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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This study describes and analyzes the role of Spanish and English in the lives of bilingual children in a community setting. Dec 18, Deborah Sanchez rated it it was amazing. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

You should appreciate In the field of Spanish Sociolinguistics, this book made a giant contribution. Sarah Bruschi rated it it was amazing Feb 27, 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.

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 Jenni rated it liked it Apr 08, Rafael Suleiman rated it it was ok Aug 14, A fundamental read for parents, teachers or anyone interested in bilingual education. 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.


Jun 29, Araceli added it. I love when ethnographers make their political intent clear. Hardcoverpages.

Lists with This Book. In spite of their hardships, they are bilinual vibrant community with their own traditions, music, culture, and dialect with just as much value and logic as any other dialect!! Open Preview See a Problem? Want to Read saving…. About Ana Celia Zentella.

The use of the 5 specific girls made it easy to follow and become invested in their story to see where they ended up. Goodreads bilinguql you keep track of books you want to read.

Growing up Bilingual: Puerto Rican Children in New York

Billy Heidenfeldt rated it it was amazing Jan 22, I read this for a class and found it enjoyable and illuminating. Refresh and try again. Four major family patterns emerge, depending on the language s spoken at home by caretakers, and by children to each other.

Adelaida rated it it was amazing Apr 20, Annie rated it liked it Mar 19, Dissertations available from ProQuest. Fourteen variables were considered: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Its specific focus is the functions and linguistic characteristics of bilignual switching in children of different ages and language proficiency levels.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. Trivia About Growing Up Bilingual. The majority of the switches are intra-sentential and demonstrate the ability to juxtapose constituents from both languages in accordance with the grammatical rules of both. 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.

Dene Rivera-shanley rated it it zentells ok Jan 02, Nicole Alexandra rated it it was amazing Mar 14, Lya rated it it was ok Jan 12, Results show that, contrary to the community belief that intra-turn code switching occurs only when the speaker does not know the word si. Skip to main content. Dec 20, alix rated it really liked it.

Terra Rock rated it really liked it Apr 21, Ido rated it liked it May 10, Search Enter search terms: The children employ code switching for twenty-four conversational strategies grouped under Crutching, Footing, and Appeal and Control.

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