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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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Dec 20, alix rated it really liked it. Sep 23, Bruce Martin rated it really liked bllingual. Ido rated it liked it May 10, About Ana Celia Zentella. Lists with This Book.

Jonathan rated it it was amazing Mar 09, Older English-dominant children tend to switch intra-sententially and at infrequent switch points more often than the youngest Spanish dominant speaker. Paul rated it it was ok Mar 10, Fourteen variables were considered: In the field of Spanish Sociolinguistics, this book made a giant contribution.

Annie rated it liked it Mar grosing, Bilinvual Alvarez rated it it was amazing May 14, Susy Ciardy rated it liked it Apr 18, Through her extensive data analysis and ethnography of the Puerto Rican community in NYC, we see that ideologies have a lot to do with the perpetuation of the division and that much can be done to understand and change one of the most poverty-stricken communities in zentells United States.


Billngual Rivera-shanley rated it it was ok Jan 02, Its specific focus is the functions and linguistic characteristics of code switching in children of different ages and language proficiency levels. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I read this for a class and found it enjoyable and illuminating.


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. This study describes and analyzes the role of Spanish and English in the lives of bilingual children in a community setting.

Lya rated it it was ok Jan 12, I love when ethnographers make their political intent clear.

Jun 29, Araceli added it. Published June 4th by Wiley-Blackwell first published April Results show that, contrary to the community belief that intra-turn code switching occurs only when the speaker does not know the word si.

Growing Up Bilingual

I recommend it, if you only like a lot of words in linguistics. Skip to main content.

Ashley Lucas rated it it was amazing Oct 13, Want to Read saving…. Pam rated it liked it Oct 03, bilinguzl Trivia About Growing Up Bilingual. Billy Heidenfeldt rated it it was amazing Jan 22, Return to Book Page. Open Preview See a Problem? Jenni rated it liked it Apr 08, That being said, even I, a Spanish teacher interested in bilingual studies, found some parts to be tedious.

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Growing Up Bilingual by Ana Celia Zentella

I think it’s unfortunate that it has a low rating here but I’m sure that’s because people who have no exposure to linguistics were doing the ratings. Search Enter search terms: Rebecca rated it it was amazing Dec 26, Hardcoverpages. Adelaida rated it it bulingual amazing Apr 20, Books by Ana Celia Zentella.

A thorough ethnography which highlights the wealth of knowledge that bilingual children have.

A fundamental read for parents, teachers or anyone interested in bilingual education. Michael Mena rated it liked it Jul 24, Juan rated it really liked it Oct 18, The use of the 5 specific girls made it bjlingual to follow and become invested in their story to see where they ended up.

Growing up Bilingual: Puerto Rican Children in New York – Ana Celia Zentella – Google Books

The children employ grrowing switching for twenty-four conversational strategies grouped under Crutching, Footing, and Appeal and Control. Though this book is relevant to anyone interested in anthropology, language, educational policies, minority disenfranchisement, bilingual education, and the history of Puerto Ricans in the United States, it has a strong leaning towards linguistics.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Dec 18, Deborah Sanchez rated it it was amazing.