Emerging Bilingual Speech: From Monolingualism to by Anna Verschik

By Anna Verschik

Anna Verschik bargains a brand new point of view on how a formerly monolingual group of Russian-speakers in Estonia is swiftly turning into bilingual after the top of the Soviet profession in 1991.

The contact-induced switch in Russian below the starting to be effect of Estonian is analysed within the theoretical framework of code-copying.

Changes in linguistic behaviour of the audio system are frequently as a result intentional cultivation of non-monolingual conversation suggestions and language guidelines, and cross hand in hand with the improvement of a brand new id, 'Estonian Russians'.

Emerging Bilingual Speech is an engaging learn that would be of curiosity to researchers learning language touch, language switch and bilingualism.

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