LINGUIST List 15.2782

Tue Oct 05 2004

Books: Cog Science/Lang Acquisition/Socioling: Lanza

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        1.    Jared Wright, Language Mixing in Infant Bilingualism: Lanza

Message 1: Language Mixing in Infant Bilingualism: Lanza

Date: 01-Oct-2004
From: Jared Wright <>
Subject: Language Mixing in Infant Bilingualism: Lanza

Title: Language Mixing in Infant Bilingualism
Subtitle: A Sociolinguistic Perspective
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Language Contact

Published: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Book URL:

Author: Elizabeth Lanza, University of Oslo

Hardback: ISBN: 0198235755 Pages: 416 Price: U.S. $ 180.00 Comment: published 1997
Paperback: ISBN: 0199265062 Pages: 424 Price: U.S. $ 45.00 Comment: NEW IN PAPERBACK!


This book examines the simultaneous acquisition of Norwegian
and English by two first-born children each with one
American and one Norwegian parent. Lanza investigates the
issue of language mixing in relation to language dominance
and the childrens' differentiation between the two languages
in relation to the communicative demands of the context.
This new paperback edition contains an extensive updated

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                            Language Acquisition

Subject Language(s): English (Language Code: ENG)
                            Norwegian, Bokmaal (Language Code: NRR)

Written In: English (Language Code: ENG )

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