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ERIC Number: EJ541098
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0883-2919
The Role of Functional Categories in Bilingual Children's Language Mixing and Differentiation.
Rubin, Edward J.; And Others
World Englishes, v15 n3 p385-93 Nov 1996
Examines the simultaneous development of two linguistic competences in the bilingual child. Special attention is devoted to the role of functional categories in the development patterns attested, and a position is taken that is intermediate between two hypotheses: the strong hypothesis and the weak hypothesis. Childhood bilingualism is viewed as a convergence of developments in linguistic theory, language acquisition, and language contact. (Author/JL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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