This study measured naturalistic language stimulation in Hong Kong among eight bilingual (Cantonese, English) infants. Two findings were that (a) infants received more indirect (adult-to-adult) than direct (adult-to-infant) language stimulation and (b) infants received 6.8 hr of language stimulation per day with more fillers, vocatives, and baby talk than declaratives, interrogatives, and imperatives. Copyright © 2013 Hammill Institute on Disabilities.
CitationYip, M. C. W. (2013). A language stimulation analysis of Cantonese-English bilingual infants in Hong Kong. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 35(1), 3-4.
- Language stimulation
- Bilingual (Cantonese-English) infants