When Learning a Second Language Means Losing the First

@inproceedings{Fillmore2005WhenLA,
  title={When Learning a Second Language Means Losing the First},
  author={Lily Wong Fillmore},
  year={2005}
}
  • Lily Wong Fillmore
  • Published 2005
In societies like the United States with diverse populations, children from linguistic minority families must learn the language of the society in order to take full advantage of the educational opportunities offered by the society. The timing and the conditions under which they come into contact with English, however, can profoundly affect the retention… CONTINUE READING