monolingual


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monolingual

(mŏn″ō-lĭng′gwĭl)
Being able to speak only one language in a semantically correct and fluent manner.
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The frequency of hedges and boosters was calculated per 1000 words in four rhetorical sections of monolingual and bilingual EFL learners' articles: Abstract, Introduction, Discussion, and Conclusion.
Bilingual and multilingual children are not simply monolingual children with two or more languages at their disposal, which means raising them means adjusting to a different mode of thinking.
Collier and Thomas (2004) show through comparative data from 15 states that DLLs from dual language enrichment programs perform better than their monolingual peers.
The monolingual speakers 'only' speak what is traditionally regarded as a syllable-timed language whereas the bilingual speakers also speak what is traditionally regarded as a stresstimed language.
"Thistlefield Writes" also provides an important lesson for any bilingual project within a monolingual educational environment.
In his longitudinal study of the acquisition of English by three monolingual children, Brown (1973) reported that the three children produced pre-nominal possessives from age 2;0, although the inflection 's was missing (e.g., 'daddy chair').
But, rather than supporting the existing diverse linguistic landscape, the DBP pursued policies to forcefully entrench a Malay monolingual nation.
[USA] Mar 20 (ANI): According to a recent study, children who live in homes where two languages are spoken have shown better attention control than kids in a monolingual family.
So Dr Thomas was contacted and her response was that overall bilingualism is advantageous or neutral when comparisons are made with monolingual control groups.
Bilingual children are known to have better metacognitive skills than monolingual children, besides presenting more expressive results in perception tests [25,26].
The large notice advertising this event in the Park is monolingual English only.
Brain scans showed they had an increased cortical thickness and higher-density gray matter than their monolingual counterparts, which is significant because people with Alzheimer's tend to show the opposite trend.