Bilingual Youth: Spanish in English-speaking societies by Kim Potowski, Jason Rothman

By Kim Potowski, Jason Rothman

The current quantity represents various snap shots of what occurs while households try and bring up kids in Spanish whereas dwelling in English-speaking societies. Aided by means of the foregrounding bankruptcy by way of Suzanne Romaine approximately language and id and the afterword by means of Carol Klee that ties jointly many matters stated through the assortment, the reader profits a extra entire realizing of the variables that give a contribution to Spanish bilingualism in English-speaking societies, and through extension a extra whole knowing of the dynamic nature of bilingualism normally. This quantity, the 1st of its type, brings jointly a magnificent array of sociolinguistic environments whereas maintaining the 2 languages consistent. we are hoping that it marks the start of comparative analyses of bilingualism, acquisition results, and id building throughout environments that percentage an identical languages, yet the place vital disparities exist within the sociolinguistic landscapes.

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