Chinese American adolescents' perceptions of the language brokering experience as a sense of burden and sense of efficacy.

@article{Wu2009ChineseAA,
  title={Chinese American adolescents' perceptions of the language brokering experience as a sense of burden and sense of efficacy.},
  author={Nina H Wu and Su Yeong Kim},
  journal={Journal of youth and adolescence},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={703-18}
}
Children of immigrants who do translations and who interpret for others using their heritage language and English are known as language brokers. Although prior research suggests that children of immigrants' perceptions of the language brokering experience vary greatly-from feeling a sense of efficacy to feeling a sense of burden-what remains unanswered in the literature is identification of the antecedents and processes that help to explain the varying psychological experience of language… CONTINUE READING
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