Jordanian Arabic Between Diglossia and Bilingualism

Jordanian Arabic Between Diglossia and Bilingualism

Linguistic Analysis

eBook - 1985
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Suleiman provides a linguistic analysis of Jordanian Arabic spoken by educated groups and in particular by students at Yarmouk University. He investigates the extent to which spoken Jordanian Arabic is affected by the classical-colloquial dichotomy (i.e. the extent to which diglossia is involved). In addition, the influence of language contact between English and Arabic is studied (with reference to code-switching, interference and integration) by comparing the linguistic repertoire of Yarmouk students (where English is often used as a medium of instruction) with that of students at other Arab.
Publisher: Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 1985
ISBN: 9789027279569
Characteristics: 1 online resource (147 pages)


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