Publication details [#67092]

Wang, Min, Ran Li and Yasmeen Faroqi-Shah. 2019. A comparison of verb and noun retrieval in Mandarin–English bilinguals with English-speaking monolinguals. Bilingualism 22 (5) : 1005–1028.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
Cambridge University Press


This inquiry explored the two prominent theoretical accounts for the finding that noun production is slower and less accurate in bilinguals compared to monolinguals: weaker links and cross-language interference. The findings lend partial support to the weaker links account, and disclose cross-language facilitation rather than interference.