A vivid commentary on Jewish survival and Jewish speech communities that will be enjoyed by the general reader, and is essential reading for students and researchers interested in the study of Middle Eastern languages, Jewish studies, and sociolinguistics.
This book focuses on the use of the first language in communicative or
immersion-type classrooms. Through the intersection of theory, practice,
curriculum and policy, the volume calls for a reconceptualization of
code-switching as something that both proficient and aspiring bilinguals do
naturally, and as a practice that is inherently linked with bilingual