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Title Current Research in Bilingualism and Bilingual Education / Piotr Romanowski, Małgorzata Jedynak, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Multilingual Education ; volume 26
Multilingual education ; v. 26
Contents Intro; Acknowledgements; Contents; Contributors; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; Part I: Language Acquisition and Linguistic Aspects of Bilingualism; Strategies of Communication in an NNB Family: On the Way to Bilingual Maintenance in a Monolingual Context; 1 Defining Non-native Bilingualism; 2 A parent's Role in a Child's Second Language Acquisition; 3 Strategies of Communication in the Family; 4 An Imperfect L2 Spoken by the Parents; 5 Issues Related to the Acquisition of Lexis; 6 Hostility of the Monolingual Environment; 7 The Researched Families and Applied Methodology
3.2 Participants3.3 Research Instrument and Procedure; 3.4 Results; 4 Conclusion; Appendix: Task Sheet Used in the Study; References; Two Grammars in the Input: Two Different Strategies to Process the Input. The Usage-Based Perspective on the Development of Nominal Inflections in a Bilingual Child; 1 Introduction; 2 Inflection in Polish and English; 3 Methodology; 4 Results; 4.1 Sadie's Productions in English; 4.2 Sadie's English Inflections in the Light of Input; 4.3 Sadie's Productions in Polish; 4.4 Sadie's Polish Inflections in the Light of Input: Case Frequencies
4.5 The Type Frequency of the -i marking4.6 Why Does the -i Marking Push Out the Selected Nominative Forms?; 5 Conclusions; References; A Sociolinguistic Perspective of Codeswitching in French as a Foreign Language Class in Malta and its Implications for Learning; 1 Introduction; 2 French as a School Subject Against the Backdrop of Bilingual Malta; 3 Studies on CS in Maltese FL Lessons; 4 The Research Study; 4.1 Teacher and Learner Talk and the Weight of Codeswitching; 4.2 Main Functions Served by CS; 5 Interpretation of Results from the Language Teaching Perspective
5.1 Interpretation of Results from the Sociolinguistic Perspective6 Conclusion; References; Understanding Linguistic Features of Estonian-Latvian Bilingual Speech; 1 Introduction; 2 Estonian-Latvian Language Contacts and the Data; 2.1 Estonian-Latvian Language Contacts; 2.2 The Participant and the Data; 3 Code-Copying Framework; 4 Analysis; 4.1 Adoption (Latvian L2 > Estonian L1); 4.1.1 Global Copying; 4.1.2 Selective Copying; 4.2 Imposition (Estonian L1 > Latvian L2); 4.2.1 Global Copying; 4.2.2 Selective Copying; 4.2.3 Mixed Copying; 4.3 Alternation; 5 Discussion; 6 Conclusions; References
8 The Findings and Their Analysis9 Strategies Applied in NNB Upbringing and Their Impact on the Children's Linguistic Development; 10 Parents' Attitudes Towards NNB; 11 Conclusion; Appendix: Non-native Bilingual Upbringing in Poland - A Case Study; Part 1: Linguistic Profile of the Family; Part 2: Attitudes Towards Bilingualism; References; Is There a Relationship Between Language Competences and Metalinguistic Awareness?; 1 The Concept of Metalinguistic Awareness; 2 The Relationship Between Language Competences and Metalinguistic Awareness; 3 The Study; 3.1 Research Questions
Summary "This book covers research topics in bilingual education, language policies, language contact, identity of bilingual speakers, early bilingualism, heritage languages, and more, and provides an overview of current theory, research and practice in the field of bilingualism. Each chapter is written by a specialist in the field. Part I focuses on the numerous and heterogeneous relations between languages as well as the implications arising from bilingual speech processing. In Part II, a series of contextualized studies on bilingual classrooms are presented, with diverse research designs applied in different educational settings being a key feature of these studies. Part III bridges theory and practice by offering an insight into mono- and multilingual school settings showcasing examples of educational institutions where bilingualism successfully soared and depicts the needs related to language education. "-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 30, 2018)
Subject Bilingualism.
Education, Bilingual.
Form Electronic book
Author Jedynak, Małgorzata, editor
Romanowski, Piotr, 1973- editor
ISBN 331992396X (electronic bk.)
9783319923963 (electronic bk.)