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    Multi-competence and personality

    Dewaele, Jean-Marc (2016) Multi-competence and personality. In: Wei, Li and Cook, V. (eds.) The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Multi-competence. Cambridge Handbooks in Language and Linguistics. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp. 403-419. ISBN 9781107059214.

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    Book synopsis: How are two or more languages learned and contained in the same mind or the same community? This handbook presents an up-to-date view of the concept of multi-competence, exploring the research questions it has generated and the methods that have been used to investigate it. The book brings together psychologists, sociolinguists, Second Language Acquisition (SLA) researchers, and language teachers from across the world to look at how multi-competence relates to their own areas of study. This comprehensive, state-of-the-art exploration of multi-competence research and ideas offers a powerful critique of the values and methods of classical SLA research, and an exciting preview of the future implications of multi-competence for research and thinking about language. It is an essential reference for all those concerned with language learning, language use and language teaching.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: This chapter has been accepted for publication and will appear in a revised form, subsequent to appropriate editorial input by Cambridge University Press, in The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Multi-competence, published by Cambridge University Press.
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Applied Linguistics and Communication
    Depositing User: Jean Marc Dewaele
    Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2016 11:17
    Last Modified: 23 Jan 2017 16:15
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/14513

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