By Tej K. Bhatia, William C. Ritchie
Comprising cutting-edge study, this considerably increased and revised guide discusses the newest worldwide and interdisciplinary concerns throughout bilingualism and multilingualism. * contains the addition of ten new authors to the contributor crew, and assurance of 7 new issues starting from international media to background language learning
* presents broadly revised assurance of bilingual and multilingual groups, polyglot aphasia, creolization, indigenization, linguistic ecology and endangered languages, multilingualism, and forensic linguistics
* Brings jointly an international workforce of internationally-renowned researchers from diversified disciplines
* Covers a large choice of themes, starting from neuro- and psycho-linguistic examine to reviews of media and mental counseling
* Assesses the newest matters in around the world linguistics, together with the phenomena and the conceptualization of 'hyperglobalization', and emphasizes geographical facilities of world clash and commerce
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English, on the other hand, has not been treated in the same guarded way; while there are books and journals devoted to the ‘new’ Englishes and to ‘world’ English, there are few similar treatments for French. English is thus becoming ‘internationalized’ in a way that French is not, and an important consequence is that a language once tainted by imperialism is rapidly becoming ‘ours’ in many parts of the world. India provides perhaps the best example of a broadly accepted indigenized variety of English.
Bialystok (2009) suggests, for example, that bilingualism is associated with improved cognitive functioning; a later paper (2010) finds that bilingual children solve certain tasks more quickly than do monolinguals, particularly those involving the processing of complex stimuli. Moreno et al. (2010) have extended such findings from children to adults and, indeed, Bialystok’s most recent work is concerned to investigate bilingualism across the lifespan. The idea that expanded competence may ameliorate the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease has, unsurprisingly, attracted considerable media attention (see Bates 2010): here, Bialystok argues that bilinguals’ larger ‘cognitive reserves’ provide an advantage.
We have already noted the vagaries of bilingual definition, and these also apply to the accurate measurement of intelligence. And, as Peal and Lambert’s own caution reminds us, most investigations produce correlations – and correlation need not imply causation. There is very recent evidence suggesting that particular strengths are associated with bilingual competence, and the work of Bialystok and her colleagues is important here. Bialystok (2009) suggests, for example, that bilingualism is associated with improved cognitive functioning; a later paper (2010) finds that bilingual children solve certain tasks more quickly than do monolinguals, particularly those involving the processing of complex stimuli.
The Handbook of Bilingualism and Multilingualism (Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics) by Tej K. Bhatia, William C. Ritchie