Growing Up Trilingual in Montreal: Perceptions of College Students

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Title
Growing Up Trilingual in Montreal: Perceptions of College Students
Abstract
The authors examine how trilingual youths who have grown up in Montreal acquired their linguistic repetoires and how they use languages in their everyday lives. The authors point out that census data revels how language behavious in Montreal has changed quite radically as the legislated status of French as a lingua franca has improved. The authors data from interviews with students provided information on how this period of linguistic transformation in the province was xperienced in families of newcomers, and how multilingualism as a form of capital is perceived by this new generation of Montrealers.
Book Title
Language Socialization in Bilingual and Multilingual Societies
Place
Clevedon, England, &; Toronto, ON
Publisher
Multilingual Matters
Date
2003
Pages
62-80
Language
en
Citation
Lamarre, Patricia. “Growing Up Trilingual in Montreal: Perceptions of College Students.” In Language Socialization in Bilingual and Multilingual Societies, edited by Robert Bayley and Sandra R. Schecter, 62–80. Clevedon, England, &; Toronto, ON: Multilingual Matters, 2003.
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