Bilinguality and Socioeconomic Status (SES): Approaching Non-Singular Factor to a Child's Cognitive Development

Risa Rumentha Simanjuntak
2013 Lingua Cultura  
Article attempted to argue that bilingualism have positive contributions toward a child's cognitive development. By applying library research the discussion is focused on the contribution bilingualism had in mitigating socioeconomic detrimental effects on a child's learning. Article started with discussing aspects of cognition, especially those shown through speech productions, of a bilingual child, then moving forward to discuss previous findings and arguments from the research pertaining to
more » ... e issue of low socioeconomic status (henceforth SES) and cognition. Finally, the discussion concluded that bilingualism should be discussed as a complex system of learning and not as separate strands of a child's learning.
doi:10.21512/lc.v7i2.427 fatcat:vgnae7npdnfsvilyiw7jjzvnfe