By George Saunders
The writer goals to allay doubts and fears in regards to the elevating of bilingual youngsters through drawing on quite a lot of study in addition to case reviews. The textual content, that is suited for the overall reader, stresses that bilingualism is either general and optimistic.
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Whilst this experience was initially rather nerveracking and stressful, it did bring about a dramatic improvement in her comprehension of and fluency in German. about politics), does she feel a little frustrated because she cannot express her point of view as spontaneously or as aptly as she can in English. In addition I have acquired a good reading knowledge of the closely related Afrikaans. Although the children call me Bert in German, they have always referred to me as Dad(dy) when talking about me in English; for this reason, in the English translations of German conversations given in this book, Bert is translated as Dad(dy).
Moreover, such mixed marriages are by no means unusual in Australia: for the period 19691973, for instance, 38% of males and 24% of females from twelve different groups of immigrants born in nonEnglishspeaking countries married Australianborn persons (Price, 1977:345). Fourthly, I was also interested in the problems faced by parents who, by choice or necessity, use a language which is not their native language to communicate with their children, a situation also by no means unusual in immigrant Page 31 families in Australia where English has in many cases become the language of the family.
In Jim Cummins's (1978) study was not significantly better than that of monolinguals. However, it would seem that this threshold is well within reach: the children in the studies just mentioned who were, according to fairly lenient assessment criteria, considered balanced bilinguals, had clearly reached this hypothesized threshold level of competence. The bilingual children were better at generating hypotheses than the monolinguals. And since bilingual children are usually tested on their knowledge of vocabulary in only one language, or if in both, in each language separately, it is possible that they will perform less well than similarly aged monolingual speakers of either of their languages.