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Bilingual couples talk [electronic resource] : the discursive construction of hybridity / Ingrid Piller.

By: Piller, Ingrid, 1967-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in bilingualism: v. 25.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xii, 314 p.).ISBN: 9789027296863 (electronic bk.); 9027296863 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Conversation analysis | Discourse analysis | Bilingualism | Analyse de la conversation | Analyse du discours | Bilinguisme | REFERENCE | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Vocabulary | Tweetaligheid | PartnerrelatiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bilingual couples talk.DDC classification: 401/.41 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Bilingual Couples Talk; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Transcription; Chapter 1: Researching bilingual couple talk; Chapter 2: What we know; Chapter 3: "It needs to be natural"; Chapter 4: The couples; Chapter 5: "I speak English very well"; Chapter 6: "We speak bilingually"; Chapter 7: "We are citizens of the world"; Chapter 8: "Talk is essential"; Chapter 9: "The doors of Europe will be open to them"; Chapter 10: "I'm a hybrid"; Notes; References; Couples index; Name and subject index; Studies in Bilingualism.
Summary: This sociolinguistic study of the linguistic practices of bilingual couples describes the conditions, processes and results of private language contact. It is based on a unique corpus of more than 20 hours of private conversations between partners in bilingual marriages. Adding to its breadth of coverage, these private conversations are supplemented with larger public discourses about international couplehood. The volume thus offers a corpus-driven investigation of the ways in which ideologies of gender, nationality and immigration mediate linguistic performances in private cross-cultural comm.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-300) and indexes.

Includes transcriptions of conversations in English and German.

Bilingual Couples Talk; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Transcription; Chapter 1: Researching bilingual couple talk; Chapter 2: What we know; Chapter 3: "It needs to be natural"; Chapter 4: The couples; Chapter 5: "I speak English very well"; Chapter 6: "We speak bilingually"; Chapter 7: "We are citizens of the world"; Chapter 8: "Talk is essential"; Chapter 9: "The doors of Europe will be open to them"; Chapter 10: "I'm a hybrid"; Notes; References; Couples index; Name and subject index; Studies in Bilingualism.

This sociolinguistic study of the linguistic practices of bilingual couples describes the conditions, processes and results of private language contact. It is based on a unique corpus of more than 20 hours of private conversations between partners in bilingual marriages. Adding to its breadth of coverage, these private conversations are supplemented with larger public discourses about international couplehood. The volume thus offers a corpus-driven investigation of the ways in which ideologies of gender, nationality and immigration mediate linguistic performances in private cross-cultural comm.

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