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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 21F.024J (Fall 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • The Linguistic Study of Bilingualism 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Linguistics and Philosophy 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Suzanne Flynn 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 24.906J / 21F.024J The Linguistic Study of Bilingualism



    Fall 2006




    Course Highlights


    This course features an extensive list of readings.


    Course Description


    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.
     

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