24.4671, FYI: Talk by Prof. JM Dewaele, December 2nd, University of Reading, UK

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Subject: 24.4671, FYI: Talk by Prof. JM Dewaele, December 2nd, University of Reading, UK

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Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2013 12:51:28
From: Jason Rothman [j.rothman at reading.ac.uk]
Subject: Talk by Prof. JM Dewaele, December 2nd, University of Reading, UK

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The Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism (CeLM) (http://www.reading.ac.uk/celm/) at the University of Readingis proud to host the next speaker, Prof. Jean Marc Dewaele in its seminar series December 2nd 2013.  

All are welcome to attend for free.  Reading is easily accessible from London, just 25 minutes by train from Paddington Station.

Inter-individual variation in attitudes towards code-switching and self-reported frequency of code-switching among adult multilinguals

Prof. Jean Marc Dewaele
Birbeck College, University of London

Date: December 2nd, 2013 
Time: 3-4:30 pm; refreshments 4-4:30
Place: London Road 
Building and Room: L22, G01

The present study is a large-scale quantitative analysis of inter-individual variation (linked to the degree of multilingualism in childhood and at present, sociobiographical variables (gender, age, education level) and personality traits - Extraversion, Neuroticism, Tolerance of Ambiguity and Cognitive Empathy- in attitudes towards code-switching (CS) and self-reported frequency of CS among 2116 adult multilinguals from around the world. Data were collected through an on-line questionnaire. We found that attitudes towards CS and self-reported frequency of CS are linked to some personality traits, language learning history and current linguistic practices, as well as some sociobiographical variables.  
Dewaele, J.-M. & Li Wei (to appear) Attitudes towards code-switching among adult mono- and multilingual language users. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development.
Dewaele, J.-M. & Li Wei (2013) Intra- and inter-individual variation in self-reported code-switching patterns of adult multilinguals. Unpublished ms.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics


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