Twelve Lectures on Multilingualism Edited by: David Singleton, Larissa Aronin

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30 Nov 2018
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This major new textbook offers an accessible introduction to many of the most interesting areas in the study of multilingualism. It consists of twelve lectures, written by leading researchers, each dedicated to a particular topic of importance. Each lecture offers a state-of-the-art, authoritative review of a subdiscipline of the field. The volume sheds light on the ways in which the use and acquisition of languages are changing, providing new insights into the nature of contemporary multilingualism. It will be of interest both to undergraduate and postgraduate students working in linguistics-related disciplines and students in associated social sciences.

Author Biography:

David Singleton is Fellow Emeritus, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, Professor  Emeritus, University of Pannonia, Hungary and Professor, University of Applied Sciences, Konin, Poland. He is the author of numerous monographs and textbooks, including Key Topics in Second Language Acquisition (2014, with Vivian Cook, Multilingual Matters) and Beyond Age Effects in Instructional L2 Learning (2017, with Simone Pfenninger, Multilingual Matters).

Larissa Aronin is Associate Professor at the Oranim Academic College of Education, Israel. She has published numerous articles and books on multilingualism, including The Material Culture of Multilingualism (Aronin et al., 2018, Springer) and Multilingualism (Aronin & Singleton, 2012, John Benjamins).

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Postgraduate, Research / Professional, Undergraduate, Text

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