Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism” as Want to Read:
Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism

3.94 of 5 stars 3.94  ·  rating details  ·  18 ratings  ·  2 reviews
"Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism" provides a comprehensive overview of all major features of bilingualism, including grammatical, cognitive, and social aspects.
examines bilingualism as a socio-political phenomenon and emphasizes languages in contact, language maintenance and shift, language policy, and bilingual education
includes many detailed examples f
Paperback, 457 pages
Published July 11th 2005 by Blackwell Publishers
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Multiple Voices, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Multiple Voices

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 38)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Dec 13, 2012 Sarah rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommended to Sarah by: Prof Bee
Shelves: school
This was informative. But... my main problem with reading this text is that the long, chunky paragraphs were difficult to digest sometimes most of the time. On some days when I could concentrate better, making marks using pencils and highlighters helped me to pick out the main points that should form the framework of my understanding. However, nearing the exams as studying became more difficult to focus on, this was a pain to read (at least, in comparison to my other text). I liked it, because p ...more
What I liked most about this book were the personal introductions that preceded each chapter that gave a snapshot of a bilingual person. Like many other books in academia, this book would often tell you what you were about to read, what you were reading, and then what you read. This concept is hard for me to overcome and just seems redundant. That said, there was much to learn from this book, I just felt it could have been accomplished in half as many pages without the aforementioned redundancie ...more
Radia marked it as to-read
Jan 20, 2015
Filza Waseem
Filza Waseem marked it as to-read
Dec 29, 2014
Onney Octavia
Onney Octavia marked it as to-read
Nov 04, 2014
Sarah added it
Sep 22, 2014
Molly marked it as to-read
Sep 12, 2014
Eline added it
Sep 03, 2014
David added it
Jan 05, 2014
Eric Sandler
Eric Sandler marked it as to-read
Nov 23, 2013
Vera Blagojević
Vera Blagojević marked it as to-read
Oct 27, 2013
Bedarbakhatkhhan marked it as to-read
Sep 19, 2013
Dichk marked it as to-read
Jul 31, 2013
Aliona Drac
Aliona Drac marked it as to-read
May 05, 2013
Kirk Kittell
Kirk Kittell marked it as to-read
Mar 04, 2013
Dilara marked it as to-read
Dec 07, 2012
Cary marked it as to-read
Dec 02, 2012
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Duelling Languages: Grammatical Structure in Codeswitching Codes and Consequences: Choosing Linguistic Varieties Codes and Consequences: Choosing Linguistic Varieties Contact Linguistics: Bilingual Encounters and Grammatical Outcomes Social Motivations for Codeswitching: Evidence from Africa

Share This Book