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Conference Paper: How language contact affects dual language learners phonological development

TitleHow language contact affects dual language learners phonological development
Authors
KeywordsLanguage contact
Preschoolers
Phonological development
Issue Date2016
Citation
The 2nd Conference on Language Contact in Asia and Pacific (LCAP 2016), The University of Macau, Macau, China, 14-15 September 2016. How to Cite?
AbstractMore than one language is used in the Hong Kong preschool setting. Apart from acquiring Cantonese which is the majority language of the Hong Kong population, Hong Kong preschoolers are exposed to English regularly through stories, songs and games in the classroom setting. Given the vast differences between Cantonese and English phonology, we were interested in how young children handle simultaneously two different phonological systems, and whether the language contact in question influences these young dual language learners’ phonological development in either or both of the languages. To address these issues, we first administered to 96 four-year-old Hong Kong ...
DescriptionSession 5
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/235466

 

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dc.contributor.authorWong, KSR-
dc.contributor.authorLim, LLS-
dc.contributor.authorPerry, C-
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-14T13:53:27Z-
dc.date.available2016-10-14T13:53:27Z-
dc.date.issued2016-
dc.identifier.citationThe 2nd Conference on Language Contact in Asia and Pacific (LCAP 2016), The University of Macau, Macau, China, 14-15 September 2016.-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/235466-
dc.descriptionSession 5-
dc.description.abstractMore than one language is used in the Hong Kong preschool setting. Apart from acquiring Cantonese which is the majority language of the Hong Kong population, Hong Kong preschoolers are exposed to English regularly through stories, songs and games in the classroom setting. Given the vast differences between Cantonese and English phonology, we were interested in how young children handle simultaneously two different phonological systems, and whether the language contact in question influences these young dual language learners’ phonological development in either or both of the languages. To address these issues, we first administered to 96 four-year-old Hong Kong ...-
dc.languageeng-
dc.relation.ispartofLanguage Contact in Asia and Pacific Conference, LCAP 2016-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.subjectLanguage contact-
dc.subjectPreschoolers-
dc.subjectPhonological development-
dc.titleHow language contact affects dual language learners phonological development-
dc.typeConference_Paper-
dc.identifier.emailLim, LLS: lisalim@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.authorityLim, LLS=rp01169-
dc.description.naturepostprint-
dc.identifier.hkuros270197-

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