Language Contact and Bilingualism (Amsterdam University by René Appel, Pieter Muysken

By René Appel, Pieter Muysken

What occurs - sociologically, linguistically, educationally, politically - while a couple of language is in standard use in a group? How do audio system deal with those languages concurrently, and what impact does this language touch have at the languages involved?Although most folk on this planet use a couple of language in lifestyle, the method of the learn of language has often been that monolingualism is the norm. the hot curiosity in bilingualism and language touch has resulted in a couple of new methods, in line with examine in groups in lots of diversified components of the area. This publication attracts jointly this diversified study, examples from many alternative events, to offer the subject in any simply available form.Language touch is checked out from 4 detailed views. The authors think about bilingual societies; bilingual audio system; language use within the bilingual neighborhood; eventually language itself (do languages swap whilst involved with one another? Can they borrow principles of grammar, or simply phrases? How can new languages emerge from language contact?). the result's a transparent, concise synthesis delivering a much-needed assessment of this vigorous sector of language research.

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