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compound/coordinate bilingualism


Subject Linguistics

DOI: 10.1111/b.9780631214823.1999.x


These terms refer to the degree of semantic equivalence between two codes in a bilingual person. Compound bilingualism occurs when both codes are fused and neither dominates the other. Coordinate bilingualism is frequently encountered in a foreign language learner whose use of L2 is ‘mediated’ through the dominant L1. See bilingualism. ( 1970 ). ‘Compound’ and ‘coordinate’ bilingualism: a conceptual artifact . Word , 26 , 254 – 61 . ( 1971 ). Sociolinguistics: A brief introduction . Rowley , MA : Newbury House . ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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