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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.

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

Chapter 2 - Language Processing in Bimodal Bilinguals, pp.35-64
Authors / Editors: Anthony Shook and Viorica Marian, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois

Chapter 3 - Psycholinguistic Abilities and Phonological Working Memory in Bilingual Children with Specific Language Impairment: A Cross-Cultural Study, pp. 65-80
Authors / Editors: Dolors Girbau, University Jaume I, Castelló, Spain

Chapter 4 - Psycholinguistic Challenges in Processing the Arabic Language, pp.81-102
Authors / Editors: Raphiq Ibrahim, Learning Disabilities Department, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel

Chapter 5 - Neurocognitive Aspects of Processing Arabic and Hebrew, pp.103-122
Authors / Editors: Raphiq Ibrahim, Learning Disabilities Department, University of Haifa and Cognitive Neurology Department, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel

Chapter 6 - Visual Word Access in Monolinguals and Bilinguals in English and Spanish, pp.123-146
Authors / Editors: John Evar Strid, James R. Booth, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois and others
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 7 - Vowels in Semitic Alphabet Languages, pp.147-166
Authors / Editors: Raphiq Ibrahim, Learning Disabilities Department, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel

Chapter 8 - Methodological Issues in Research on Bilingualism and Mutilingualism, pp.167-180
Authors / Editors: Lilian Cristine Scherer, Rochele Paz Fonseca, Ana Inés Ansaldo, Universidade de Santa Cruz do Sul (UNISC), Brazil, and others

Chapter 9 - Bilingualism and Hispanic American Intelligence Test Scores, pp.181-200
Authors / Editors: Philip G. Gasquoine, Aracely Cavazos, Juan Cantu, and Amy L. Weimer University of Texas – Pan American

Chapter 10 - Language Development through a Bilingual Lens, pp.201-214
Authors / Editors: Eswen Fava and Rachel Hull, Department of Psychology, Texas A&M University College Station, TX

Chapter 11 - Improving Reading Skills for ESL Learners Using SoundSpel, pp.215-228
Authors / Editors: Michael D. Young, Michelle L. Wilson, and Alice F. Healy, University of Colorado

Chapter 12 - A Novel Transliteration Approach in an English-Arabic Cross Language Information Retrieval System, pp.229-242
Authors / Editors: Ghita Amor-Tijani and Abdelghani Bellaachia, Department of Computer Science, The George Washington University, Washington DC

Chapter 13 - Methods for Cross-Language Information Retrieval, pp.243-286
Authors / Editors: Kazuaki Kishida, School of Library Information Science, Keio University, Japan

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      Languages and Linguistics
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: 301.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-710-1
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