Jan D. ten Thije

List of John Benjamins publications for which Jan D. ten Thije plays a role.



Subjects Applied linguistics | Language acquisition | Language policy | Multilingualism

Beyond Misunderstanding: Linguistic analyses of intercultural communication

Edited by Kristin Bührig and Jan D. ten Thije

[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 144] 2006. vi, 339 pp.
Subjects Communication Studies | Discourse studies | Pragmatics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology


According to the Dutch government it is essential for migrants to learn Dutch in order to achieve social and economic independency. This article states that Dutch language proficiency is not necessary in order to survive for Spanish speaking migrants who live in Amsterdam. This statement is… read more
Vertovec (2007) discusses super-diversity with reference to technological developments and increasing migration patterns which increase exposure to cultural diversity. As a consequence, ‘the other’ becomes less predictable and assumptions regarding cultural and linguistic features are less easily… read more
Intercultural communication is a fast growing interdisciplinary research field. Its interdisciplinary character leads to four types of linguistic analysis which build on each other: 1. contrastive analysis, 2. interlanguage analysis, 3. interaction analysis, 4. transfer analysis. In this article,… read more
Ribbert, Anne and Jan D. ten Thije 2007 3. Receptive multilingualism in Dutch–German intercultural team cooperationReceptive Multilingualism: Linguistic analyses, language policies and didactic concepts, Thije, Jan D. ten and Ludger Zeevaert (eds.), pp. 73–101 | Article
Despite the typological proximity of Dutch and German, receptive multilingualism is seldom used in Dutch–German communication. This chapter explores the factors that influence the choice for receptive multilingualism as a mode of communication in German–Dutch encounters by reflecting on the… read more
Thije, Jan D. ten 2007 Taalanalyse in Een Meertalige AsielprocedureIn gesprek, pp. 71–84 | Article
This paper surveys recent research and scientific discussions about multilingualism in the Dutch asylum procedure. The paper focuses on the issue of language analysis in relation to questions of national origin in refugee cases. The Dutch institutional procedure is analyzed in order to assess in… read more
Zeevaert, Ludger and Jan D. ten Thije 2007 IntroductionReceptive Multilingualism: Linguistic analyses, language policies and didactic concepts, Thije, Jan D. ten and Ludger Zeevaert (eds.), pp. 1–21 | Article
Thije, Jan D. ten 2006 Beyond Misunderstanding — IntroductionBeyond Misunderstanding: Linguistic analyses of intercultural communication, Bührig, Kristin and Jan D. ten Thije (eds.), pp. 1–8 | Article
Koole, Tom en Jan D. ten Thije 1994 Een Woord is Genoeg: De Constructie van Institutionele KernbegrippenTaalproduktie, pp. 109–120 | Article
In this article we present an analysis of institutional key words. These are words that are used in institutional communication with a meaning that is peculiar to the organization or institution in which they are used. The meaning of the key words is organized as a cognitive structure which has… read more
The article presented here gives a brief illustration of some results of a case study which took place in 1982. This study fits in with the framework of a larger scale project of the SLO (Foundation for Curriculum Development, Enschede): Language competence in primary school. The goal of this… read more