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Особенности русского языка как yнаследованного в Германии
Features of Russian Heritage Language in Germany

Author(s): Natalia Brüggemann
Subject(s): Foreign languages learning, Lexis, Language acquisition, Pragmatics, Comparative Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Eastern Slavic Languages
Published by: Polskie Towarzystwo Rusycytyczne
Keywords: heritage language;bilingualism;Russian language;German language;sociolinguistics;second language learning;language acquisition

Summary/Abstract: The purpose of the article is to give an outline of the main features of the Russian heritage language used by the second generation of immigrants in Germany with regard to particular teaching needs. The author presents such phenomena as attrition, incomplete acquisition, matter and pattern borrowing, the role of parents’ input etc. and develop several requirements meant for curricula for teaching in universities and for the conception of lessons particularly devoted to heritage speakers.

  • Issue Year: 2/2018
  • Issue No: 162
  • Page Range: 159-173
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: Russian