Language Use in Interlingual Familes: A Japanese-English Sociolinguistic Study (Bilingual Education & Bilingualism)

Language Use in Interlingual Familes: A Japanese-English Sociolinguistic Study (Bilingual Education & Bilingualism)

By: Masayo Yamamoto (author)Paperback

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Description

This book introduces the way languages are used in Japanese-English interlingual families in Japan and explains what factors influence their language choice, with the aim of arriving at a predictive model of language use. It also proposes a taxonomy of interlingual family types and a typological model of language use.

About Author

Masayo Yamamoto is Professor of Bilingualism Studies at Kwansei Gakuin University, Hyogo, Japan. Her previous books, in Japanese, are an introduction to the topic for general readers and a more detailed treatment for specialists. She also has edited books on bilingualism and educational topics. With her American husband, she has raised two bilingual children.

Contents

Studies of bilingualism in interlingual families; studies in the sociolinguistic/sociocultural tradition, survey of interlingual families in the Japanese context; taxonomy of interlingual family types; terminological problems, four subcategories; objective and methods of the present study; objectives, methods; findings; data description, tabulation and description, research questions, follow-up interviews.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781853595394
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9781853595394
  • weight: 247
  • ISBN10: 185359539X

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