One of the most common phenomena of language use among bilingual speakers is language alternation. Theoretically this is impossible, both grammatically and socio-functionally. Drawing on Ethnomethodology this book addresses the crucial question of how to account for its actual possibility, and offers a critical reading of current approaches.
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(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
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Author Biography - Joseph Gafaranga
JOSEPH GAFARANGA is Senior Lecturer in Linguistics, University of Edinburgh, UK. His research interests are in the areas of Bilingualism and Conversation Analysis. His previous publications have been based on analyses of Kinyarwanda-French bilingual conversations and of medical general practice consultations.