More people in the world are bi/multilingual than monolingual, this itself makes it a topic worthy of investigation. There are a number of intertwined social and political reasons responsible for people to acquire two or more languages. The course will look into issues responsible for this phenomenon as well the results of the same on society and the individual.
1.R. Guha, Multiple Voices: an introduction to Bilingualism, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK, 2006.
2.F. Grosjeanand P. Li, The Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism, Wiley Blackwell, Sussex, UK, 2013.
3.A, Pavlenko, The Bilingual Mind, Cambridge University Press, 2014
Myers-Scotton, C. 2006. Multiple Voices: an introduction to Bilingualism. Blackwell Publishing. Oxford, UK.^$^Grosjean, F. and Ping Li. 2013. The Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism. Wiley Blackwell. Sussex, UK^$^Pavlenko, A. 2014. The Bilingual Mind. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK.
Academic Complex Block F Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati, Assam, 781039