24.906J / 21F.024J The Linguistic Study of Bilingualism, Fall 2006
The Linguistic Study of Bilingualism
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This course describes development of bilingualism in human history (from Lucy to present day). It focuses on linguistic aspects of bilingualism; models of bilingualism and language acquisition; competence versus performance; effects of bilingualism on other domains of human cognition; brain imaging studies; early versus late bilingualism; opportunities to observe and conduct original research; and implications for educational policies among others. The course is taught in English.
asmitasapient (1:25:08 PM): bilingualism, language acquisition, code-switching, cognition, neuropsychologly, childhood, linguistics, bilingualism