Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)


when 18 August 2014 - 22 August 2014
duration 1 week
fee EUR 350

Ask someone their opinion on bilingualism and you’re likely to hear statements such as: “Learning two languages from birth confuses children and impairs their cognitive development”, “Bilingual children can’t speak either of their two languages properly” or “You can only become bilingual if you start acquiring your second language as a young child.” Though common currency among the general public, each of these statements is in fact a myth. In this course, you will discover why this is the case as we review some of the most important findings from the research on bilingual children.

Course leader

Dr. Maaike Schoorlemmer

Target group

General (academic) public interested in language, language acquisition and bilingualism.

Course aim

To learn about recent research about bilingual children.

Credits info

Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 350: Course + course materials + housing


Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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