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Title: A Portrait of the Young in the New Multilingual Spain
Edited By: Carmen Pérez-Vidal
Maria Juan-Garau
Aurora Bel
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/multi/display.asp?K=9781847690227&sf_01=lcode&st_01=40793&since=90&sort=sort_multi/d&ds=New+Books:+Multilingual+Matters+Titles+Published+in+the+Last+3+Months&m=2&dc
Series Title: Child Language and Child Development
Description:

This book examines the main issues in bilingual and multilingual language
acquisition through children and youngsters growing up in today’s
multicultural Spain, where four official languages and other new languages
are used. The studies cover phonetics, grammar and pragmatics, code mixing,
parental strategies, bilingual twins, SLI bilingualism, literacy and stay
abroad effects, both in natural and formal instruction contexts.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1847690238
ISBN-13: 9781847690234
Pages: 280
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 184769022X
ISBN-13: 9781847690227
Pages: 280
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