The acquisition of lexical tones by Cantonese-English bilingual children.

@article{Mok2018TheAO,
  title={The acquisition of lexical tones by Cantonese-English bilingual children.},
  author={Peggy Pik Ki Mok and Albert Lee},
  journal={Journal of child language},
  year={2018},
  volume={45 6},
  pages={
          1357-1376
        }
}
Previous studies on bilingual children found intact tonal development at the initial stages of interaction between Cantonese and English in successive bilingual children, whereas children exposed to both languages from birth have not been studied in this regard. We examined the production of Cantonese tones by five simultaneous bilingual children longitudinally at 2;0 and 2;6, and compared them with age-matched monolingual children using auditory analysis. Our results showed that some bilingual… CONTINUE READING

Figures, Tables, and Topics from this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 48 REFERENCES