Telling Stories in Two Languages

Telling Stories in Two Languages

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The topic of bilingualism has aroused considerable interest in research on language acquisition in recent decades. Researchers in various fields, such as developmental psychology and psycholinguistics, have investigated bilingual populations from different perspectives in order to understand better how bilingualism affects cognitive abilities like memory, perception, and metalinguistic awareness. Telling Stories in Two Languages contributes to the general upsurge in linguistically related studies of bilingual children. The book's particular and unique focus is narrative development in a bilingual and multicultural context.The book is particularly important in an increasingly pluralistic and multicultural United States, where there are large numbers of children from increasingly diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.Bilingual verbal ability tests: Comprehensive manual. Itasca, IL: Riverside. Murray, J. D. (1995). Logical connectives and local coherence. In R. F. Lorch, Jr. aamp; E. J. Oa#39;Brien (Eds.), Sources of coherence in reading (pp. 107-125). Hillsdale, NJanbsp;...

Title:Telling Stories in Two Languages
Author:Masahiko Minami
Publisher:IAP - 2011


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