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Title: Deutsch als Fremd- und Zweitsprache [German as a Foreign and Second Language]
Subtitle: Ein internationales Handbuch (2 Halbbände/Volumes)
Edited By: Hans-Jürgen Krumm
Christian Fandrych
Britta Hufeisen
Claudia Riemer
Series Title: Handbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft / Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science / [HSK] Bd. 35/1+2

The handbook "Deutsch als Fremd- und Zweitsprache" summarizes existing
knowledge on acquisition and teaching of the German language in different
contexts in altogether 234 articles. It is not only addressed to
specialists, but rather makes the subject area accessible for everyone,
whose scholarly or practical work has to do with the German language in the
context of linguistic and cultural diversity.

Key features:
* Handbook with over 200 authors is a comprehensive presentation of
the entire field of German as a Foreign Language (worldwide)
* Current and interdisciplinary research overview on questions of
teaching and learning German (as foreign and second language)
* Contains contrastive analyses of German with 30 languages and sheds
light on the German language in 56 countries
* First-time presentation of the entire area for German as a second
language (for Germany, Austria and Switzerland)
* Current status of discussion and research on the topic of language
and migration

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Language Teaching
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110240245
Pages: 1072
Prices: Europe EURO 329.00
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ISBN-13: 9783110240252
Pages: 822
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110205077
Pages: 1072
Prices: Europe EURO 329.00

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ISBN-13: 9783110205084
Pages: 822
Prices: Europe EURO 329.00