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LINGUIST List 24.2861

Sun Jul 14 2013

Books: Linguistic and Cultural Acquisition in a Migrant Community: Singleton, Regan, Debaene (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Rebekah McClure <rebekahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 05-Jul-2013
From: Elinor Robertson <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: Linguistic and Cultural Acquisition in a Migrant Community: Singleton, Regan, Debaene (Eds)
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Title: Linguistic and Cultural Acquisition in a Migrant Community
Series Title: Second Language Acquisition
Published: 2013
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847699893

Editor: David M. Singleton
Editor: Vera Regan
Editor: Ewelina Debaene
Hardback: ISBN: 9781847699893 Pages: 200 Price: U.K. £ 69.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781847699893 Pages: 200 Price: U.S. $ 119.95
Abstract:

This book provides a linguistic and cultural profile of the Polish diasporic communities in three different European countries: Ireland, France and Austria. The eight contributing chapters present original research on the acquisition and use of the languages of the respective host communities and also explore related elements of cultural acquisition. A number of aspects of second language acquisition are considered, notably the acquisition of phonology, lexicon and discourse, as well as aspects of sociolinguistic competence. In addition, varying approaches and research methods are reported on, each of which was chosen in consideration of the particular research issue addressed and the particular circumstances under which the research was carried out. These range from psycholinguistic approaches to second language acquisition to variationist approaches, and include both quantitative and qualitative methodologies.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
                            Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng)

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