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Heritage Language and Second Language Learning

  • By: Silvina Montrul
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

In a bilingual context, an individual is exposed to and learns two or more languages. Different types of bilingualism are defined by the sociopolitical status of the languages (majority vs. minority language), the order of acquisition of the languages (first vs. ...