Phonological Acquisition in Bilingual Spanish-English Speaking Children
- Validating automated speaking tests. // Language Testing;Jul2010, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p355
The article discussed the use of automatic score tests to measure a person's ability to speak a language, and focuses on facility-in-L2 tests, a group of tests in English, Arabic, Spanish, and Dutch. Also discussed are the oral proficiency review, the Versan tests, and the semi-directed method,...
- Donald Trump Says Jeb Bush should be "speaking English" while in the U.S. if he wants to lead. GANDELMAN, JOE // Moderate Voice;9/2/15, p5
The article presents the views of American businessman Donald Trump on addressing in English language by politician Jeb Bush. Topics discussed include Trump commenting on Bush to address the public in English instead of using Spanish language, news anchor Megyn Kelly and Mexican immigrants being...
- Early-, Middle-, and Late-Developing Sounds in Monolingual and Bilingual Children: An Exploratory Investigation. Fabiano-Smith, Leah; Goldstein, Brian A. // American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology;Feb2010, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p66
Purpose: To examine the accuracy of early-, middle-, and late-developing (EML) sounds in Spanish-English bilingual children and their monolingual peers. Method: Twenty-four typically developing children, age 3-4 years, were included in this study: 8 bilingual Spanish-English-speaking children, 8...
- The effect of dialect experience on Chinese children's Mandarin phonological awareness. Chen, Sumei; Li, Rongbao; Li, Guangze; Wang, Youkun; Wu, Liqiong // Reading & Writing;Sep2013, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p1317
Most studies on bilingual phonological awareness suggested that children who were able to speak a second language performed better in phonological awareness tasks; some studies however found different results. This study revisited the issue by investigating the effect of Min dialect experience...
- FUNCTIONAL LOAD: TRANSCRIPTION AND ANALYSIS OF THE 10,000 MOST FREQUENT WORDS IN SPOKEN ENGLISH. Gilner, Leah; Morales, Franc // Buckingham Journal of Language & Linguistics;Sep2010, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p135
Not all aspects of a language have equal importance for speakers or for learners. From the point of view of language description, functional load is a construct that attempts to establish quantifiable hierarchies of relevance among elements of a linguistic class. This paper makes use of analyses...
- Comments on the paper Gender acquisition in bilingual children: Frenchâ€“German, Italianâ€“German, Spanishâ€“German and Italianâ€“French. Cantone, Katja F. // International Journal of Bilingualism;Oct2013, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p573
A review of the article "Gender acquisition in bilingual children: French-German, Italian-German, Spanish-German and Italian-rench" is presented.
- Bilingual Children: A Study to Investigate Different Philosophies on Children's Language Acquisition in Three Multilingual Families in Japan. Lynch, Naomi // Japanese Language & Literature;2011, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p483
The article announces the availability of copies of a report regarding language acquisition in bilingual children.
- Good News for Internationally Adopted Children's Phonological Processing Skills. // ASHA Leader;Feb2014, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p16
The article discusses a study published in the November 2013 issue of the "American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology" which focused on the language and literacy development of school-age children adopted internationally by the age of two.
- RESTRICCIONES SOCIOLINGï¿½ï¿½STICAS EN UN CASO DE ALTERNANCIA (MORFOFONOLï¿½GIA: /d/ INTERVOCï¿½LICA EN UNA COMUNIDAD DE HABLA CANARIA. Almeida, Manuel // Linguistica Espanola Actual;2011, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p29
Maintenance and deletion of intervocalic /d/ are both linguistic processes that have been present in spoken Spanish from the very beginning of the language formation and have been kept along the centuries. Nowadays [ï¿½]/[ï¿½] alternation is more or less established in most of the Spanish...