TESOL Quarterly announces a call for abstracts for a special issue on plurilingualism in the context of English language teaching. Contributions will present or critique research findings regarding innovative programs, policies, and pedagogical practices in multilingual classroom settings and the role of learners' primary and other language(s), including signed languages, in learning English, and address related programmatic, sociopolitical and sociolinguistic issues in ESL/EFL/ESOL contexts internationally.
Articles that address English education in the following contexts are invited:
- Teachers' and students' linguistic repertoires and classroom practices that shape plurilingual competence
- Teachers' background knowledge regarding language learning and corresponding ability to meet the needs of plurilingual students
- Educational language policies that support plurilingualism
Call Deadline: 01-Apr-2012
View the full call for abstracts at http://linguistlist.org/issues/23/23-604.html