ERIC Number: ED192605
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Second-Language Acquisition and Bilingualism: Research in Canada (1970-1979). Research Bulletin No. 501.
Gardner, Robert C.; Desrochers, Alain M.
This paper reviews the research on second language acquisition and bilingualism conducted in Canada over the past decade (1970-79). The material on second language acquisition is presented under the followinq headings: approaches to second language instruction, individual differences and second language acquisition, and effects of second language acquisition on individual characteristics. The literature on bilingualism is discussed under these headings: perceptual processes, the representation of experience, consequences of bilingualism, and bilingualism in interpersonal communication. The bulk of the paper consists of a narrative report; an 11-page bibliography, alphabetical by author, is appended. (Author/JB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of the Secretary of State, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: University of Western Ontario, London. Dept. of Psychology.