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    I’m doing a research project about being bilingual but have no idea what topic/question I should research. Any idea is appreciated as long as it’s related to being bilingual. Thanks
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    I’m doing a research project about being bilingual but have no idea what topic/question I should research. Any idea is appreciated as long as it’s related to being bilingual. Thanks
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    (Original post by Lucofthewoods)
    I’m doing a research project about being bilingual but have no idea what topic/question I should research. Any idea is appreciated as long as it’s related to being bilingual. Thanks
    How about the conditions required for children to become truly bilingual?

    You could examine the difference between various situations, and see what the likelihood is of the child becoming bilingual in the circumstances. For example:

    Parent 1 speaks Language A and B; Parent 2 speaks only Language B. The family live in a country where Language A is spoken.

    Parent 1 speaks Language A and B; Parent 2 speaks only Language B. The family live in a country where Language B is spoken.

    Both parents speak Language A, but neither are fluent in Language B. The family live in a country where Language A is spoken.

    Both parents speak Language A, but neither are fluent in Language B. The family live in a country where Language B is spoken.

    Or envisage scenarios where there are three languages involved, with two parental languages but the family living in a country where Language C is spoken.

    You could then also examine the extent to which formal schooling in a language is required to acquire full bilingualism (including writing skills).
 
 
 
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