Growing up Bilingual: Puerto Rican Children in New York Ana Celia Zentella, an anthro-political linguist, is Professor in the Department of. Growing Up Bilingual has 44 ratings and 6 reviews. Jackie said: In the field of Spanish Sociolinguistics, this book made a giant contribution. I think it. Ana Celia Zentella, an anthro-political linguist, is Professor in the Department of Black and Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, and in Anthropology.
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I like the book but it was a little hard to read because I went back a few times to re read it in order to understand what was happening.
A zentells read for parents, teachers or anyone interested in bilingual education. Sep 23, Bruce Martin rated it really liked it. Adelaida rated it it was amazing Apr 20, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. You should appreciate what it means that code switching the use of two or more languages in a sentence, utterance, or conversation is rule-governed and grammatically constrained.
This book provides an inside view of the social construction of bilingualism in one of the largest and most disadvantaged Spanish-speaking groups in the United States. Michael Mena rated it liked it Jul 24, Juan rated it really liked it Oct 18, You should appreciate In the field of Spanish Sociolinguistics, this book made a giant contribution.
Growing Up Bilingual by Ana Celia Zentella
I don’t know that I’d recommend this to anyone who’s not into reading fairly technical academic writing for fun, but if that’s your thing then Zentella does a fantastic job of painting a rich qualitative and quantitative portrait of children’s language, and debunking the idea of ‘Spanglish’ speakers as ‘confused’ or ‘alingual’.
Yrowing recommend it, if you only like bilijgual lot of words in linguistics. A thorough ethnography which highlights the wealth of knowledge that bilingual children have.
It was just a tremendous source of information. Billy Heidenfeldt rated groaing it was amazing Jan 22, Dec 08, Jackie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Return to Book Page.
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“HABLAMOS LOS DOS. WE SPEAK BOTH”: GROWING UP BILINGUAL IN EL BARRIO
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Fourteen variables were considered: Open Preview See a Problem? Its specific focus is the functions grrowing linguistic characteristics of code switching in children of different ages and language proficiency levels.
Nicole Alexandra rated it it was amazing Mar 14, Individual differences in the use of these strategies, of English and Spanish, and of grammatical constituents, reflect the roles played by language dominance and social role of the speaker.
Dene Rivera-shanley rated it it was ok Jan 02, Annie rated it liked it Mar 19, I love when ethnographers make their political intent clear.
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Dsparks8 rated it it was ok Aug 11, Dec 20, alix rated it really liked it. Sarah Bruschi rated it it was amazing Feb 27, Ido rated it liked it May 10, Ashley Lucas rated it it was amazing Oct 13, In the field of Spanish Sociolinguistics, this book made a giant contribution.
The research was undertaken over a period of eighteen months on a Puerto Rican block in East Harlem. Trivia About Growing Up Bilingual.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jenni rated it liked it Apr 08, Rebecca rated it it was amazing Dec 26, Nancy Alvarez rated it it was amazing May 14, I really thought it was fascinating, and awe-inspiring, how she recorded hours and hours of the girls’ speech, and then transcribed their statements and coded them in Spanish Standard or non and English Standard or non Paul rated it it was ok Mar 10, The children employ code switching for twenty-four conversational strategies grouped under Crutching, Footing, and Appeal and Control.
Growing up Bilingual: Puerto Rican Children in New York
Susy Ciardy rated it liked it Apr 18, Older English-dominant children tend to switch intra-sententially and at infrequent switch points more often than the youngest Spanish dominant speaker.
Thanks for telling us about the zenfella. The principal methodology, ethnography, revealed that the community values and uses both Spanish and English in all aspects of community life in networks that alternately reinforce Spanish or English or code switching.