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The handbook of bilingualism and multilingualism [[electronic resource] /] / edited by Tej K. Bhatia and William C. Ritchie

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Titolo: The handbook of bilingualism and multilingualism [[electronic resource] /] / edited by Tej K. Bhatia and William C. Ritchie Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; ; Malden, MA, : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
Edizione: 2nd ed.
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (966 p.)
Disciplina: 404/.2
Soggetto topico: Bilingüisme
Soggetto genere / forma: Llibres electrònics
Electronic books.
Altri autori: BhatiaTej K  
RitchieWilliam C  
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Introduction; Part I: Overview and Foundations; Introduction; 1: Bilingualism and Multilingualism: Some Central Concepts; Introduction; A Multilingual World; Classifying Multilingualism; Dealing with Multilingual Realities; The Definition and Measurement of Personal Fluencies; The Bilingual or Multilingual Individual; Perspectives on Theory and Practice; Language and Identity; Notes; References; 2: Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Bilingualism and Multilingualism Research
The Fundamentals for Bilingualism and Multilingualism Linguistic diversity: What does it mean?; Language contact; Learning, using, and managing multiple languages; Research Traditions and Methodological Perspectives; Psycholinguistic approaches; Linguistic approaches; Sociolinguistic approaches; Towards a Transdisciplinarity: Challenges and Future Directions; References; Part II: Neurological and Psychological Aspects of Bilingualism and Multilingualism; Introduction; The Neurology of Bilingualism and Multilingualism; 3: Bilingual Aphasia: Theoretical and Clinical Considerations; Introduction
Issues in the Case Literature on Bilingual or Polyglot Aphasias Methodological Concerns in the Bilingual Aphasia Case Literature; Models of Bilingual Processing that Address Bilingual Aphasia; The declarative/procedural memory model; The inhibitory control model; Hierarchical (translation) models; Conclusions; Acknowledgments; References; Approaches to Bilingualism, Multilingualism, and Second-Language Acquisition; 4: The Bilingual Child; Introduction; Speech Perception; Speech Production; Word Learning; Morphology, Syntax, Language Differentiation, and Cross-Linguistic Influence
Cognitive Correlates of Bilingualism More to Bilingual Acquisition: Similarities, Differences, Challenges, and Opportunities; References; 5: Bilingualism/Multilingualism and Second-Language Acquisition; Introduction; Definitions of Bilinguals and Multilinguals; The Complexity of Understanding Bilingualism and Multilingualism; Conceptualizing and Assessing Language Proficiency; Age and L2 Acquisition; The Interaction between L1 and L2 (or Additional Nonnative Languages); Conclusion; Notes; References; 6: Multilingualism: New Perspectives on Syntactic Development; Introduction
Key Issues in First- and Second-Language Acquisition The issue of access to Universal Grammar in L2 acquisition; The issue of 'transfer' from L1 to L2; Multilingual Acquisition; Theoretical Background; The complementizer phrase (CP) setup; Background Studies; Design; Results; Berkes and Flynn; Research Focus; Enhancement Study; Predictions; Design and subjects' data; Results; Discussion; Conclusions; Notes; References; 7: Bilingualism and the Heritage Language Speaker; Some Variables that Characterize Bilinguals; Heritage Language Speakers; Linguistic Competence in the Heritage Language
From First and Primary Language to Secondary Language
Sommario/riassunto: "This impressive, greatly expanded and authoritative collection of established and emerging research topics in bi- and multilingualism challenges a monolingualist mindset that has dominated thinking about language, mind, and nation-state." Jyotsna Vaid, Texas A&M University
Titolo autorizzato: The handbook of bilingualism and multilingualism  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-118-94127-6
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910141721403321
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Serie: Blackwell handbooks in linguistics