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Oxford Handbook of Corpus Phonology

Edited by Jacques Durand, Ulrike Gut, and Gjert Kristoffersen

Offers the first detailed examination of corpus phonology and serves as a practical guide for researchers interested in compiling or using phonological corpora

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The Languages of the Jews: A Sociolinguistic History

By Bernard Spolsky

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.

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Indo-European Linguistics

New Open Access journal on Indo-European Linguistics is now available!

Query Details

Query Subject:   Community Multi-lingualism
Author:   Dick Hudson
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Sociolinguistics

Query:   Does anyone know what the limits of community multi-lingualism are? I've heard anecdotally of a town in India where everybody is said to be able to code-switch among five languages. Can anyone confirm that this number is indeed possible, or even offer a higher figure? Dick Hudson -- Richard Hudson, FBA, Emeritus Professor of Linguistics, University College London
LL Issue: 15.3555
Date posted: 21-Dec-2004


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