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Book ratings by Goodreads. Oct 16, Nick Powers rated it did not like it. Though it isn’t necessarily an old book, sometimes it reads like it was written decades earlier For a textbook, this one was not a bad read. About Elaine Ostrach Chaika. Individual and Social Monolingualism and bilingualism.

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I’ve written many scholarly articles and books over the years, but, once I retired, I went back to my first love, dogs. No trivia or quizzes yet. It is being gentrified, however. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Ritual Nature of Conversation. Rizki Rizki rated it really liked it Nov 10, We can notify you when this item is back in stock. Having a smart daughter was considered a bad thing. It was an incredible experience. Added to these advantages was the immigrant culture of my home.


The Social Mirror focuses on the ways language is used and how this use affects the individual languate well as society.

Language: The Social Mirror

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Agung rated it it was amazing Jul 08, The advantage of a mixed race neighborhood is that I learned to evaluate people according to who they were and not what. Lists with This Book. Dec 26, Maria rated it really liked it Shelves: It was fascinating to learn where some languags the sayings and ways of speaking came from.

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