Bilingualism: The Sociopragmatic-Psycholinguistic Interface by Joel Walters

By Joel Walters

long ago 30 years, the learn of bilingualism processing has been carried out independently by means of fields, psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics. This quantity merges those fields, addressing one of many difficult difficulties dividing researchers in bilingualism, conceptually in addition to methodologically. Joel Walters proposes a brand new method of bilingualism processing--the Sociopragmatic-Psycholinguistic (SPPL) Model--which provides language as a social phenomenon. the writer accomplishes this by means of opting for and organizing facts from quite a lot of linguistic disciplines, merging sociopragmatics, discourse research, and ethnography with social cognition, psycholinguistics, and neuroscience. via extension, the writer bargains convincing motives of ways similar fields can cash in on a entire bilingual processing version. therefore, Joel Walters grants a well-organized, entire version that's notion via at each point.

This e-book appeals to graduate scholars, students within the fields of linguistics, bilingualism, moment language acquisition, psycholinguistics, and sociolinguistics. it's beneficial to researchers for its comprehensiveness and methodological acumen and will be applicable as a supplementary textbook for graduate-level classes in bilingualism or for seminars on related topics.

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