The Internal Context of Bilingual Processing

Authors
ORCID logoJohn Truscott | National Tsing Hua University
ORCID logoMichael Sharwood Smith | Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh
HardboundAvailable
ISBN 9789027204004 | EUR 99.00 | USD 149.00
 
e-Book
ISBN 9789027262158 | EUR 99.00 | USD 149.00
 
Google Play logo
This book offers a broad-based account of bilingual processing, drawing on research findings and current thinking from various domains across cognitive science. The theoretical approach adopted is the Modular Cognition Framework in which language processing is characterized as an interaction between dedicated linguistic systems and the other modules of the human mind. The latter provide the 'internal context' of bilingual processing. This internal context involves goals, value, emotion, self, and representations of the external context. The book combines all these elements into a coherent picture of the bilingual's internal context and the way it shapes processing. It then shows how some central concepts in cognitive science and bilingualism fit in with – and follow from – this view. These concepts include working memory, consciousness, attention, effort, codeswitching, and the possible cognitive benefits of being bilingual. The book should be of interest to professionals in the field as well as postgraduate students and advanced undergraduates.
[Bilingual Processing and Acquisition, 8] 2019.  xv, 327 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Cited by

Cited by 8 other publications

Coumel, Marion, Christine Groß, Sabine Sommer-Lolei & Markus Christiner
2023. The Contribution of Music Abilities and Phonetic Aptitude to L2 Accent Faking Ability. Languages 8:1  pp. 68 ff. DOI logo
Jensen, Isabel Nadine & Marit Westergaard
2023. Syntax Matters: Exploring the Effect of Linguistic Similarity in Third Language Acquisition. Language Learning 73:2  pp. 374 ff. DOI logo
Sharwood Smith, Michael
2021. Internal context, language acquisition and multilingualism. Second Language Research 37:1  pp. 161 ff. DOI logo
Sharwood Smith, Michael
2021. Language transfer: a useful or pernicious concept?. Second Language Research 37:3  pp. 409 ff. DOI logo
Smith, Michael Sharwood
2021. The cognitive status of metalinguistic knowledge in speakers of one or more languages. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 24:1  pp. 185 ff. DOI logo
Slabakova, Roumyana
2023. A shared linguistic system of multilingual representations. In L3 Development After the Initial State [Studies in Bilingualism, 65],  pp. 29 ff. DOI logo
Truscott, John & Michael Sharwood Smith
2019. Theoretical Frameworks in L2 Acquisition. In The Cambridge Handbook of Language Learning,  pp. 84 ff. DOI logo
Yang, Hui‐Ling, Hsin Chu, Ching‐Chiu Kao, Nae‐Fang Miao, Pi‐Chen Chang, Philip Tseng, Anthony Paul O'Brien & Kuei‐Ru Chou
2020. Construction and evaluation of multidomain attention training to improve alertness attention, sustained attention, and visual‐spatial attention in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: A randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 35:5  pp. 537 ff. DOI logo

This list is based on CrossRef data as of 21 february 2024. Please note that it may not be complete. Sources presented here have been supplied by the respective publishers. Any errors therein should be reported to them.

Subjects

Consciousness Research

Consciousness research

Main BIC Subject

CFDM: Bilingualism & multilingualism

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009040: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Psycholinguistics / General
ONIX Metadata
ONIX 2.1
ONIX 3.0
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2019028025 | Marc record