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ERIC Number: EJ537678
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0023-8333
A Longitudinal Study of Pragmatic Differentiation in Young Bilingual Children.
Nicoladis, Elena; Genesee, Fred
Language Learning, v46 n3 p439-64 Sep 1996
Examined whether there is an earlier developmental stage than 2 years of age when bilingual children do not use their languages in pragmatically differentiated ways. Analyses of recordings of four French-English bilingual children in Canada during free play sessions with their mothers and fathers suggest a stage very early in development when bilingual children do not show pragmatic differentiation in language use. (32 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada