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By Ingrid Piller

ISBN-10: 158811287X

ISBN-13: 9781588112873

This sociolinguistic examine of the linguistic practices of bilingual describes the stipulations, methods and result of deepest language touch. it truly is in accordance with a distinct corpus of greater than 20 hours of non-public conversations among companions in bilingual marriages. including to its breadth of insurance, those inner most conversations are supplemented with greater public discourses approximately overseas couplehood. the amount hence bargains a corpus-driven research of the ways that ideologies of gender, nationality and immigration mediate linguistic performances in inner most cross-cultural conversation. the writer embraces social-constructionist, feminist and postmodern ways to moment language studying, multilingualism and cross-cultural conversation. unlike different titles within the box that have targeted nearly completely at the socialization of bilingual young children, this booklet explores what it skill to one's feel of self to turn into socialized right into a moment language and tradition as a overdue bilingual.

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However, it also resumes the topic of language choice addressed in Chapter 6. 18 (18) Chapter 1 in the partnership domain, Chapter 9 addresses questions of intergenerational transmission. Finally, Chapter 10 concludes the volume by tying the case study of English- and German-speaking couplehood in with the larger concerns that motivated this research. Specifically, these relate to the interrelationship between intermarriage and language choice, the negotiation of identity in a language contact situation, and the interrelationship between private talk and public discourses.

7% vs. 3%). Table 2. 8%), which I found disappointingly low, particularly given that I had already engaged in extended e-mail exchanges with some of them. 3%). 5%). Why this low participation rate, particularly of people who had initially volunteered to participate? I am discussing the answers to this question in some detail here, not only in order to document how I went about my research and to be precise about the status of my data, but, even more importantly, because I believe that the low participation rate is in itself a significant indicator of marital communication processes, even if these are not necessarily communication processes specific to bilingual couples.

3%). 5%). Why this low participation rate, particularly of people who had initially volunteered to participate? I am discussing the answers to this question in some detail here, not only in order to document how I went about my research and to be precise about the status of my data, but, even more importantly, because I believe that the low participation rate is in itself a significant indicator of marital communication processes, even if these are not necessarily communication processes specific to bilingual couples.

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