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A sociolinguistic study of language contact, shift and change
(Mouton Publishers, 1985)
Bilingual speech communities provide linguists with a favorite laboratory to study the effects of language contact on linguistic structure. Without denying the interest or importance of this traditional contrastive approach ...
Multilinguals' language choice for mental calculation
(Mouton Publishers, 2007)
The present study investigates self-reported language choice for mental calculations among 1,454 adult multilinguals from a variety of linguistic, social and ethnic backgrounds. As mental calculation is a complex ...
The Acquisition of Community Speech Norms by Asians Immigrants Learning English as a Second Language: a preliminary study
(Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://journals.canbridge.org, 1991)
Investigation of Vietnamese and Cambodian immigrants' acquisition of the English variable "ing" found that such production was constrained by phonological, grammatical, stylistic, and social factors. (39 references) (Author/CB)
The role of transfer in language variation and change: Evidence from contact varieties of French
(Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://journals.canbridge.org, 2005)
In this Special Issue, the focus is on contact-induced language variation and change in situations of societal bilingualism that involve long-term contact between French and another language. As is well known, when two or ...
Should the French Canadian minorities open their schools to the children of the Anglophone majority?
(Multilingual Matters, 1987)
When the status of the minority language of an officially bilingual country undergoes positive changes, it is not unusual to observe members of the majority language group showing an interest in the institutions of the ...
La question de l'interférence de l'anglais à la lumière de la sociolinguistique
(Les Presses de l'Université Laval; http://www.pulaval.com/, 1994)
Facteurs sociaux influençant l'acquisition du français par les jeunes Franco-ontariens
(Canadian Society for the Study of Education; http://www.csse.ca/, 1977)
El ingles de Samaná y la hipotesis del origen criollo
(Academia Puertorriqueña de la Lengua Española, 1980)
Writing systems and orthographies
(Kluwer - Dordrecht, 1998)
Hybridity Revisited: St Michael's of Mile End
(International Council on Canadian Studies, 2003)
St. Michael's Church in the Mile End district of Montreal offers a rich example of cultural hybridity. A close reading of the architecture and social history of the church suggests, however, the complexity of the elements ...