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The Study of Bilingual Language Processing

Nan Jiang

15 May 2023

ISBN: 9780198852513

288 pages
Paperback
246x171mm

Price: £35.00

This book offers a detailed account of the issues, models, and outcomes of research into the cognition of bilingualism. It begins with a chapter identifying the most important characteristics of this research, and then explores key topics including lexico-semantic representation, cross-language priming, selective lexical access, and code-switching.

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This book offers a detailed account of the issues, models, and outcomes of research into the cognition of bilingualism. It begins with a chapter identifying the most important characteristics of this research, and then explores key topics including lexico-semantic representation, cross-language priming, selective lexical access, and code-switching.

  • The first book-length account of research into bilingual language processing
  • Explores research in key topics such as cross-language priming and code switching
  • Demonstrates the theoretical significance and real-world practical implications of research into bilingual language processing

About the Author(s)

Nan Jiang, Professor of Second Language Acquisition, University of Maryland

Nan Jiang is Professor of Second Language Acquisition at the University of Maryland. His research interests include lexical representation and development in a second language, morphosyntactic processing, semantic development, and bilingual language processing. His publications include Conducting Reaction Time Research in Second Language Studies (Routledge, 2012) and Second Language Processing: An Introduction (Routledge, 2018), as well as numerous journal articles in the fields of second language acquisition, applied linguistics, and psycholinguistics.

Table of Contents

    Preface
    List of figures and tables
    List of abbreviations
    1:Introducing bilingual processing research
    2:Lexico-semantic organization in bilinguals
    3:Cross-language priming
    4:Selectivity in bilingual lexical access
    5:Language switch and control in bilinguals
    6:Bilingualism beyond lexical representation and processing
    References
    Index