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24.906 24.906[J] The Linguistic Study of Bilingualism

Prereq: 24.900
U (Fall)
12 Units. HASS-S; CI-H

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.

S. Flynn

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Same subject as 21G.024[J]