Publication details [#18090]

Zentella, Ana Celia. 1997. Growing up bilingual: Puerto Rican children in New York. Blackwell Publishers. ix + 323 pp.
Publication type
Book – monograph
Publication language
Language as a subject


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.

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