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Similarities and differences between simultaneous and successive bilingual children: Acquisition of Japanese morphology

Itani-Adams, Yuki; Iwasaki, Junko; Kawaguchi, Satomi


This paper compares the acquisition of Japanese morphology of two bilingual children who had different types of exposure to Japanese language in Australia: a simultaneous bilingual child who had exposure to both Japanese and English from birth, and a successive bilingual child who did not have regular exposure to Japanese until he was six years and three months old. The comparison is carried out using Processability Theory (PT) (Pienemann 1998, 2005) as a common framework, and the corpus for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Literature
DOI: 10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.6n.7p.268
Access Rights: Open Access


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