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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

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Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule


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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

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Title: Growing Up with Two Languages
Subtitle: A Practical Guide for the Bilingual Family, 3rd Edition
URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415598521/
Description:

Please Note: This is a new version of a previously announced text.

The lives of many families involve contact with more than one language and
culture on a daily basis. Growing Up with Two Languages is aimed at the
many parents and professionals who feel uncertain about the best way to go
about helping children gain maximum benefit from the multilingual situation.

This best-selling guide is illustrated by glimpses of life from interviews with
fifty families from all around the world. The trials and rewards of life with two
languages and cultures are discussed in detail, and followed by practical
advice on how to support the child’s linguistic development.

Features of this third edition include:

*a dedicated website with new and updated Internet resources:
http://cw.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415598521/

*a new chapter giving the perspective of adults who have themselves grown
up with more than one language

*a new chapter presenting research into bilingual language acquisition with
information about further reading

*new and updated first-hand advice and examples throughout.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Review: Read the review
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Language Acquisition
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
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Versions:
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9780203814673
Pages: 196
Prices: U.S.$ 28.95
U.K.£ 17.99
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415598514
Pages: 196
Prices: U.K.£ 65.00
U.S.$ 120.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415598521
Pages: 196
Prices: U.K.£ 17.99
U.S.$ 32.95