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ERIC Number: EJ516295
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0143-4632
Code Negotiation in Bilingual Families: "My Body Starts Speaking English."
Pan, Barbara Alexander
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, v16 n4 p315-27 1995
Examines patterns of language choice and code-switching behavior in the discourse of 10 families whose primary home language is Mandarin Chinese. Study results are interpreted with respect to parents' and children's differential tendencies to accommodate their speech to their interlocutor, and implications for the maintenance of minority home languages are discussed. (23 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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