Additive trilingualism: Evidence from the Basque Country

  title={Additive trilingualism: Evidence from the Basque Country},
  author={Jasone Cenoz and Jose F. Valencia},
  journal={Applied Psycholinguistics},
  pages={195 - 207}
ABSTRACT This research examines the influence of bilingualism on third language learning in a bilingual community, the Basque Country. The English-language achievement of students instructed through the majority (Spanish) and the minority (Basque) languages in the Basque Country was measured. In addition, other cognitive, sociostructural, social psychological, and educational variables were also included in the study. Several sets of regression analyses were carried out to analyze the role of… 
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  • Linguistics
    Applied Psycholinguistics
  • 2000
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