Bilingual child acquisition through the lens of sociolinguistic approaches

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This paper entails a perspective on bilingual child acquisition through the lens of sociolinguistic approaches. A discussion of the concepts of monolingual language ideology and power dynamics is undertaken in order to reveal their important consequences on studying bilingual child acquisition, in particular, which (parts of) language(s) and children are important to study with which kinds of methodologies, concepts, and analyses. This paper discusses ethnographic fieldwork as a methodology to dive deeper into the whole envelope of bilingual child use in situated interactions with parents/care-takers, teachers and other children at home and in the classroom. The emphasis on language ideologies and power dynamics has helped sociolinguistic enquiry to move away from existing monolingual language ideologies in bilingual child acquisition research.
Originele taal-2Engels
TitelBilingual Cognition and Language
SubtitelThe state of the science across its subfields
RedacteurenDavid Miller, Fatih Bayram, Jason Rothman, Ludovica Serratrice
UitgeverijJohn Benjamins Publishing
Pagina's15-36
Volume54
StatusGepubliceerd - 2018

Publicatie series

NaamStudies in Bilingualism
Volume54

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