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ERIC Number: ED404847
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 21
Abstractor: N/A
Bilingualism: An Introduction.
Liddicoat, Anthony
This paper on bilingualism defines the concept and its usage throughout the world. The various dichotomies that have evolved in the study of bilingualism are described: compound and coordinate, simultaneous and successive, additive and subtractive, and elite and folk. Balanced bilingualism, usually referring to an individual who has roughly equal ability in both languages, is also addressed. Studies that have examined advantages and disadvantages to children of bilingualism are reviewed and bilingual education, including cross-language transfer of skills, is addressed. (JP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia