Series | SAIL
Review | Languages in Italy, Languages in Europe: Where We Are, Where We Are Going
Chapter | L’acquisizione dell’italiano in Bambini con Adozione Internazionale

L’acquisizione dell’italiano in Bambini con Adozione Internazionale

Aspetti psicolonguistici e glottodidattici


One of the least examined aspects in literature is the development of the linguistic proficiency in internationally adopted individuals, who must learn the Italian language in our country. In this contribution we will analyze the specific linguistic and psycholinguistic conditions of these little learners during their Italian language acquisition. The language learning process in this children population exhibits extremely interesting phenomena and characteristics that pose questions about the premature mechanism of learning and solidification of the L2 and also about the erosion of the primary mother tongue.

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Language: it

Keywords Internationally adopted individualsLinguistic proficiencyItalian Language Acquisition

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