Publication details [#12551]

Berman, Ruth A. 1999. Bilingual proficiency / proficient bilingualism: insights from narrative texts. In Extra, Guus and Ludo Verhoeven. Bilingualism and Migration. (Studies on Language Acquisition 14). De Gruyter Mouton. pp. 187–208.
Publication type
Article in book
Publication language
Language as a subject


This article reports on a study of narrative text production by groups of mono- and bilingual adults. Differences in terms of grammar, lexicon, use of rethorical devices, subordination, juxtaposition and register are documented;