Syntactic comprehension, verbal memory, and calculation abilities in Spanish-English bilinguals.

@article{Ardila2000SyntacticCV,
  title={Syntactic comprehension, verbal memory, and calculation abilities in Spanish-English bilinguals.},
  author={Alfredo Ardila and M{\'o}nica Rosselli and Feggy Ostrosky-Sol{\'i}s and Jo{\~a}o Marcos and G Granda and Mauricio Soto},
  journal={Applied neuropsychology},
  year={2000},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={3-16}
}
This article analyzes the interfering effect of the second language (L2) on the first language (L1) in native Spanish speakers living in the United States. We examined 3 linguistic aspects: (a) syntactic comprehension, (b) verbal memory, and (c) calculation abilities. We carried out 2 different studies. In the 1st study, we studied syntactic understanding in 50 Spanish-English bilinguals. For all participants, L1 was Spanish and L2 was English, and all learned English early in life and had… CONTINUE READING
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