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Edwards, Viv

  1. Lynda Pritchard Newcombe

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0358

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Newcombe, L. P. 2012. Edwards, Viv. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Professor Viv Edwards was born in 1950 in the Rhondda Valley. Bilingualism has been an issue at both professional and personal levels throughout her life, having grown up in Wales and with the recent extension of her family to include new Polish members.


  • bilingualism;
  • endangered languages;
  • second language acquisition;
  • sociolinguistics;
  • heritage languages;
  • multilingualism