Chapter 16. Bilingual First Language Acquisition

  1. Erika Hoff and
  2. Marilyn Shatz
  1. Fred Genesee and
  2. Elena Nicoladis

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757833.ch16

Blackwell Handbook of Language Development

Blackwell Handbook of Language Development

How to Cite

Genesee, F. and Nicoladis, E. (2007) Bilingual First Language Acquisition, in Blackwell Handbook of Language Development (eds E. Hoff and M. Shatz), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757833.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405132534

Online ISBN: 9780470757833

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Keywords:

  • bilingual first language acquisition (BFLA);
  • language development;
  • language learning;
  • phonology;
  • phonetics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Development of Two Languages Simultaneously

  • Child Bilingual Code-Mixing

  • Communicative Competence

  • Conclusions