multidialectal

multidialectal

(ˌmʌltɪˌdaɪəˈlɛktəl)
adj
1. (Languages) encompassing or involving several dialects
2. (Languages) able to speak several dialects
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Oflazer, "A multidialectal parallel corpus of Arabic," in Proceedings of LREC, pp.
Language and linguistics scholars mainly from the US address curriculum, teacher, and program development, including competencies, understanding the strengths and needs of heritage language learners, sociolinguistic topics in the curriculum, and collaboration, then teaching strategies, techniques, and approaches, such as macro-based teaching, a multidialectal model of additive learning, fostering students' critical consciousness, a multiliteracies approach, assessment, and technology-enhanced instruction.
3; Ferris, 2009) and many multidialectal students often mischaracterized as English monolinguals (Matsuda, 2006) (1).
The juxtaposition of these multidialectal paratexts is important for any contemporary interpretation, for the side-by-side presentation of Wheeler's Standard English and dialect writing exposes two distinct and partially antithetical voices.
The experiences of students who are multilingual, multidialectal and use "nonstandard' varieties of English were acknowledged and built on in these classrooms.
This study follows Gordon (1976), since his work is multidialectal, he actually speaks Kurux, he directly addresses the ambiguities involved, and his is the most usable for diachronic reconstructions.
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