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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule


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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.


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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

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Title: Language Mixing in Infant Bilingualism
Subtitle: A Sociolinguistic Perspective
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
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 416
Prices: U.S.$ 180.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0199265062
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 424
Prices: U.S.$ 45.00