Schneider's dynamic model gives an account of the evolution of languages in a post-colonial setting. According to the Wikipedia article, Stage 3 is defined as: (3) Contact-induced changes can be ...
[This was first asked at chinese.stackexchange before cross-posting here was suggested.] Studies have shown that learning more than one language helps people of all ages learn each one of the ...
Simultaneous bilingualism (or multilangualism) is when a child acquires two (or many) languages simultaneously, for example when they are raised by parents speaking more than one language. ...
When a child is first learning a language in a bilingual environment, is it easier or harder to properly acquire the two distinct languages if they are more similar? For example, is it easier for a ...