Language and Development in Africa "discusses the resourcefulness of languages, both local and global, in view of the ongoing transformation of African societies as much as for economic development.. "
Chinese Matters: From Grammar to First and Second Language Acquisition
This book addresses topics in Chinese grammar and the acquisition of Chinese as a first and second language. The studies presented share a common framework and comparative perspective. Changing global perspectives bring new language contacts into focus, and the Chinese-Norwegian connection figures prominently among the contributions, which include investigations of Chinese-Norwegian bilingual children and Norwegian-speaking L2 learners of Chinese.