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Becoming Multilingual free pdf Research into the complex phenomenon of multilingualism is rapidly increasing. This book looks at multilingualism through its interfaces with language policies, language attitudes and issues of language awareness and identity. The aim is to examine the dynamic processes that lead or hinder the development of such phenomena. One of the scopes of the volume is to represent the complexity of the multilingual speaker by shedding light on different multilingual settings in the world. The chapters of this volume tackle the topic from a sociolinguistic perspective by showing how multilingualism is dynamically constructed. They provide empirical research on language learning in different multilingual environments in the world as well as practical suggestions for the investigation of multilingualism and the improvement of its education.

About Cecilia Varcasia

Cecilia Varcasia holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics. She is a Research Fellow at the Language Study Unit of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy. Her research focuses on multilingual communication, discourse and conversation analysis, cross-cultural pragmatics and corpus linguistics. She has co-edited Corpora, Discorso e Stile. Corpora, Discourse

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Author : Cecilia Varcasia
Publisher : Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Data Published : 28 July 2011
ISBN : 3035102538
EAN : 9783035102536
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 213 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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