Bilingual Advantages: Contributions of Different Bilingual Experiences to Cognitive Control Differences Among Young-adult Bilinguals

Bilingual Advantages: Contributions of Different Bilingual Experiences to Cognitive Control Differences Among Young-adult Bilinguals

by Zhilong Xie

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783034320818
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/14/2016
Series: Linguistic Insights Series: Studies in Language and Communication , #213
Pages: 221
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.86(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Zhilong Xie is director and Associate Professor at the Centre for Foreign Language Teaching & Education of Foreign Languages College at Jiangxi Normal University in China. His current research focuses on the interaction between cognitive control and bilingual usage. Other areas of research include foreign language teaching, second language acquisition, and intercultural communication.

Table of Contents

Bilingual experience and cognitive control – Bilingual Advantage – Research Rationale and Questions – Experiment One – Bilingual Advantage in the Chinese Context – Experiment Two – L2 Proficiency and Cognitive Control – Experiment Three – Language Interpreting Experience and Cognitive Control – Experiment Four – Public Speaking Experience and Cognitive Control – General Discussion.

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