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Title: Three is a Crowd?
Subtitle: Acquiring Portuguese in a Trilingual Environment
Written By: Madalena Cruz-Ferreira
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/multi/display.asp?isb=1853598380
Series Title: Child Language and Child Development
Description:

The book describes three siblings' apportioning of linguistic and cultural
space among three languages: Portuguese, Swedish and English. Parallel
strategies accounting for monolingual and multilingual language management
shape a truly illuminating picture of child linguistic competence.
Written by a multilingual parent, educator and linguist, this book is for
parents, educators and linguists in our predominantly, increasingly
multilingual world.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
Portuguese
Swedish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853598380
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 344
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