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François Grosjean - Studying Bilinguals - 9780199281299 - V9780199281299
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Studying Bilinguals

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Description for Studying Bilinguals Paperback. This book, by a recognized expert in bilingualism, examines the definition and characterization of the bilingual person, the perception and production of spoken language by bilinguals, the sign-oral bilingualism of the Deaf, and methodological and conceptual issues in research on bilingualism. Num Pages: 322 pages, 49 figures. BIC Classification: CFDM; CFZ; JMR; PSAN. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 244 x 172 x 18. Weight in Grams: 570.
Even though more than half the world's population is bilingual, the study of bilinguals has lagged behind that of monolinguals. With this book, which draws on twenty-five years of the author's research, François Grosjean contributes significantly to redressing the balance. The volume covers four areas of research: the definition and characterization of the bilingual person, the perception and production of spoken language by bilinguals, the sign-oral bilingualism of the Deaf, and methodological and conceptual issues in research on bilingualism. While the author takes a largely psycholinguistic approach, his acute linguistic and sociolinguistic awareness is evident throughout and especially so in ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
322
Condition
New
Number of Pages
322
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780199281299
SKU
V9780199281299
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About François Grosjean
François Grosjean is Emeritus Professor of Psycholinguistics, Neuchâtel University, Switzerland. He is the author of the much acclaimed Life with Two Languages: An Introduction to Bilingualism (Harvard UP, 1982). In 1997 he founded the journal Bilingualism: Language and Cognition (CUP), which he edited until 2002. In addition to bilingualism, his research focuses on speech perception, comprehension, and production.

Reviews for Studying Bilinguals
This is a well-structured and well-written book.
Ineke Mennen, Journal of Linguistics

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