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Bilinguals: Cognition, Education and Language Processing $175.00
Editors: Earl F. Caldwell
Book Description:
A bilingual person, in a broad definition, is one who can communicate in more than one language, be it actively (through speaking, writing, and/or signing) or passively (through listening, reading, and/or perceiving). More specifically, the terms bilingual and trilingual are used to describe comparable situations in which two or three languages are involved. A generic term for multilingual persons is polyglot.
Multilingual speakers have acquired and maintained at least one language during childhood, the so-called first language. The first language (sometimes also referred to as the mother tongue). This new book gathers the latest research from around the globe in this field.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Cultural and Linguistic Influence on Developmental Neural Basis of Theory of Mind and Self-Construal: Whorfian Hypothesis Revisited pp.1-34
(Chiyoko Kobayashi Frank, Department of Psychology, Cornell University, NY)

Language Processing in Bimodal Bilinguals pp.35-64
(Anthony Shook and Viorica Marian, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois)

Psycholinguistic Abilities and Phonological Working Memory in Bilingual Children with Specific Language Impairment: A Cross-Cultural Study pp. 65-80
(Dolors Girbau, University Jaume I, Castelló, Spain)^

Psycholinguistic Challenges in Processing the Arabic Language pp.81-102
(Raphiq Ibrahim, Learning Disabilities Department, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel)

Neurocognitive Aspects of Processing Arabic and Hebrew pp.103-122
(Raphiq Ibrahim, Learning Disabilities Department, University of Haifa and Cognitive Neurology Department, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel)

Visual Word Access in Monolinguals and Bilinguals in English and Spanish pp.123-146
(John Evar Strid, James R. Booth, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois and others)

Vowels in Semitic Alphabet Languages pp.147-166
(Raphiq Ibrahim, Learning Disabilities Department, University of Haifa,
Haifa, Israel)

Methodological Issues in Research on Bilingualism and Mutilingualism pp.167-180^
(Lilian Cristine Scherer, Rochele Paz Fonseca, Ana Inés Ansaldo, Universidade de Santa Cruz do Sul (UNISC), Brazil, and others)

Bilingualism and Hispanic American Intelligence Test Scores pp.181-200
(Philip G. Gasquoine, Aracely Cavazos, Juan Cantu, and Amy L. Weimer
University of Texas – Pan American)

Language Development through a Bilingual Lens pp.201-214
(Eswen Fava and Rachel Hull, Department of Psychology, Texas A&M University
College Station, TX)

Improving Reading Skills for ESL Learners Using SoundSpel pp.215-228
(Michael D. Young, Michelle L. Wilson, and Alice F. Healy, University of Colorado)

A Novel Transliteration Approach in an English-Arabic Cross Language Information Retrieval System pp.229-242
(Ghita Amor-Tijani and Abdelghani Bellaachia, Department of Computer Science
The George Washington University, Washington DC)

Methods for Cross-Language Information Retrieval pp.243-286
(Kazuaki Kishida, School of Library Information Science, Keio University, Japan)

Index pp.287-301

   Series:
      Languages and Linguistics
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: p.301
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-567-2
   Status: AV
  
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