Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children

Title

Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children

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Description

This book sets a high standard for rigor and scientific approach to the study of bilingualism and provides new insights regarding the critical issues of theory and practice, including the interdependence of linguistic knowledge in bilinguals, the role of socioeconomic status, the effect of different language usage patterns in the home, and the role of schooling by single-language immersion as opposed to systematic training in both home and target languages. The rich landscape of outcomes reported in the volume will provide a frame for interpretation and understanding of effects of bilingualism for years to come.

ISBN

1853595713

Publication Date

2002

Publisher

Multilingual Matters

City

Buffalo, NY

Keywords

Bilingualism in children, Children, Language

Disciplines

Child Psychology | Linguistics | Psychology