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Solutions for the Assessment of Bilinguals free pdf Solutions for the Assessment of Bilinguals presents innovative solutions for the evaluation of language abilities and proficiency in multilingual speakers - and by extension, the evaluation of their cognitive and academic abilities. This volume brings together researchers working in a variety of bilingual settings to discuss critical matters central to the assessment of bilingual children and adults. The studies include typically developing bilingual children- bilingual children who may be at risk for language impairments- bilingual and multilingual children found in classrooms- and second-language learners in childhood and adulthood. The contributions propose a variety of ways of assessing performance and abilities in the face of the multiple issues that complicate the best interpretation of test performance.

About Virginia C. Mueller-Gathercole

Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole is Professor of Linguistics at Florida International University and until recently acted as Co-Director of the Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice at Bangor University. Her research focuses on monolingual and bilingual language acquisition, especially in relation to semantics, morpho-syntax and assessment, and the acquisition of English and Spanish in Spanish-English and Welsh-English bilinguals. Virginia is the Associate Editor of First Language and has been working in the field for over 30 years.

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Author : Virginia C. Mueller-Gathercole
Publisher : Multilingual Matters
Data Published : 10 October 2013
ISBN : 1783090138
EAN : 9781783090136
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 248 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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