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Bilingualism - LAN00003M

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  • Department: Language and Linguistic Science
  • Module co-ordinator: Information currently unavailable
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2022-23
    • See module specification for other years: 2021-22

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching period
A Spring Term 2022-23

Module aims

This module will provide a review of bilingual development. Some of the issues to be considered are:

the controversy over 'one system vs. two' in bilingual acquisition;

the effect of bilingualism on cognition;

code-switching in children and adults;

aspects of bilingual education.

Module learning outcomes

By the end of the course you should have a good understanding of the complex questions surrounding bilingualism and should be able to critically evaluate the issues involved.


Task Length % of module mark
Term Paper
N/A 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
Term Paper
N/A 100

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Indicative reading

Papers or book chapters will be assigned each week; they will be made available electronically at the beginning of term.

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