Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism

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Wiley, 11.07.2005 - 472 Seiten
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Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism provides a comprehensive overview of all major features of bilingualism, including grammatical, cognitive, and social aspects.
  • examines bilingualism as a socio-political phenomenon and emphasizes languages in contact, language maintenance and shift, language policy, and bilingual education
  • includes many detailed examples from all over the world
  • written accessibly for students with little or no background in linguistics by a prominent bilingualism researcher
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    For me this was too much geared to American students who look at people who speak two languages as if they had two heads. I also found that the descripions of specific language situations to be ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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    Über den Autor (2005)

    Carol Myers-Scotton is Carolina Distinguished Professor Emerita in the Linguistics Program and Department of English at the University of South Carolina. Her numerous publications include Contact Linguistics: Bilingual Encounters and Grammatical Outcomes (2002) and Social Motivations for Codeswitching: Evidence from Africa (1993).

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