By Jasone Cenoz, Fred Genesee, International Association for the Study of Child Language
The topic of this quantity was once encouraged through the topic of the VIIIth foreign Congress for the examine of kid Language which used to be held in San Sebastian, Spain, in July 1999. The chapters during this quantity are in response to papers that have been offered at that assembly. they supply a picture of the present country of analysis on bilingual acquisition and replicate the variety of matters, methodologies, and language mixtures that may be present in modern paintings within the box. issues comprise: the simultaneous acquisition of 2 first languages - early differentiation and next improvement of grammars; the emergence of verbal morphology and the lead-lag development factor in bilingual acquisition; early language differentiation in bilingual babies; language differentiation in bilingual babies - proof from babbling; and prior stressful verb varieties, discourse context and enter positive aspects in bilingual and monolingual acquisition of Basque and Spanish.