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Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication

Ed. by Auer, Peter / Wei, Li

Series:Handbooks of Applied Linguistics [HAL] 5

DE GRUYTER MOUTON

    200,00 € / $230.00 / £182.00*

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    Publication Date:
    September 2008
    Copyright year:
    2007
    ISBN
    978-3-11-019855-3
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    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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    246 cm
    xx, 586 pages
    DE GRUYTER MOUTON
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Reference Work
    Keyword(s):
    Applied linguistics; language contact, interpersonal and international communication

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

    Reviews

    "[...] 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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