24.906 The Linguistic Study of Bilingualism


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Development of bilingualism in human history (from Australopithecus to present day). Focuses on linguistic aspects of bilingualism; models of bilingualism and language acquisition; competence versus performance; effects of bilingualism on other domains of human cognition; brain imaging studies; early versus late bilingualism; opportunities to observe and conduct original research; and implications for educational policies among others. Students participate in six online web meetings with partner institutions. Taught in English. Enrollment limited.

This class has 24.900 as a prerequisite.

24.906 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by S. Flynn.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 56-169.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S. This class counts as a CI-H.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 24.906 was rated 6.1 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the DSpace@MIT: 24.906J / 21F.024J The Linguistic Study of Bilingualism, Fall 2006 site or on the 24.906 Stellar site.

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