A Dynamic Model of Multilingualism: Perspectives of Change in Psycholinguistics

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Multilingual Matters, 2002 - 182 páginas
The model presented in this volume draws together various strands of research - second language acquisition theory, bilingualism research, dynamic systems theory - to develop a novel approach to this challenging subject. Its main focus lies on the psycholinguistic dynamics of multilingualism, the processes of change in time affecting two or more language systems.
 

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Stages in Research on Multilingualism
6
Transfer Reconsidered
19
Transfer Phenomena in Multilingual Systems
28
Multilingual Proficiency Reassessed
52
A Dynamic Model of Multilingualism Developed
76
A Dynamic Model of Multilingualism Analysed
111
X
134
A Systems Interpretation
144
4
145
Limitations Conclusions and Outlook
153
References
162
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Philip Herdina has published on the methodology of linguistics and literature, theory of grammar and multilingualism. He is also the co-author of a bilingual philosophical dictionary. Ulrike Jessner has published on psycholinguistic issues in the fields of second language acquisition, multilingualism and gender issues. Recently she has co-edited the book English in Europe (Multilingual Matters, 2000). Both authors are Associate Professors of English Linguistics at the University of Innsbruck, Austria.

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