Russian native speakers acquiring standard and non-standard varieties of German and Czech
Russian-speaking immigrants residing in the Czech Republic or Germany are faced with the challenge of acquiring the Slavic (Czech) or Non-Slavic (German) language of the new environment. This process is influenced by their native language. The volume empirically analyses the acquisition of a related language compared to that of a non- or distantly related one and explores how the non-homogeneous language of the new environment – situation of diglossia in the Czech Republic, diaglossia in Germany – influences this acquisition. It additionally examines the impact of several sociolinguistic factors on L2 acquisition, especially age.
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Names: Besters-Dilger, Juliane, editor. | Gladkova, Hana, editor. Title: Second language acquisition in complex linguistic environments : Russian native speakers acquiring standard and non-standard varieties of German and Czech / Juliane Besters-Dilger, Hana Gladkova (eds.) Description: Frankfurt am Main ; New York : Peter Lang,  | Series: Linguistik international; Band 38 Identifiers: LCCN 2016022415| ISBN 9783631678510 (Print) | ISBN 9783653069389 (E-Book) Subjects: LCSH: Diglossia (Linguistics) | Diglossia (Linguistics)—Czech Republic. | Diglossia (Linguistics)—Germany. | Immigrants—Czech Republic—Languages. | Russians—Czech Republic—Languages. | Immigrants—Germany—Languages. | Russians—Germany—Languages. | Multilingualism—European Union Countries. Classification: LCC P40.5.D54 S43 2016 | DDC 306.44/60943—dc23 LC record available at https://lccn.loc.gov/2016022415
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ISSN 1436-6150 ISBN 978-3-631-67851-0 (Print) E-ISBN 978-3-653-06938-9 (E-PDF) E-ISBN 978-3-631-69588-3 (EPUB) E-ISBN 978-3-631-69589-0 (MOBI) DOI 10.3726/978-3-653-06938-9
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