ERIC Number: EJ441425
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Considering Arrested Language Development and Language Loss in the Assessment of Second Language Learners.
Schiff-Myers, Naomi B.
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, v23 n1 p28-33 Jan 1992
This article examines issues in language assessment in children exposed to two languages, including arrested language development in preschool children, arrested development and language loss in school-age children, effects of educational policy (especially the devaluation of non-English languages) on bilingualism, problems in primary language assessment, and importance of the case history. (DB)
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Case Studies, Code Switching (Language), Educational Policy, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods, Interference (Language), Language Acquisition, Language Dominance, Limited English Speaking, Non English Speaking, Preschool Children, Second Language Learning, Student Evaluation
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses
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