Browsing by Subject "L2 acquisition"
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Longitudinal effects of second language on first language narrative skills and executive functions of preschool children Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Selcuk University, 2020)The present study investigated the longitudinal effects of early exposure to L2-English on L1-Turkish language competence, narrative skills and executive functioning. We asked whether early immersion-like exposure to L2, starting around 3 years of age, would have reflections on L1 competence, L1 narrative skills and gains in cognitive flexibility. Thirty 4-year-olds attending two types of preschools participated in the study: L1-preschools (N=12) with Turkish instruction and L2-preschools (N=18) ...