English in Europe The Acquisition of a Third Language Edited by: Jasone Cenoz, Ulrike Jessner

Format:
Hardback - 288 pages
Related Formats:
Paperback 
ISBN:
9781853594809
Published:
18 Apr 2000
Publisher:
Multilingual Matters
Dimensions:
210 x 148
Availability:
Available

Summary

This book emerges as a response to the increasing use of English as a lingua franca in the multilingual European context. It provides an up-to-date overview of the sociolinguistic, psycholinguistic and educational aspects of research on third language acquisition by focusing on English as a third language.

Author Biography:

Jasone Cenoz is Associate Professor of English Linguistics at the University of the Basque Country (Spain).  Her publications include Beyond Bilingualism: Multilingualism and Multilingual Education, co-edited with Fred Genesee (Multilingual Matters 1998).

Ulrike Jessner is Associate Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Innsbruck (Austria). Her publications include A Dynamic Model of Multilingualism: Changing Perspectives in Psycholinguistics, co-authored with Philip Herdina  (Multilingual Matters, forthcoming in 2000).

Readership Level:

Postgraduate, Research / Professional




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