Phonological awareness skills in the two languages of Mandarin-English bilingual children.

@article{MarinovaTodd2010PhonologicalAS,
  title={Phonological awareness skills in the two languages of Mandarin-English bilingual children.},
  author={Stefka H. Marinova-Todd and Jing Zhao and May Barbara Bernhardt},
  journal={Clinical linguistics & phonetics},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 4-5},
  pages={
          387-400
        }
}
A number of studies have shown that bilingual children have an advantage when performing on phonological awareness tasks, particularly in their stronger language. Little research has been done to date, examining the effects of bilingualism on both languages of bilingual children. In this study Mandarin-English bilingual children's performance on phonological awareness tests was compared with that of Mandarin monolingual children and English monolingual children. The Mandarin-English bilinguals… CONTINUE READING

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