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LINGUIST List 22.3305

Sat Aug 20 2011

Books: Applied Linguistics/Language Acquisition/Socioling: Varcasia (Ed)

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        1.     Laura Bally , Becoming Multilingual: Varcasia (Ed)

Message 1: Becoming Multilingual: Varcasia (Ed)
Date: 18-Aug-2011
From: Laura Bally <publicitypeterlang.com>
Subject: Becoming Multilingual: Varcasia (Ed)
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Title: Becoming Multilingual
Subtitle: Language Learning and Language Policy between Attitudes and Identities
Series Title: Linguistic Insights - Volume 136
Published: 2011
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
                http://www.peterlang.com

Editor: Cecilia Varcasia
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034306874 Pages: 213 Price: U.S. $ 63.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034306874 Pages: 213 Price: U.K. £ 37.10
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034306874 Pages: 213 Price: Europe EURO 41.20 Comment: for Germany EURO 44.10, for Austria 45.30 (incl. VAT)
Abstract:

Research into the complex phenomenon of multilingualism is rapidly
increasing. This book looks at multilingualism through its interfaces with
language policies, language attitudes and issues of language awareness and
identity. The aim is to examine the dynamic processes that lead or hinder the
development of such phenomena. One of the scopes of the volume is to
represent the complexity of the multilingual speaker by shedding light on
different multilingual settings in the world. The chapters of this volume tackle
the topic from a sociolinguistic perspective by showing how multilingualism is
dynamically constructed. They provide empirical research on language
learning in different multilingual environments in the world as well as practical
suggestions for the investigation of multilingualism and the improvement of
its education.

Contents: Cecilia Varcasia: Introduction - Renate Kärchner-Ober: Effects of
National Language Policies and Linguistic Reorganization - Long-term Issues
in a Society, Cultures and Languages - Sandro Caruana/David Lasagabaster:
Using a Holistic Approach to Explore Language Attitudes in Two Multilingual
Contexts: the Basque Country and Malta - Amanda Hilmarsson-
Dunn/Rosamond Mitchell: Multilingual Migrants in England: Factors Affecting
Their Language Use - Enrica Cortinovis: Eliciting Multilingualism:
Investigating Linguistic Diversity in Schools - Andreas Braun: The Role of
Education in the Language Practices of Trilingual Families - Silvia Melo-
Pfeifer: Researchers' Multilingual Awareness in an International Research
Team - Kerstin Kazzazi: Three Languages, Two People, One Conversation -
Callie Mady/Wendy Carr: Immigrant Perspectives on French Language
Learning in English-Dominant Canadian Communities.

Cecilia Varcasia holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics. She is a Research
Fellow at the Language Study Unit of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano,
Italy. Her research focuses on multilingual communication, discourse and
conversation analysis, cross-cultural pragmatics and corpus linguistics. She
has co-edited Corpora, Discorso e Stile. Corpora, Discourse & Style.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition
                            Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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