Undergraduate Course: Child Bilingualism: Language and Cognition (LASC10077)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course provides an introduction to current linguistic and cognitive research on child bilingualism.
This course introduces students to current research on language and cognition in child bilingualism - the simultaneous or successive learning of two (or more) languages in early childhood. The first part of the course focuses on linguistic aspects and the second on psycholinguistic and cognitive aspects. Particular attention will be paid to data analysis and interpretation.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should have at least 3 Linguistics/Language Sciences courses at grade B or above. We will only consider University/College level courses.
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On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand current issues in the research on child bilingual language development
- Understand the relationship between a bilingual child's two languages
- Uunderstand the role of input in bilingual acquisition
- Understand the effects of bilingualism on general cognition
- Understand the relationship between language and cognition in bilingualism
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||Teaching Contact Time: 9 weeks out of 11 at 3 hours/week = 27 hours
|Course organiser||Prof Antonella Sorace
Tel: (0131 6)50 3493
|Course secretary||Miss Chloe Anderson
Tel: (0131 6)50 9870