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Title: Language Mixing in Infant Bilingualism
Subtitle: A Sociolinguistic Perspective
Written By: Elizabeth Lanza
URL: http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/view=usa&ci=0199265062
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Language Contact
Description:

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 bibliography.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
Norwegian Bokmål
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0198235755
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Pages: 416
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ISBN: 0199265062
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Pages: 424
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