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21F.024J: The Linguistic Study of Bilingualism

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Syllabus

Development of bilingualism in human history (from Australopithecus to present day). 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. Students participate in six online web meetings with partner institutions. Taught in English. Enrollment limited. Prereq: 24.900

Prereqs:  Prereq: 24.900

Units: 3-0-9(U)

HASS-S
CI-H

Same As  24.906J

 

Fall 2013

Section No. Instructor Days Time Room
1 S. Flynn MW 1-2:30 56-169

 

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