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Antal, Zentella7 - Language and Culture Antal Zentella...

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Language and Culture Antal Zentella
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David Antal In-depth look at how language attitudes and cultural attitudes differ among his three children and their individual histories. English, French, German: "receptive trilingualism" (using which language comes most naturally) Attitudes to foreigners "personal language shift" -- a sort of broader cultural shift in identities
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Their three children Soscha: German daycare; French/English used for begging; early problems with keeping languages "separate"; switch in English in elementary school; in France she uses no German Then, the other two children with their own patterns
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Some motives behind learning a second language 1. instrumental: economic reasons (think about the Maya learning Spanish and/or English) 2. integrative: desire to learn more about and/or become a member of another cultural group 3. "personal origins": looking back at what was "lost" and seeking to "recover" it
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Studied predominantly Puerto Rican neighborhood in New York City
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course ECON 102 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at Saddleback.

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