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Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication

Edited by: Peter Auer and Li Wei
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This volume is an up-to-date, concise introduction to bilingualism and multilingualism in schools, in the workplace, and in international institutions in a globalized world. The authors use a problem-solving approach and ask broad questions about bilingualism and multilingualism in society, including the question of language acquisition versus maintenance of bilingualism. Key features: provides a state-of-the-art description of different areas in the context of multilingualism and multilingual communication presents a critical appraisal of the relevance of the field, offers solutions for everyday language-related problems international handbook with contributions from renowned experts in the field

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Peter Auer, University of Freiburg/Br., Germany; Li Wei, University ofLondon, BirkbeckUK.


"[...] ist das Handbuch als Einsteigelektüre in das Thema Mehrsprachigkeit und mehrsprachige Kommunikation für DaF- und DaZ-lehrende als informatives und gut verständliches Kompendium [...] sehr zu empfehlen."Gertrud Reershemius in: Info DaF 2/3/2011
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Audience: Anyone interested in Bilingualism (Teachers, Academics, Social Workers, Politicians, Specialists on Minority Languages and Immigration, Counsellors, Advanced Students of Linguistics, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology)