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ERIC Number: EJ637386
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1367-0050
Development of the First Language Is Not a Barrier to Second-Language Acquisition: Evidence from Vietnamese Immigrants to the United States.
Nguyen, Anne; Shin, Fay; Krashen, Stephen
International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, v4 n3 p159-64 2001
Elementary and middle school children in California who speak Vietnamese as a first language reported high levels of oral competence in Vietnamese and a desire to maintain Vietnamese language and culture. There was no evidence that the development of the first language was a barrier to second language acquisition. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California