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Title: Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication
Edited By: Peter Auer
Li Wei
URL: Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication
Series Title: Handbooks of Applied Linguistics [HAL] 5
Description:

This volume is an up-to-date, concise introduction to bilingualism and
multilingualism in schools, in the workplace, and in international
institutions in a globalized world. The authors use a problem-solving
approach and ask broad questions about bilingualism and multilingualism in
society, including the question of language acquisition versus maintenance
of bilingualism.

Key Features:

*Provides a state-of-the-art description of different areas in the context
of multilingualism and multi-lingual communication
*Presents a critical appraisal of the relevance of the field
*Offers solutions to everyday language-related problems
*International handbook with contributions from renowned experts in the field

From the Contents:

Introduction to the handbook series, Karlfried Knapp and Gerd Antos
Introduction: Multilingualism as a problem? Monolingualism as a problem?
Peter Auer/Li Wei

I. Becoming Bilingual
Early bilingual and multilingual acquisition, Johanne Paradis;
Multilingualism and the family, Elizabeth Lanza; Growing up in a
multilingual community: Insights from language socialization, Patricia
Baquedano-López and Shlomy Kattan; Becoming bi- or multi-lingual later in
life, Jean-Marc Dewaele; Becoming bilingual through bilingual education,
Colin Baker

II. Staying Bilingual
Bilingual children in monolingual schools, J. Normann Jørgensen and Pia
Quist • From minority programmes to multilingual education, Guus Extra;
From biliteracy to pluriliteracies, Ofelia García, Lesley Bartlett and
Joanne Kleifgen; Multilingualism and Specific Language Impairment (SLI),
Monika Rothweiler; Measuring bilingualism, Manfred Pienemann and Jörg-U.
Keßler

III. Acting Multilingual
Code-switching as a conversational strategy, Joseph Gafaranga; Mixed codes,
Pieter Muysken • Multilingual forms of talk and identity work, Benjamin
Bailey; Crossing – negotiating social boundaries, Pia Quist and J. Normann
Jørgensen; Bilingual professionals, Dennis Day and Johannes Wagner;
Multilingualism in the workplace, Celia Roberts • Multilingualism and
commerce, David C.S. Li

IV. Living in a Multilingual Society
Societal multilingualism: reality, recognition and response, John Edwards;
Multilingualism of autochthonous minorities, Penelope Gardner-Chloros;
Multilingualism of new minorities (in migratory contexts), Peter Martin;
Multilingualism in ex-colonial countries, Christopher Stroud;
Multilingualism and transnationalism, Monica Heller

Of interest to:

Research libraries, everybody with an academic background who is interested
in bilingualism (teachers, academics, social workers, politicians,
specialists on minority languages and immigration, counsellors, advanced
students of linguistics, psychology, sociology, and anthropology)

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Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9783110182
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 586
Prices: Europe EURO 148.00
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