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ERIC Number: EJ561196
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0790-8318
Cultural Influences on French/English Language Dominance of Three Louisiana Children.
Caldas, Stephen J.; Caron-Caldas, Suzanne
Language, Culture and Curriculum, v10 n2 p139-55 1997
Qualitative and quantitative research methods were used to identify the cultural factors that influence the usage of household French by three French/English bilingual children in Louisiana. Using 24 months of weekly tape recordings of spontaneous dinnertime conversation, a ratio of French to English utterances was calculated, and correlated with linguistically significant events documented in field notes. (Author/JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Louisiana; Quebec