An Introduction to Bilingualism
By (author) Carol Myers-Scotton
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Multiple Voices by Carol Myers-Scotton
Book Description"Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism" provides a comprehensive overview of all major features of bilingualism, including grammatical, cognitive, and social aspects. It examines bilingualism as a socio-political phenomenon and emphasizes languages in contact, language maintenance and shift, language policy, and bilingual education. It includes many detailed examples from all over the world that is written accessibly for students with little or no background in linguistics by a prominent bilingualism researcher.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631219378
(248mm x 177mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 23-May-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Carol Myers-Scotton
Multiple Voices, Hardback (June 2005)
Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism provides a comprehensive overview of all major features of bilingualism, including grammatical, cognitive, and social aspects.
Contact Linguistics, Hardback (August 2002)
This volume provides an account of contact outcome theories, including the author's own. It should provide coursebook material for advanced undergraduates and graduates.
Codes and Consequences, Hardback (June 1998)
The author explores the implications of the phenomenon known as "codeswitching", where in given situations, different people with access to the same linguistic repertoire (or one person in various situations) will make different linguistic choices.
Duelling Languages, Paperback (March 1997)» View all books by Carol Myers-Scotton
A study of the structural side of a common practice among bilinguals: the use of two or more languages within the same sentence. The author concludes that there are universally present principles which govern the structural outlines of such sentences.
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Author Biography - Carol Myers-Scotton
Carol Myers-Scotton is Carolina Distinguished Professor Emerita in the Linguistics Program and Department of English at the University of South Carolina. Her numerous publications include Contact Linguistics: Bilingual Encounters and Grammatical Outcomes (2002) and Social Motivations for Codeswitching: Evidence from Africa (1993).
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