Introduction to Bilingualism

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Drawing together linguists' and psychologists' approaches to the study of bilingualism, this volume provides students with a firm grounding in bilingual acquisition and development. It begins with a discussion of sequential and simultaneous bilinguals, illustrated by a wealth of case studies and examples, and the key theories surrounding bilingual development. The book subsequently explores topics such as bilingual speech perception, sound, lexical and morpho-syntactic development, cognitive processing and metalinguistic awareness.Introduction to Bilingualism is a companion for undergraduate and postgraduate students of applied linguistics, psycholinguistics, speech and language therapy and language education.>
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherBloomsbury Publishing
Number of pages230
ISBN (Print) 9781137609540
Publication statusPublished - 24 Oct 2019

Publication series

NameMacmillan Modern Linguistics series


  • Bilingualism


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