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Bilingual Development in Toddlers

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Nayeli Cervantes-JimenezFollow

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Psychology

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Abstract

This study is part of a larger study that will include 60 Latino families and their Spanish-English bilingual toddlers. The objective of this research study is to examine the relation between bilingual toddler’s vocabulary skills and their exposure to caregivers’ amount of English and Spanish. In particular, through conducting home visits and linguistic analyses of toddler’s and caregivers’ interactions, we aim to gain a better understanding of the factors that promote bilingual development.

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Perla B. Gamez, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

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Bilingual Development in Toddlers

This study is part of a larger study that will include 60 Latino families and their Spanish-English bilingual toddlers. The objective of this research study is to examine the relation between bilingual toddler’s vocabulary skills and their exposure to caregivers’ amount of English and Spanish. In particular, through conducting home visits and linguistic analyses of toddler’s and caregivers’ interactions, we aim to gain a better understanding of the factors that promote bilingual development.