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ERIC Number: EJ228040
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
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ISSN: ISSN-0039-8322
The Cross-Lingual Dimensions of Language Proficiency: Implications for Bilingual Education and the Optimal Age Issue.
Cummins, Jim
TESOL Quarterly, v14 n2 p175-87 Jun 1980
It is argued that cognitive/academic language proficiencies in first and second languages are interdependent and empirically distinguishable from interpersonal communication skills. This analysis is applied to the interpretation of data on the effects of bilingual education programs and on the age issue in second language learning. (PMJ)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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