C people who are positive toward speakers of another

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c. People who are positive toward speakers of another language are likely to learn that language more quickly than those who are neutral or negative about that group. d. Because attitudes are a topic from social psychology, and second-language proficiency is a topic from cognitive psychology, this kind of interdisciplinary research has not yet been conducted. Answer: c Section Ref: Bilingualism
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Cognition 10e TestBank Ch 10:Language II: Language Production &Bilingualism Page 21 of 28 10-59. Your textbook discusses a 2010 study, with bilingual Arab Israeli students who were enrolled at a university in Israel. The fluently bilingual researcher spoke to students in either Arabic or Hebrew. The results of this study showed that these students: Section Ref: Bilingualism
Difficulty: Easy 10-60. The early research and theory on bilingualism
Section Ref: Bilingualism Difficulty: Easy 10-61. Comparisons of bilingual and monolingual speakers have shown that
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Cognition 10e TestBank Ch 10:Language II: Language Production &Bilingualism Page 22 of 28 10-62. Suppose that you have a summer job in which you work with both monolingual and bilingual children, although the two groups are otherwise similar. You would expect to find that a. the monolingual children would typically be better at following directions. b. the bilingual children would learn the pragmatics of only one language, so if English is their second language, they would be likely to make pragmatic errors. c. the bilingual children would usually be better at following complex instructions. d. the bilingual children would generally perform better at all language tasks except for tasks requiring metalinguistic expertise.

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