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Multilingual Lexicon

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ISBN-10: 1402015437

ISBN-13: 9781402015434

Edition: 2003

Authors: Jasone Cenoz, Britta Hufeisen, Ulrike Jessner

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This volume is a response both to the increasing interest in multilingual phenomena and lexical issues in language learning. It is of interest to scholars and graduate students interested in bi- and multilingualism, second and multiple language acquisition, language processing and language learning, mental lexicon, applied linguistics, psycho- and neurolinguistics and language teaching. Recent research on third language acquisition and trilingualism has made clear that most multilingual studies actually deal with vocabulary learning or the lexicon. So far books on the mental lexicon have mainly been concerned with two languages in contact. This book is unique because it explores the…    
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List price: $159.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 8/31/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Nancy H. Hornberger is Professor of Education and Director of Educational Linguistics at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania. Her interests include language planning and policy; bilingualism, bilingual education and biliteracy; and the ethnography of communication. Jasone Cenoz is professor at the University of the Basque Country. She focuses on the psycholinguistic, sociolinguistic and educational aspects of bilingualism and multilingualism.

Ulrike Jessner is Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Innsbruck, Austria.

Why Investigate the Multilingual Lexicon
Lexical Processing in Bilinguals and Multilinguals
The Transfer-Appropriate-Processing Approach and the Trilingual's Organisation of the Lexicon
The Nature of Cross-Linguistic Interaction in the Multilingual System
Activation of Lemmas in the Multilingual Mental Lexicon and Transfer in Third Language Learning
Parasitism as a Default Mechanism in L3 Vocabulary Acquisition
Investigating the Role of Prior Foreign Language Knowledge
The Role of Typology in the Organization of the Multilingual Lexicon
A Strategy Model of Multilingual Learning
Formulaic Utterances in the Multilingual Context
Lexicon in the Brain: What Neurobiology has to Say About Languages
Perspectives on the Multilingual Lexicon: A Criitical Synthesis