Basque L2 development in immersion school settings

@inproceedings{Manterola2013BasqueLD,
  title={Basque L2 development in immersion school settings},
  author={Ibon Manterola and Margareta Almgren and Itziar Idiazabal},
  year={2013}
}
The aim of this article is to study the development of Basque L2 by Spanish L1 children who attend school in a total immersion programme where Basque is the vehicular language. Narratives based on an adult model produced at ages 5 and 8 are analysed in order to better understand the acquisition process of Basque L2 in an immersion school context. Basque L1 children who are also educated in Basque from preschool age constitute a reference group. The same subjects participate in the research at… CONTINUE READING