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Moving in and out of bilingualism

Lucinda Pease-Alvarez

Moving in and out of bilingualism

investigating native language maintenance and shift in Mexican-descent children

by Lucinda Pease-Alvarez

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Published by National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning, University of California in Santa Cruz, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Code switching (Linguistics) -- United States.,
  • Mexican American children -- Language.,
  • Bilingualism in children -- United States.,
  • Spanish language -- Social aspects.,
  • English language -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLucinda Pease-Alvarez.
    SeriesResearch report -- 6, Research report (National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning) -- 6.
    ContributionsNational Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19944873M

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