Perceived effectiveness of language acquisition in the process of multilingual upbringing by parents of different nationalities

  title={Perceived effectiveness of language acquisition in the process of multilingual upbringing by parents of different nationalities},
  author={Michał B. Paradowski and Aleksandra Bator},
  journal={International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism},
  pages={647 - 665}
ABSTRACT This article examines the perceived effectiveness of multilingual upbringing strategies and ways of communication adopted by families where the parents are of two different nationalities. The theoretical introduction presents an overview of the most important issues related to the linguistic development in bi-/multilingual children, debunking common myths and misconceptions surrounding the notions of bi-/multilingualism. The empirical part analyses the results of a survey conducted… 

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