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LIN8017 Bilingualism and Bilingual Education

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Educ


This course looks at bilingualism from three main perspectives: 1. Psycholinguistic; 2. Socio-psychological; and 3. Educational. The course covers the following topics: Definitions of bilingualism; individual and societal bilingualism; the measurement of bilingualism; the psycholinguistic aspects of bilingual language acquisition and language processing; code-switching, bilingualism and cognition; types of bilingual education.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2014 Online