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Teaching a Third Language

  1. Ulrike Jessner

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1149

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Jessner, U. 2012. Teaching a Third Language. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


In 1962 Elizabeth Peal and Wallace Lambert published an article on the cognitive advantages of bilingual children in the Montreal area (Peal & Lambert, 1962).


  • bilingualism;
  • language teaching;
  • multilingualism;
  • third language learning