Silence as literacy and silence as mobility: Australian students shifting learning modes in foreign language learning

Dat Bao, Le-Ha Phan

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In this chapter we discuss silence as literacy and silence in relation to learning mobility. We do not refer to mobility in terms of geographical space but rather attend to the mobility access silence and talk as learning take place, with a particular focus on the foreign language learning domain in the context of Australia.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLanguages and Literacies as Moblie and Placed Resources
EditorsSue Nichols, Collette Snowden
Place of PublicationAbingdon UK
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9781315758268
ISBN (Print)9781138795648
Publication statusPublished - 2017


  • literacy
  • mobility
  • Australia
  • foreign language

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