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Three generations, two languages, one family

language choice and language shift in a Chinese community in Britain
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Multilingual Matters , Clevedon, Philadelphia
Cantonese dialects -- Great Britain., Chinese -- Great Britain -- Language., Cantonese dialects -- Social aspects -- Great Bri

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Great Britain., Great Br

StatementLi Wei.
SeriesMultilingual matters ;, 104, Multilingual matters (Series) ;, 104.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL1740.G7 W45 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 221 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1086052M
ISBN 101853592412, 1853592404
LC Control Number94009959

Three Generations, Two Languages, One Family: Language Choice and Language Shift in a Chinese Community in Britain (Multilingual Matters). This book offers a sociolinguistic study of the Chinese community in Britain. It focuses on generational changes in language choice and code-switching patterns of Chinese immigrant families.

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PDF | On Mar 1,David C. Li published Li Wei, Three generations, two languages, one family: Language choice and language shift in a Chinese community in Britain. (Multilingual matters, ). Three Generations, Two Languages, One Family: Language Choice and Language Shift in a Chinese Community in Britain Li Wei ().

THREE GENERATIONS TWO LANGUAGES, ON FAMILYE: LANGUAGE CHOICE AND LANGUAGE SHIFT Li Wei. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters, Pp. viii + Because Wei's book contains a good deal of empirical evidence on language maintenance and shift, it is an important addition to the literature on bilingualism. The book offers detailed.

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