Language, Culture and Cognition
A Collection of Studies in First and Second Language AcquisitioneBook - 1991
This book provdes a comprehensive overview and yet detailed inquiry into some of the more recent questions raised by bilingual and second language practice and by research oriented professionals. It investigates some of the cognitive processes involved in the acquisition of language, the role of culture and the dynamics of learning and instruction. Finally, it discusses testing and assessment, particulary with reference to minority language children.