The current study examined language control and code-switching in bilingual children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) compared to bilingual peers with typical language development (TLD). In addition, proficiency in each language and cognitive control skills were examined as predictors of children’s tendency to engage in cross-speaker and intra-sentential code-switching.
Acoustic cues to deception on a picture-naming task were analyzed in three groups of English speakers: monolinguals, bilinguals with English as their first language, and bilinguals with English as a second language
The current study examined the effects of dual language exposure on executive function in 5- to 11-year-old Spanish-English bilingual children with different language skills. Dual language exposure was measured via parent report and was operationalized as the proportion of time spent in an environment where both English and Spanish were present.
The Language Acquisition and Bilingualism Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Waisman Center is currently recruiting children ages 4 through 7 to participate in research on language development in monolingual and bilingual children. If your …