* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
LINGUIST List logo Eastern Michigan University Wayne State University *
* People & Organizations * Jobs * Calls & Conferences * Publications * Language Resources * Text & Computer Tools * Teaching & Learning * Mailing Lists * Search *
* *
LINGUIST List 21.758

Fri Feb 12 2010

Books: Applied Ling/Lang Acquisition/Ling Theories: Cruz-Ferreira

Editor for this issue: Fatemeh Abdollahi <fatemehlinguistlist.org>


Links to the websites of all LINGUIST's supporting publishers are available at the end of this issue.
Directory
        1.    Thomas Trumm, Multilingual Norms: Cruz-Ferreira

Message 1: Multilingual Norms: Cruz-Ferreira
Date: 12-Feb-2010
From: Thomas Trumm <t.trummpeterlang.com>
Subject: Multilingual Norms: Cruz-Ferreira
E-mail this message to a friend

Title: Multilingual Norms
Published: 2010
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
                http://www.peterlang.com

Book URL: http://www.peterlang.de/index.cfm?vID=59637&vLang=E

Author: Madalena Cruz-Ferreira
Paperback: ISBN: 9783631596371 Pages: 434 Price: Europe EURO 69.80
Abstract:

Multilinguals are not multiple monolinguals. Yet multilingual assessment
proceeds through monolingual norms, as if fair conclusions were possible in
the absence of fair comparison. In addition, multilingualism concerns what
people do with language, not what languages do to people. Yet research
focus remains on multilinguals' languages, as if languages existed despite
their users. This book redresses these paradoxes. Multilingual scholars,
teachers and speech-language clinicians from Europe, Asia, Australia and
the US contribute the first studies dedicated to multilingual norms, those
found in real-life multilingual development, assessment and use. Readership
includes educators, clinicians, decision-makers and researchers interested
in multilingualism.

Contents: Madalena Cruz-Ferreira: Multilingualism, language norms and
multilingual contexts - Fran├žois Grosjean: The bilingual as a competent but
specific speaker-hearer - Jason Rothman/Michael Iverson: Independent
multilingualism normative assessments, where art thou? - Sharynne McLeod:
Laying the foundations for multilingual acquisition: an international
overview of speech acquisition - Barbara Zurer Pearson/Ana Navarro/D.
Kimbrough Oller/Alan Cobo-Lewis: Early phonological development in the
speech of bilingual-learning infants and toddlers: the interplay of
universal and language-specific processes - Deborah Chua: Are three or more
languages really too much to handle? Tracing the possibilities of
multilingualism from Singaporean children's choice of adjectival
comparatives - Tan Seok Hui: Multilingual infant vocabulary development in
Singapore - Nala Huiying Lee: What are multilingual children actually
hearing? A case study on the prosodic aspects of multilingual motherese in
Singapore - Tan Ying Ying: Singing the same tune? Prosodic norming in
bilingual Singaporeans - David Deterding: Norms for pronunciation of
English in Singapore - Jean-Jacques Weber: Mother tongue or literacy
bridge? Towards multilingual norming in education - Heather Winskel:
Learning to read in multilingual contexts - Joyce Lew/Alison Cannon: SLT
practices in a multilingual context: the challenges of educational, social
and language policies for children with language disorders in Singapore -
Annick De Houwer: Assessing lexical development in Bilingual First Language
Acquisition: what can we learn from monolingual norms? - Chris Brebner: The
development of the Singapore English Action Picture Test: an expressive
language screening assessment for Chinese Singaporean preschool children -
Madalena Cruz-Ferreira/Ng Bee Chin: Assessing multilingual children in
multilingual clinics. Insights from Singapore - Li Wei: Afterword - The
nature of linguistic norms and their relevance to multilingual development.

The Editor: Madalena Cruz-Ferreira, Ph.D. in Linguistics, University of
Manchester (UK) is an independent researcher on multilingualism, child
language, phonology and intonation, and the language of science. Recent
publications include books on child trilingualism, introductory linguistics
and English grammar.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition
                            Linguistic Theories
Areal Regions: Oceania
South Asian
Pacific
Western Europe

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=46166


Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue

-------------- Major Supporters --------------
Cambridge Scholars Publishing http://www.c-s-p.org
Cascadilla Press http://www.cascadilla.com/
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd http://www.continuumbooks.com
De Gruyter Mouton http://www.degruyter.com/mouton
Edinburgh University Press http://www.eup.ed.ac.uk/
Elsevier Ltd http://www.elsevier.com/linguistics
Emerald Group Publishing Limited http://www.emeraldinsight.com/
Georgetown University Press http://www.press.georgetown.edu
John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/
Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom.eu
MIT Press http://mitpress.mit.edu/
Multilingual Matters http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG http://www.narr.de/
Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us
Peter Lang AG http://www.peterlang.com
Rodopi http://www.rodopi.nl/
Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com/
University of Toronto Press http://www.utpjournals.com/
Wiley-Blackwell http://www.wiley.com

------------- Other Supporting Publishers -------------
Graduate Linguistic Students' Association, Umass http://glsa.hypermart.net/
Langues et Linguistique http://y.ennaji.free.fr/fr/
Linguistic Association of Finland http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke - LOT http://www.lotpublications.nl/
Pacific Linguistics http://pacling.anu.edu.au/
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
St. Jerome Publishing Ltd http://www.stjerome.co.uk




Please report any bad links or misclassified data

LINGUIST Homepage | Read LINGUIST | Contact us

NSF Logo

While the LINGUIST List makes every effort to ensure the linguistic relevance of sites listed
on its pages, it cannot vouch for their contents.