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Title: Das Deutsch der Migranten [German as Spoken by Immigrants]
Edited By: Arnulf Deppermann
Series Title: De Gruyter Jahrbuch des Instituts für Deutsche Sprache 2012

The subject of this annual volume for 2012 is the usage and forms of German as spoken by immigrants. The work addresses the acquisition of German as a second language, particularities in the German spoken by individuals with an immigrant background, the role of language for the transformation of self-identity, as well as communication between immigrants and German natives.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110290608
Pages: 404
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95

Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110307894
Pages: 404
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95