TITLE

Balancing Bilinguals: Lexical-Semantic Production and Cognitive Processing in Children Learning Spanish and English

AUTHOR(S)
Kohnert, Kathryn J.; Bates, Elizabeth; Hernandez, Arturo E.
PUB. DATE
December 1999
SOURCE
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec1999, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p1400
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study which investigated developmental changes in lexical production skills in early sequential bilinguals, in both Spanish and English. Lexical-semantic skills in bilingual adults and children; Methodology; Effects of basic-level cognitive processing on word production as a skill system; Conclusions.
ACCESSION #
4522231

 

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