By Li Wei

Written via the world over popular teachers, this quantity presents a photo of the sector of utilized linguistics, and illustrates how linguistics is informing and fascinating with neighbouring disciplines.

Chapters during this moment quantity current an outline of latest (and interdisciplinary) purposes of linguistics to such various fields as economics, legislation, faith, tourism, media experiences and well-being care.  either volumes symbolize the simplest of present perform in utilized linguistics, and may be useful to scholars and researchers trying to find an outline of the field.


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Indeed, from the employer’s perspective, non-existent or limited proficiency in the majority language may be an advantage: reproductive work involves access to the most intimate details of family life, and limited proficiency may serve as a way to keep up the pretence of distance. Limited proficiency in the majority language may also be one way for the employer to regard the reproductive worker as inferior and to rationalize their unequal status, as one Filipina interviewee in a study of domestic workers in Toronto put it: ‘they think you are as stupid as your English is’ (England and Stiell, 1997).

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