 Language attitudes have been defined as a feeling, reaction or emotional disposition towards an idea, concept or phenomenon (Baker, 1992:12). Where languages are concerned, attitudes to a language could be described as positive, negative or indifferent. Such attitudes become more pronounced where speakers become It also indicates both personal and social characteristics of the speaker. The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University’s programs and activities.