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INTRODUCTION – Changing one’s world view: the potentially transformative power of Asian language(s) and culture(s)
Learning an Asian language can serve as a bulwark against rising nationalism and xenophobia.
The Korean language is booming at Australian universities. What needs to be done to keep the momentum going?
Korean is increasingly popular at Australian universities, but more needs to be done to recruit and keep students.
Fitting in at last? Learners of Japanese as community language in search of belonging and legitimacy
JCL learners need to be recognised not as problems but assets with the potential to become a bridge between Japan and Australia.