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Title: Comparative Grammar and Language Acquisition in the Age of Globalization: Norwegian and Chinese
Edited By: TorAndersÃ…farli
URL: http://butikk.tapirforlag.no/en/node/1232
Description:

As globalization and the enhanced international role of China make contact
between China and Norway deeper and more frequent, problems of language -
being an essential part of the infrastructure of society - are brought to
the fore.

This book focuses on the grammatical structure of Mandarin Chinese and
Norwegian from a comparative and acquisitional point of view, also
investigating the role of English as an international lingua franca
mediating between the two.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Tapir Academic Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Syntax
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
Norwegian Bokmål

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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9788251924054
Pages: 210
Prices: 320.00