Course: LING 447. Bilingualism in the U.S. (3)
Preparatory: ENGL 301. Upper division course dealing with concepts and controversies regarding bilingualism in the U.S. Students will gain an understanding of bilingual language acquisition (e.g., when children acquire more than one language in the home or at school); bilingual language phenomena such as code-switching, linguistic borrowing, transfer, and interlanguage, and the controversies surrounding bilingualism in the U.S. education system and in society. Available for graduate credit.