Publication details [#18090]
Zentella, Ana Celia. 1997. Growing up bilingual: Puerto Rican children in New York. Blackwell Publishers. ix + 323 pp.
Book – monograph
On the social construction of bilingualism in a New York Puerto Rican community. Language varieties of Spanish and English constituting the community's bi- and multilingual repertoire, major communication patterns, syntactic features and discourse strategies of so-called "Spanglish" are described in detail.