Bilingual Language Development

For the sixth consecutive year, Jersey City has been named the most ethnically diverse city.  The city's residents speak over 40 different languages.  See below for resources regarding bilingual language development.

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Diverse Kindergarten
Image by Hannah Wright
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The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association provides information about bilingual language development.

Facts and Myths About Bilingual Speech and Language Development

Advantages of Being Bilingual

Language Difference vs. Disorder:  differentiating the two, plus information on types and features of typical bilingual language acquisition.

Parents and Child

On the Disadvantages of Parents Ceasing to Speak the Birth Language with Bilingual Language Impaired Children