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By Prof. David Singleton,Prof. Vera Regan,Ewelina Debaene

This publication presents a linguistic and cultural profile of the Polish diasporic groups in 3 varied ecu nations: eire, France and Austria. The 8 contributing chapters current unique study at the acquisition and use of the languages of the respective host groups and likewise discover comparable components of cultural acquisition. a couple of facets of moment language acquisition are thought of, particularly the purchase of phonology, lexicon and discourse, in addition to points of sociolinguistic competence. moreover, various ways and learn equipment are said on, each one of which was once selected in attention of the actual examine factor addressed and the actual conditions less than which the learn was once conducted. those diversity from psycholinguistic techniques to moment language acquisition to variationist techniques, and contain either quantitative and qualitative methodologies.

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